Our Hospitals

Life St Mary's Private Hospital

Overview

Life St Mary’s Hospital is a 157-bed hospital situated in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, and it provides excellent medical treatment for local patients without their having to travel long distances. The first-class team of medical professionals at this hospital focuses on an experience of care and quality treatment for everybody who is admitted to this facility or visits it. The hospital has four theatres, as well as an adult and neo-natal intensive care unit. Specialists in 14 different medical and surgical disciplines consult with patients in this modern facility. The employees at Life St Mary’s 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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Emergency
047 505 5600
Telephone
047 505 5600
Email
Bulelwa.qotoyi@lifehealthcare.co.za
Physical Address
30 Durham Road, Mthatha, 5100
GPS
-31.584683 : 28.784978
Hospital Manager
Sive Jama
Visiting Hours

We know how important the presence of your loved ones is when you are ill, so our visiting times are:

General wards: 

11:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 20:00 daily.

Intensive care unit:

11:00 to 12:00,  14:00 to 15:00  and 19:00 to 20:00

Maternity unit:

11:00 to 12:00 (one visitor per patient only) and 14:00 to 18:00

Only two visitors per patient.

Visiting remains restricted in areas where we are treating COVID-19 positive patients.

Medical services

  • Family medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Neurosurgery
  • ENT surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Internal medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery

Ancillary Services

  • 24 – hour Accident & Emergency unit
  • Pharmacy

Doctors

Cardiologist
Dr Khulile Moeketsi 047 531 2118
Dermatologist
Dr Avumile Mankahla 047 531 4108
Dr Salathiso Ndongeni 047 531 6566
Dr Noluvuyo Qikani-Mamane 082 082 6553
Ear, Nose & Throat specialist
Dr Banele Kokose 064 650 9694 /  078 539 7016 / 069 418 3434
Dr Charles Lwanga Myataza 047 502 4400
Endocrinologist
Dr Chukwuma Ekpebegh 047 531 1315
General practitioner(s)
Dr Dumisani Ntanjana 0475311077
Dr Mthobeli Mapeleba 047 532 2153
Dr Nonceba Dingiswayo 047 531 1077
General surgeon(s)
Dr Ibrahim Lubega 047 532 4478 
Dr Charles Mushabe 047 531 4034
Dr Mvuyisi Mpikashe 078 211 7000
Gynaecologist(s) & Obstetrician(s)
Dr Mana Mdaka 047 532 4186
Dr George Essilfie - Appiah 047 531 0630 
Dr Mawande Mayibenye 043 110 0193 / 0731015214
Dr Xolani Mbongozi 047 531 1576 
Dr Mziwohlanga Mdondolo 047 531 1786 
Dr Vulikhaya Mpumlwana 061 418 3822 
Dr Sibusiso Phinzi 047 531 6160
Dr Nonzame Qutha-Magidigidi 072 040 2722
Dr Chwayita Makrexeni 047 532 2692
Dr Tshepo Setlaba 047 495 1508
Neurosurgeon
Dr Mahmud Daffala 047 531 4034
Ophthalmologist(s)
Dr Mohan Bhala 047 531 4550
Dr Anele Yako 047 531 6200
Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr Lonwabo Nxiweni 047 531 1945
Dr Sibulele Xaso 047 505 5632
Dr Vuyo Socishe 047 532 2153
Paediatrician(s)
Dr Donald Tshabalala 047 531 1681 
Dr Nobuntu Nkumanda 047 531 1525 
Paediatric cardiologist
Dr Zongezile Makrexeni 047 532 2692
Paediatric neurologist
Dr Tandokazi Quvile 047 531 0537
Paediatric surgeon
Dr Matongo Mfuneko Kopolo 047 531 6002
Physician(s)
Dr Olwethu Nokhwali 047 531 4323 / 064 515 6290
Dr Mongezi Tau 067 357 4552
Prof. Nomawethu Tonjeni 047 531 4359
Dr Mkhuseli Mashiyi 047 532 2469
Dr Baby Thomas 047 532 5767
Dr Lungiswa Mtingi - Nkonzombi 047 495 0057 
Dr Monwabisi Goqwana 047 531 2092
Thoracic surgeon
Dr Augustine Kafuko 047 505 5600
Urogynaecologist
Dr Akhona Kama 082 557 5569
Urologist
Dr Ntuthuzelo Lusawana 047 532 2153 
Dr Siseko Silolo 047 531 4323
Vascular Surgeon
Dr Lungisani Mtimba 083 712 5824

Contact us

Hospital Manager Sive Jama
Physical address 30 Durham Road
Mthatha
5100
Postal address P O Box 52780
Mthatha
5100
Telephone 475 055 600
Fax 475 315 286
Email Bulelwa.qotoyi@lifehealthcare.co.za
Map Life St Mary’s Private Hospital