<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=192693127735055&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">

Rheumatology

Medical specialists in arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.
$400*
Initial consultation fee
Medicare rebate of $224.35*
Follow up sessions $200 with Medicare rebates of $112.30
Purpose built clinics in Chatswood & Parramatta
*The Initial consultation could be less at $320 with a $128.3 Medicare rebate.  It depends on the diagnosis and what item criteria you fall under and can only be determined during the consultation.
Book an appointment

Physiotherapy

Specialists in musculoskeletal disorders and injuries.
$142.50
Initial consultation fee
Follow up sessions $99
Purpose-built clinics in Chatswood & Parramatta
Get Started

Exercise Physiology

Arthritis and exercise specialists
$125
Initial consultation fee
Follow up sessions $85
Purpose-built gyms in Chatswood and Parramatta
Group exercise sessions run daily
Get Started

Diet

Anti-inflammatory eating specialist. Plus FODMAP and IBS
$130.00
Initial consultation fee
Follow up sessions $85
Reduce inflammation and create positive change.
May be eligible for a Medicare rebate with a Chronic Disease Management Plan from your GP.
May be covered by your private health insurance.
Get Started

Massage

Ease stiffness, soreness and pain.
$97.00
One hour massage*
Trained remedial massage therapists. With specific focus on arthritis.
Follow up sessions $85
Gift vouchers and multi-packs available.
Registered with all health funds.
* 30, 90 and 120 minute massages also available at respectively, $59, $134 and $177. 
Get Started

DEXA Scan

Know your body and track your progress accurately. 
$100.00
Body Composition Scan
Exercise physiologists trained as DEXA technicians to analyse and explain results to you. 
GE Lunar technology, non invasive and accurate. 
Understand your total body fat percentage, bone mineral density, body mass (kg), body fat mass (kg), android fat percentage, and regional body parts composition. 
Get Started

Frequently Asked Questions 

How long do the Rheumatology consultations go for?

Our initial Rheumatology consultations go for 45 minutes. A follow up consultation is 15 minutes.

Back to top

How long is the wait to see a Rheumatologist?

The wait at most can be 1 month depending on availability of the Doctor. 

Back to top

Do you Bulk Bill consultations?

BJC Health is not a bulk bill clinic, however, in extreme circumstances this can be discussed with the doctor - under their discretion. 

Back to top

Can I claim through my private health fund for my Rheumatologist appointment?

No, private health funds do not cover Rheumatology consultations. We are only able to claim through Medicare.

Back to top

Do you accept care plans?

Yes, we accept care plans for our physiotherapy, exercise physiology and dietetics services. 

However, they are not bulk billed. You will receive a rebate of $52.95 from Medicare after the full consultation amount has been paid on the day.

Back to top

How do I start Exercise Physiology classes?

You will need to have an initial consultation with one of our Exercise Physiologists before commencing classes. They will assist you in deveoping an exercise plan that best suits you and your goals. 

 

 

Back to top

What is a Rheumatologist?

A Rheumatologist is a specialist physician who has expertise in diagnosing and treating arthritis, musculoskeletal conditions and other autoimmune diseases.

Back to top

If I have a referral to see one of your Doctors but it’s a long wait to get an appointment, can I see another Doctor on the same referral?

Yes, as long as the referral is addressed to our clinic. 

Back to top

Do I need a referral?

Yes, you will need to get a referral from your GP to be able to see one of our Rheumatologists.

Without the referral we are unable to claim your rebate through Medicare.

Back to top

Do you take AMEX?

Unfortunately, our clinic does not accept AMEX cards.

Back to top

Do any of your doctors speak Mandarin or Cantonese?

Yes, Dr Herman Lau speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese.

Dr Anne Chung speaks Mandarin.

Back to top

Do you do pregnancy massages?

Yes, we do pregnancy massages up to the third trimester.

Back to top

Do you send reminders for appointments?

Yes, we send both email and SMS reminders two days prior to your appointment.

Back to top

Do you accept Work cover?

Yes we do accept work cover patients for all our services. We ask that all information be provided prior to your appointment. We require claim details and approval of claim before attending appointment. 

Back to top

Follow-up Content

This bottom pane module can be used as a follow-up to the main page content and gives visitors direction as to what to do next. Persuade the visitor to take further action with a content offer or perhaps a blog post with related content. This module can be hidden in the page editor if not needed.