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A way of life


Life Brenthurst Clinic is a member of Life Healthcare, one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa, operating 63 acute care facilities across the country.

Life Healthcare is recognised throughout the health industry for its high calibre healthcare professionals and excellent facilities.

We believe delivery of world class healthcare is achieved through a combination of unparalleled quality and clinical excellence; along with a true focus on the personal needs of our patients and their families.

Every day we subscribe to the core values of the Life Healthcare group, while individually striving to continually improve facilities, standards and technology.

At Life Brenthurst Clinic our priority is to focus on the delivery of a special brand of health and care to patients. Within a world class hospital, this unique approach is what makes the difference.



Contact us


Physical address

4 Park Lane,
Parktown,
Johannesburg,
2193

Postal address

P O Box 8999,
Johannesburg,
2000

Telephone 011 647 9000
Fax 011 647 9009
Email sandra.mcgurk@lifehealthcare.co.za
Map Life Brenthurst Clinic


Management

Our management can be contacted through our Clinic`s reception desk or through e-mail.

Position Name
Hospital Manager Roy Schubach
Hospital Secretary Sandra McGurk
Nursing Manager Gertrude Phiri
Nursing Standards Manager Nomsa Mbuyisa
Pharmacy Manager Pragna Patel
Administration Manager Carol Mokoena
Marketing & Communication Co-Ordinator Sindi Mndaweni
Patient Services Manager Dudu Irsen
QSSS/IPS Theresa Motshoane
Services Manager Anton Venter



Our team

At Life Brenthurst Clinic we understand that we have a responsibility to meet the expectations of those who are entrusted to our care as well as the expectations of their loved ones.

This realisation enables us to ensure that we focus on an experience of care for everybody who visits or is admitted to one of our hospitals or healthcare facilities.

All Life Brenthurst Clinic staff participate in ongoing quality training `Q to the power of e`. Here we each come to appreciate the importance of quality in delivery of service and to embrace caring principles of empathy, ethics, excellence, energy and empowerment.

Results of ongoing patient satisfaction surveys tell us that a stay at Life Brenthurst Clinic reflects the high standards of health and care we set out to deliver.

The care delivered at Life Brenthurst Clinic extends into the community.

Our employees at all levels actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life in surrounding areas.



Our facilities

Opposite Life Brenthurst Clinic is the Portuguese Medical Institute, with highly competent Portuguese-speaking doctors in attendance.

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE TO VIEW A LIST OF ALL AVAILABLE SPECIALISISTS & CONTACT DETAILS FOR AVAILABILITY & APPOINTMENTS

Our modern, sophisticated facilities include:

  • 233 beds and 11 theatres
  • A 24-hour accident and emergency unit is manned 24x7x365, and supported around the clock by resident specialists
  • An 11 bed general ICU
  • Eye laser
  • Ophthalmology unit
  • A radiology facility, with a comprehensive range of sophisticated diagnostic equipment including:
    • CT scanner
    • MRI scanner
  • A 20 bed maternity unit with well-appointed wards and secure facilities. This unit is ably supported by antenatal and postnatal clinics as well as a well baby and immunisation clinic
  • A 10 bed neonatal intensive care unit complete with state-of-the-art monitoring and life support equipment providing the best possible environment for our smallest patients

Travel Clinic
"Travellers should check if their immunisation status is up to date according to the national recommendations of their home country and their country of destination.

Life Brenthurst Travel Clinic has a portfolio of vaccines/prophylactic medications for diseases such as Yellow Fever, Meningitis, Malaria, etc.

Travellers going abroad can be at low or high risk, depending on several factors such as: destination, location within a country, purpose of travel, length of stay and type of accommodation.

In addition, GP and Sports Medicine services (by a qualified Sports Physician) are also offered at the clinic."

Dr H Nemetswerani – Sports Physician, Phoenix Place Medical Suites

011 484 3366



Medical and surgical disciplines

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Dermatology
  • ENT surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Internal medicine
  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Urology including lithotripsy

Ancillary services:

  • Antenatal clinic
  • Dental clinic
  • Diabetic clinic
  • Dietetics
  • Fertility clinic (www.bioartfertility.co.za)
  • Foreign patient assistance
  • Haemodialysis
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pre-admission clinic
  • Psychology
  • Social work services



Supporting doctors

The doctors listed below are private practitioners. Please enquire about their rates directly with the practice.

Our team of doctors are the best in the region and if you need to contact any of our doctors, they will be happy to assist you with your queries.

The telephone details of the doctors have been listed below and the doctors have been categorized in accordance to their specialty. They are contactable Monday to Friday and some on Saturday mornings - call the rooms directly for appointment times.

Name Contact number

Cardio-thoracic surgeon(s)
Dr A Bhayat (non-resident) 011 726 6113

Cardiologist(s)
Dr A R Moti 011 642 2786 / 92

Clinical psychologist(s)
Dr T Sibanda 082 356 1156
Maphiri Moletsane 082 415 8323
Mrs N Mngomezulu 082 459 2312

Dentist(s)
Dr A Tayob 011 484 7775

Dermatologist(s)
Prof D Modi 011 642 4743

Dietician(s)
Colbert Maimela 078 347 4825

Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)
Dr M Nyoka 011 333 0011 / 011 647 9107
Dr P Pillay 011 834 8436
Dr S Maharaj 011 647 9119 / 011 922 1228

General practitioner(s)
Dr L Picker 011 642 1936
Dr O Maisto 011 484 5559

General surgeon(s)
Dr G Chasumba 011 642 1936
Dr N Dubazana 011 642 3049
Dr S Kasumba 011 642 9979
Dr S Motuba 011 484 3292 / 6

Maxillofacial surgeon(s)
Dr A H Kola 011 484 0988

Medico-Legal
Dr GO Read 011 642 5022

Nephrologist(s)
Dr H Tayob (Diabetologist) 011 484 7775 / 6

Neurologist(s)
Prof G Modi 011 642 4743

Obstetricians & gynaecologist(s)
Dr AG Gamedze (Female) 011 484 4550 / 4568
Dr C Kalu 011 470 9000
Dr D Lumu 011 337 7177
Dr D Merrell 011 614 7017 / 27
Dr F Kabir 011 647 9000 / 011 495 5235
Dr G Anyetei 011484 0230
Dr G H Mohamed 011 484 4550 / 68
Dr GO Matlhaga 011 484 4550/ 4568
Dr I H Maghoma 011 484 7119
Dr J Mbere 011 337 5637
Dr K Mensah 011 642 1936
Dr M I Cassim 011 484 5119 / 68
Dr N ILoanusi 072 446 1869 / 078 037 6344
Dr R A Ismail 011 642 9867 / 8
Dr R K T Larbi 011 647 9235
Dr Y Dasoo 011 484 5119 / 5168

Ophthalmologist(s)
Dr A Valiallah / Ms Zarina Valiallah (Optometrist & Contact Lens Practitioner) 011 484 3602 / 98
Dr K Letlape 011 484 9535
Dr L Malin 011 484 5341
Dr S Hussain 011 647 2333

Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr AD Bhutt 011 642 0746
Dr E Schnaid 011 643 1448
Dr FAC Rodrigues 011 484 5833
Dr G O Read 011 642 5022
Dr KD Tshidibi 011 484 0743
Dr MT Rasheed 011 647 9120 / 3049
Dr NB Mazabane 011 647 9235
Dr R A Morule 011 484 7820 / 2

Paediatric surgeon(s)
Dr J Da Fonseca 011 484 5083

Paediatrician(s)
Dr D Ndiweni 011 642 4511
Dr HA Diar (non-resident) 011 484 0912
Dr L Monaheng 011 484 5329
Dr M Muyanga 011 484 1429
Dr N Maseko 011 484 7375
Dr T Mashile 011 336 8210

Psychiatrist(s)
Dr S Selemani 011 642 1936 / 011 647 9142
Dr VM Chiman 082 493 1776

Radiation oncologist(s)
Dr G Malik 011 484 5260 / 2

Radiologist(s)
Dr A Matisonn 011 484 1920
Dr M Tobias 011 484 1920
Dr R Scott 011 484 1920

Specialist general surgeon(s)
Dr D Sridaran 011 484 5260 / 7832
Dr E Alimia 011 647 9120 / 3049
Dr F Hasan 011 647 9120 / 3049

Specialist physician(s)
Dr C Muzamhindo 011 333 2408 / 0457
Dr L A Mokgatle 011 337 4508
Dr M Amanjee 011 484 3216 / 58
Dr N Gogo 011 647 9000 / 011 656 1302
Dr O Ebrahim 011 642 1936 / 9247

Urologist(s)
Dr CP Obidike 011 643 5350
Dr K Mathabe 011 643 5350
Dr M Khan 011 484 5246



Patient and visitor information

At Life Brenthurst Clinic, we take pride in providing you information that you need in order to make your stay with us a pleasant and hassle-free experience.

If there is any further information that you or your family require regarding our Clinic and our services, please feel free to contact us.

Please contact patient services for account and billing related queries – 011 647 9175 / 9217


Accommodation

The following types of accommodation are provided:

  • Private ward - own bath room facilities, TV and telephone
  • Semi-private ward - two beds sharing bathroom facilities, TV
  • General ward - four/six beds sharing bathroom facilities, TV

Maternity Unit`s Accommodation

  • Private ward - own bath room facilities, TV and telephone
  • Semi-private ward - two beds sharing bathroom facilities, TV
  • General ward - four/six beds sharing bathroom facilities, TV
  • Please note: private facilities subject to availability, should the unit be full – patient will be moved to private ward once available/asap. Please speak to the Unit Manager before your visit should you wish to make use of a private facility

Paediatric Ward`s Accommodation

  • Isolation cubicles
  • Rest Room for Mothers (Mothers whose children are admitted as patients in both private rooms and the general ward are able to stay in the hospital free of charge.)


Discharge

  • Private patients are required to settle their accounts in full (i.e. if the balance of the account of the final bill exceeds the deposit) on discharge.
  • Day patients undergoing surgery under anaesthetic should arrange for transport from the hospital - it is illegal to drive for 24 hours following anaesthetic.


Pre-Admission

In order to ensure a smooth admission process, patients are advised to visit our Pre-admission clinic at least a day prior to admission. Please be advised, patients who are not pre-admitted may experience prolonged delays on the day of admission:

  • Original ID/Passport
  • Current Medical Aid Card
  • Pre-authorisation from medical aid
  • Deposits/Co-payments – where applicable
  • X-rays, if applicable
  • A parent or legal guardian must accompany all patients under 18 years.
  • Maternity bed bookings can be made here, an administration fee of R280 is required.
  • Expectant mothers that deliver at Life Brenthurst are entitled to a free 4D scan at our clinic, this is advisable from 28-32 weeks of pregnancy.
  • These scans take place every alternate Tuesday’s and Saturday’s, bookings can be made at Pre-admissions.
  • If you have booked at Life Brenthurst Clinic, please visit the maternity ward at 37 weeks in order for the nursing staff to obtain a full medical history from you as patient before admission.
  • Please note due to high volumes, a waiting period may apply on the day itself. Please contact Pre-admission on the contact details below for any further info or assistance.
  • Time: 08h00 – 16h00 (Monday to Friday)
  • Tel: 011 647 9018 / 011 647 9020 / 011 647 9021
  • Fax: 011 647 9009
  • Outstanding accounts or billing: 011 647 9217 / 9175 / dudu.irsen@lifehealthcare.co.za / tyron.rungasamy@lifehealthcare.co.za


Public Relations Officer

Our PRO serves as a link between the hospital, patients, doctors and staff. New PRO to be appointed, should you need any assistance, contact hospital management.


Service Monitoring

In keeping with our goal to continue providing high quality care, we monitor our service to patients on an ongoing basis. On discharge patients are asked to complete a questionnaire regarding their stay in the Clinic. Participation is voluntary, but it does help management to address any problems and to improve the quality of service that we provide to you.

We especially welcome any suggestions you may have and these can be directed to Sandra.McGurk@lifehealthcare.co.za.


Tariffs

The Brenthurst Clinic charges medical aid tariffs, i.e. contracted in fees. The patient on discharge must settle surcharges for private rooms, in full.


Visitor Information

We welcome all of our patients’ visitors, as we know what a difference the support of close family and friends can make. In order to ensure the safety of our patients and to provide our patients with the maximum amount of rest, we request that all visitors please strictly adhere to the below times:

General Ward:

  • 11h00 - 12h00
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00

Maternity Unit:

  • Husbands: 08h00 to 20h00
  • Grandparents, family and friends: 11h00 - 12h00, 15h00 - 16h00, 19h00 - 20h00

Paediatric Ward:

  • Mother and Father: 08h00 to 20h00
  • Others: 11h00 - 12h00, 15h00 - 16h00, 19h00 - 20h00 (please arrange with parents and the Sister in Charge)

Neo-Natal ICU:

  • Mother and Father: 08h00 to 20h00
  • Grandparents: 15h00 - 16h00

ICU And High Care Ward:

  • 11h00 - 12h00
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00

Other Criteria for the ICU and High Care Ward

  • Only immediate family members are allowed
  • No children under 12 years old are allowed in the ICU ward
  • A maximum of two visitors per patient at a time are allowed
  • No cellular phones are to be used in the ICU ward