Dr Richard Schloeffel

SchloeffelDr Richard Schloeffel MB BS (NSW), FRACGP, FAMAS, Dip Acup (China)

Areas of interest

  • General Practice
  • Total management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and auto-immune diseases
  • Adolescent and child chronic and complex illnesses
  • Women’s health, hormone replacement therapy, menopause
  • Digestive disorders
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Nutritional medicine
  • Acupuncture – for current patients

New patient appointments

New patients: Prospective new patients are required to write a brief, one page letter outlining why they would like to see Dr Schloeffel, including two contact telephone number and date of birth. Upon receipt of this letter, Dr Schloeffel will advise whether he is able to assist, and when an appointment would be available. The waiting period for new patients is approximately four to six months due to the busy nature of his practice. No appointments are booked for new patients before the receipt of a letter.

The initial appointment is for one hour and the fee is $600.

Please allow extra time in case your appointment runs longer or the doctor is running late.

Current patient appointments

Current patients requiring ongoing treatment need to book four months in advance. If a particular time or day is preferred, it is wise to book several months before.

Subsequent visits are $220

Booking an appointment

New patients must fax their letter to (02) 9418 1418 or post their letter directly to the surgery at 11/924 Pacific Highway Gordon NSW 2072.

Current patients must ring the surgery on 9418 1388 option 1 weekdays between 9:00am and 5:00pm.


Dr Schloeffel’s hours are Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm.

Consultations are by appointment only. Please ring our secretaries between 9am and 5pm to make an appointment

More information about Richard

Dr Richard Schloeffel graduated in 1978 from NSW University along with post-graduate training in an isolated rural general practice. He worked in country practices for thirteen years and spent five years working in the developing world, including Papua New Guinea, China, India, Bali and Eastern Europe.

For the last twenty years he has been the principal at Pymble Grove Health Centre where he has been treating and specializing in complex and chronic disorders with an integrative team of practitioners.

This broad experience has been invaluable in developing the diagnosis and treatment of chronic disorders and the ability to look beyond the existing paradigms to a deeper and more profound understanding of complex diseases, particularly Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Borreliosis and co-infections as well as Auto Immune Disease.

Dr Schloeffel has treated over three and a half thousand patients with CFS and related disorders, refining diagnosis and appropriate investigations and management protocols. He has lectured widely on CFS as well as Borreliosis and co-infections. He is currently President of The Australian Chronic Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases Society (ACIIDS) and is assisting with The Tick Bourne Disease Research Unit at Sydney University. He is pro-active in helping Doctors and Patients understand chronic disease.

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