Our Hospitals

Life East London Private Hospital


South Africa’s only river port of East London, is home to this first-class facility that is focused on internal medicine and the diagnosis and treatment of common adult diseases, such as kidney disease, cancer and diabetes. There are 11 specialist physicians in attendance at this 100-bed hospital, which also has a 16-bed renal dialysis unit and a radiology facility with a comprehensive range of modern and sophisticated diagnostic equipment. This facility offers patients unrivalled care with an emphasis on quality and clinical excellence – whether for routine, more serious, or extensive, long-term treatments. The employees at Life East London Private Hospital actively participate in community initiatives, and through their ongoing quality training, deliver excellent healthcare and embrace the principles of empathy, ethics, excellence and empowerment.

043 702 3800
Physical Address
32 Albany Street, North End, East London, 5201
-33.007608 : 27.901318
Hospital manager
Reshma Vanmali
Visiting Hours

All visiting hours listed below have been reviewed according to current lockdown regulations. Please contact the hospital directly for updated information.

For visitation exceptions around neonatal ICU and paediatric wards contact the hospital directly or click here for more information.

10h00 – 12h00
14h00 – 20h00

11h00 – 12h00
15h00 – 16h00
19h15 – 20h00


Medical services

  • Internal Medicine

Ancillary services

  • Dietetics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy


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

Dr Alan Koopowitz 043 743 7582
Dr Archie Solombela 043 743 7872
Dr Fezekile Mgwedli 043 722 3933
Dr Kubern Govender 043 743 7582
Dr John  Shweni 043 743 7582
Dr Lulamile Jamjam 043 743 7872
Dr Lungile Mbalekwa 043 742 0614
Dr Mervyn Griffiths 043 743 1686
Dr Michael Webb 043 743 7582
Dr Ntuthu Lufundo 043 722 1380
Dr Timothy Brain 043 743 7582
Dr Tersia van Heerden 043 743 7582
Dr Siyabonga Mbijekana 043 743 7872
Clinical Radiation Oncologist
Dr Zukiswa Jafta 060 960 1537

Contact us

Hospital manager

Reshma Vanmali

Physical address

32 Albany Street

North End
East London

Postal address

P O Box 1585
East London


043 722 3128


043 722 5310




Life East London Private Hospital