What is a paediatric pulmonologist?
A paediatric pulmonologist is a highly trained medical professional who specialises in treating children with breathing or other lung-related problems. They diagnose, treat and manage these problems in children from birth and throughout childhood.
About Dr Delano Rhode
Paediatrician and Paediatric Pulmonologist
Delano Rhode is a Paediatrician and Paediatric Pulmonologist who practices at Melomed Bellville.
His experience and qualification
Dr Rhode completed his medical degree at Stellenbosch University in 2001, before spending four years specialising in paediatric care. He then dedicated another two years to specialising in paediatric pulmonology, which he has been practicing ever since.
Dr Rhode’s kind and gentle approach has made him popular among his young patients and their parents, leading to many ‘regulars’ and a steady stream of newcomers who have heard about him.
Close to Dr Rhode’s heart is the calling to help care for and uplift disadvantaged children in the local community. He is involved in a number of initiatives to this end. If you would like to support him, please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer a wide range of paediatric services – including the following:
and baby care
Asthma and allergic
Breastfeeding education and
support at Rho-baby clinic
Family planning at Rho-baby
Neonatal general, high
and intensive care
Extended services by specialists in their field
Physiotherapists, audiologist, speechtherapists & occupational therapists
General, clinical & educational psychologists
Paediatric Neurology services
Respiratory evaluations by Paediatric Pulmonologist and Ear, Nose & Throat spcialists
On-site referrals to specialists
On-site referral to Laboratories and X-ray departments for evaluation
Dr Delano Rhode and his team of paediatric specialists are dedicated to helping your child grow up strong and healthy.
Dr Berdine Pohl
Physiotherapist & Accounts
Reception and Accounts
Reception and Accounts
Alfreda de Mornay
“Baie dankie Dr Delano Rhode en susters van Melomed Hospitaal omdat julle so mooi na my kind gekyk het. Sy het baie goed herstel en ons gaan nou huistoe!”
“I believe that Dr Rhode is the best children’s doctor in the world. All parents should ask for Dr Delano Rhode!”
“Special thanks to Melomed staff and nurses and a very big thanks to Dr Delano Rhode for taking such good care of my baby.”
“This is a big thank you to the staff at Melomed Bellville […] Thanks to Dr Delano Rhode, it is because you are the best paediatrician that my grandchild is sorted out. God bless you always, from grateful grandparents.”
Bronwyn Willaims Wllemse
“A special thank you to the best paediatrician who I truly trust my kid’s life with, Dr Delano Rhode….Thank you Paeds staff at Melomed Bellville, you guys are great!”
“Dr Delano Rhode, you are still the best paediatrician by far. Thanks for all you do for our kids!”
“Dr Delano Rhode is the best children’s doctor ever.”
“My baby girl is going home today!!! Thanks to Dr Delano Rhode for all the help and meds. You are one of those doctors that actually care for each patient. Your services are truly priceless!!!”
“Spent the afternoon at Melomed Hospital for Shaina to see Dr Delano Rhode and once again the number of people waiting to see him bore testimony to what a great paediatrician he is. I never mind waiting to see him because I know I will leave his rooms with a sound diagnosis and relief in the knowledge that my son or daughter will be fine. Thanks Doc! You really are one in a million!”
If you have an out-of-hours emergency, please contact the medical response team on 021 712 6699
Practice contact details
Tel: 021 945 1898
Fax: 021 945 3620
8am to 4pm (Monday – Thursday)
8am to 2pm (Friday)
Closed weekends & public holidays
Suite 7 1st Floor
Bellville Melomed hospital
Cnr of Voortrekker & AJ West Road