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.

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043 702 3800
Physical Address
32 Albany Street, North End, East London, 5201
-33.007608 : 27.901318
Hospital manager
Anneke Appelgryn (acting)
Visiting Hours

Visiting in general wards is from 11:00-12:00 and 14:00 to 15:00 daily, one visitor per patient. Visiting remains restricted in areas where we are treating COVID-19 positive patients.

For visiting specialised units such as ICU is from 11:00-12:00 and 15:00-16:00 and 19:00-20:00, strictly two visitors per patient and only immediate family. No children under the age of 12 years.

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 Fezekile Mgwedli 043 722 1320
Dr Lulamile Jamjam 043 742 0090
Dr Lungile Mbalekwa 043 742 0090
Dr Ntuthu Lufundo 043 722 1380
Dr Timothy Brain 043 743 7582
Dr Tersia van Heerden 043 422 0444
Dr Siyabonga Mbijekana 043 743 7872
Dr Zoleka Mafuya 043 722 3311
Clinical Radiation Oncologist
Dr Zukiswa Jafta 066 545 5462
Clinical Haematologist
Dr Michael Webb 043 422 0110
Dr Kubern Govender 043 743 1686
Dr Siviwe Ndamase 043 743 1686
Dr John Shweni 043 743 1686

Contact us

Hospital manager

Anneke Appelgryn (acting)

Physical address

32 Albany Street

North End
East London

Postal address

P O Box 1585
East London


043 702 3800


043 722 5310




Life East London Private Hospital