Our Hospitals

Life St George's Hospital

Overview

Life St George’s Hospital in Port Elizabeth has an excellent reputation for quality and clinical excellence. It is one of the largest hospitals in the region with 302 beds and 15 theatres.

This hospital is proud of its world class cardiac centre that focusses on all aspects of cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery from prevention and diagnosis, to treatment and rehabilitation of cardiac patients. The dedicated, multi-disciplinary team and state-of-the-art technology will ensure that we provide the best possible specialist cardiac service to the Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas.

The maternity unit at Life St George’s Hospital has been awarded the Mother and Friendly Hospital Status since 2014. The Baby Friendly Initiative is a worldwide programme of the World Health Organisation and Unicef to promote breastfeeding and skin-to-skin between mother and baby. The specialists and nursing staff of Life St George’s Hospital will walk the extra mile to smooth your transition into motherhood, and make the birth of your baby a memorable experience. Fathers are not forgotten, and are encouraged to share fully in the birth process.

The hospital boasts a dedicated team of first-class health professionals, which caters to all medical and surgical disciplines. Modern and sophisticated facilities and state-of-the art diagnostic equipment enable the staff to deliver a special brand of health and care that will improve the lives of patients and visitors. In addition, Life St George’s Hospital’s employees actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life in surrounding areas.

Optional: Life St George’s Hospital is a member of the Life Healthcare Group, one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa, operating more than 60 acute facilities across the country.

Emergency Unit
041 374 2424
Telephone
041 392 6111
Email
yolandi.shaw@lifehealthcare.co.za
Physical address
40 Park Drive, Port Elizabeth, 6001
GPS
-33.961818 : 25.603972
Hospital Manager
Alex Daneel
Hospital Visiting Hours

Wards
14h30 – 16h30
19h00 – 20h00

ICU
15h00 – 16h00 
19h00 – 20h00

Medical services

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Cardio thoracic surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • ENT surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterological surgery
  • General practice
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Internal medicine
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuro-vascular surgery
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Pulmonology
  • Plastic & reconstructive surgery
  • Radioisotope laboratory
  • Radiology including mammography and MRI
  • Urology including lithotripsy
  • Vascular surgery

Ancillary services

  • Antenatal & postnatal clinic
  • Audiology
  • Breastfeeding clinic
  • Dietetics
  • Lithotripsy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy

Doctors

Audiologist
Ms Kelly Schroeder 041 374 4238
Cardio-thoracic surgeon(s)
Dr Gerhard Oosthuysen 041 373 1038
Dr Rashoek Sewsunker 041 373 1230
Cardiologist(s)
Dr Jacques du Toit 041 373 0430
Dr James Potts 041 374 3926
Dr Martin Butau 041 363 0677
Dr Michael Dean 041 363 7848
Dr Randhir Maharaj 041 363 3944
Colorectal surgeon(s)
Dr Emile Coetzee 041 373 0499
Dietician(s)
Ms René Smalberger 041 374 2256
Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)
Dr Francois Retief 041 374 4238
Dr Iain Butler 041 363 1555
Dr John Black 041 374 1557
Dr Tim Els 087 288 4248
Fertility specialist(s)
Dr Barry Richter 041 374 3974
Dr Danie Botha 041 374 3974
Dr Jaco Strydom 041 374 3974
Dr Wendy Sieg 041 374 3974
Gastro-enterologist
Dr James Garisch 041 373 5364
General practitioner
Dr Phillip Laubscher 041 373 4491
General surgeon(s)
Dr Dennis Shone 041 373 3361
Dr Dick Brombacher 041 374 4800
Dr Linda Whitelock-Jones 041 450 0196
Dr Ruan Botha 041 373 3361
Gynaecologist(s)
Dr Barry Richter (Uro-gynaecologist) 041 373 3974
Dr Carus  Ferreira 041 373 4470
Dr Clayton Grieve 041 374 1134
Dr Debbie Prince 041 373 1320
Dr Daniel Truter 041 373 6973
Dr Danie Botha 041 374 3974
Dr Jaco Strydom 041 374 3974
Dr Lizette Owen 041 373 9809
Dr Marcus van Heerden 041 373 1136
Dr Natascha Andrews 041 373 9809
Nephrologist
Dr Robert Freercks 041 373 0011
Neurosurgeon(s)
Dr Arnaud Morkel 041 363 1200
Dr Hans Relling 041 373 0015
Dr Jibin Francis 041 363 1145
Oncologist(s)
Dr Cathryn Walton 041 363 0581
Dr John Crockett 041 363 0581
Dr Jörn Malan 041 363 0581
Dr Liezl Schoeman 041 363 0581
Dr Louis Dupper 041 363 0581
Ophthalmic surgeon(s)
Dr Schalk du Toit 041 373 8800
Dr Olivia Read 041 373 4910
Dr Wouter Smith 041 373 4910
Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr Colin Audley 041 363 6900
Dr Carl Pretorius 041 373 1047
Dr Pieter Polderman 041 373 3909
Dr Theunis Botha 041 373 6114
Paediatric Cardiologist
Dr Lungile Pepeta 041 363 0428
Paediatrician(s)
Dr Johan Beukes 041 374 3586
Dr Dave Purchase 041 374 3586
Dr Greg Boden 041 363 3900
Dr Paul Gebers 041 363 3900
Dr Wayne Jones 041 363 3133
Pathologist(s)
Ampath 041 391 6193
Pathcare 041 391 5700
Physician(s)
Dr Earle Isaacs 041 819 6489
Dr Gregory Musson 041 373 4017
Dr Marius Langenhoven 041 373 0011
Physiotherapist
Leonora Ferreira 041 374 7001
Plastic surgeon(s)
Dr Chris van der Walt 041 373 2261
Dr Ronel Gowar 041 373 0260
Pulmonologist(s)
Dr Dave Stickells 041 374 3734
Radiologist
Bay Radiology 041 373 3553
Urologist(s)
Dr Greg Boustead 041 373 5011
Dr Stephan Jansen van Vuuren 041 374 5203
Vascular surgeon(s)
Dr Dennis Shone 041 373 3361
Dr Ruan Botha 041 373 3361

Contact us

Hospital Manager

Alex Daneel

Physical address

40 Park Drive
Port Elizabeth
6001

Postal address

P O Box 12051
Centrahil
6006

Telephone

041 392 6111

Fax

041 392 6000

Email

yolandi.shaw@lifehealthcare.co.za

Map

Life St George’s Hospital

Emergency Unit

041 374 2424