Welcome to DR Rapiti
About Dr. Rapiti
Dr Rapiti has been a doctor for over 35 years. He worked in a secondary hospital, Livingstone Hospital, Port Elizabeth, as a medical officer for 4 years in the departments of internal medicine; adult and paediatric surgery, paediatrics; obstetrics and gynaecology, where after he decided to go into general practice.
Experience That Counts
Dr EV Rapiti acquired a number of postgraduate qualifications to enable him to provide the best service possible to his clients. He has post postgraduate degrees and diplomas in family medicine; children’s health; mental health and asthma; he has also done courses on diabetes, HIV and the management of opiod addiction.
Tried & Tested Solutions
Dr EV Rapiti regularly attends continuing medical meetings (CME’s) and reads widely to keep abreast of the latest treatments in medicine. He presents at medical gatherings and has done a number of radio shows on medical conditions, mental health and drug addiction.
Taking The Time To Listen
Dr EV Rapiti makes sure to listen in details to any ailments his patients have. It is because of this attention to detail that the practice does not take appointments, as it is difficult to determine in advance how long each consultation will last. Bookings are, however, taken and approximate times are given.
Dr Rapiti is a staunch advocate of laughter therapy and always uses it as a modality of treatment for his patients, who present with depression and anxiety. Laughter is the body’s natural way of tapping into the minds reserves of dopamine (mood stabiliser), serotonin (antidepressant) and endorphins (Pain reliever).
Lifestyle Disease Management
DR Rapiti is of the firm view that addiction is an illness of the mind, which cannot be cured by drugs. He helps individuals suffering from the disease with empathy to change their mindsets about addiction. He uses non-medical modalities like meditation, relaxation techniques
Your Health Starts Here
Flexible Bookings And Urgent Care.
Or call — +27 (0)21 397 6029
4 Steps To Healing
Dr. Rapiti has written a simple self-help hand book, “4 Steps to healing” to help users and their families to overcome and cope with addiction. The book is available on Amazon.