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atonofwashing Tue 16-Jun-15 13:50:45

Hello Ladies.

Almost 100% sure we are now moving (back) to Hong Kong this summer.
Our almost 9yr old has very mild epilepsy and so we need to get cracking with organising his meds for when we arrive.

I found internationaldoctorslimited.com based in Central. Are they good? Hard to tell on the internet.
We have friends in HK with kids, but just thought I would ask.

We will also need to find a paediatric neurologist, but am hoping that once GP service has been established, we can work on that. Also fairly sure our current UK based specialist will be able to help.

Thanks in advance.

Laptopwieldingharpy Wed 17-Jun-15 11:36:27

Dr thondup has a great reputation but i think he is retiring soon.
Dr Sophia Kennely is well regarded Too. Lots of very good local paeds too. Depends were you are based.
I had a look for you on the HK moms FB page and Dr Dawson Fong seems like the top paed. Neuro sugeon.

Laptopwieldingharpy Wed 17-Jun-15 11:58:16

Not familiar with the practice you mentioned.
Island health family practice (on Duddel street & also soutside and discovery bay) is very popular with expats.

atonofwashing Wed 17-Jun-15 13:17:36

Laptop, that's great, thanks very much. I will look into that.
I've also been recommended OT&P. They seem to have practises all over the island, Kowloon and NT.
Not completely sure where we will live, but thought I had better get to grips with docs.
again, thanks for the imput.

Laptopwieldingharpy Wed 17-Jun-15 14:30:53

As far as i know ot & p are chiro/osteo/physio no?

atonofwashing Thu 18-Jun-15 14:55:55

Hi, laptop.
Website seems to offer a comprehensive service.
A friend swears by them.
Will check them all out.
Aton

BigFoxLittleFox Thu 18-Jun-15 14:58:30

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atonofwashing Thu 18-Jun-15 18:38:26

Bigfox thank u. Will join hk moms FB once DH has signed his contract.
I have been holding out on joining online things and signing up for stuff in case the move fell thru. Pretty sure it won't, but waiting never the less.

Thanks x

Laptopwieldingharpy Fri 19-Jun-15 10:44:26

Oh good. Always better if you follow a personal recommendation!
Yes the FB group is very active and informative!
Hope you get things finalized soon!

AggressiveBunting Sat 20-Jun-15 08:13:24

Another option is Dr Angela Lau. She used to be at Central Health/ Island Health but has now set up on her own. She is my DC's paediatrician and is very thorough and has a nice manner.

atonofwashing Sun 21-Jun-15 13:10:12

Ladies,
Thanks so much for all your recommendations.
I will look into all of them.
Contract to be signed this coming wee, so yes, looks like all will be finalised pretty soon.
Looking forward to our return to HK!
Aton. X

clickers123 Wed 24-Jun-15 02:40:54

I use Island Health. They are excellent!

eastendfareast Wed 24-Jun-15 05:46:11

OT&P are very good - they have GPs, gynaecologists, paediatricians etc across their clinics.

atonofwashing Wed 24-Jun-15 12:54:47

Thanks all. Really helpful.
Aton x

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