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Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital

Overview

Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital is situated on the West Rand in Johannesburg. The healthcare professionals at this world-class hospital appreciate the importance of quality in delivery of service, and embrace caring principles of empathy, ethics, excellence and empowerment. This modern and sophisticated hospital has 220 beds and 10 theatres, and the facility is equipped to deal with routine, more serious and extensive procedures. There are several highly specialised units, such as the neuro-orthopaedic unit, an infertility clinic and a renal unit. A large team of doctors and specialists from 24 medical and surgical disciplines is available for consultation. A combination of quality and clinical excellence, supported by a passion for people is what makes Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital a hospital of choice.

Emergency unit
011 796 6519
Main Reception
011 796 6500
Email
wilgeheuwel.communication@lifehealthcare.co.za
Physical address
Amplifier Road, Radiokop Ext 13, Roodepoort, 1724
GPS
-26.09184 : 27.924491
Hospital Manager
Adri Botes
Visiting hours

We welcome all of our patients’ visitors, as we know what a difference the support of close family and friends can make.

Please note that our patients do need their rest to recover, therefore we ask all visitors co-operation to keep the noise levels down between 13h00 and 15h00, during Rest and Sleep time.

Visiting hours

General wards: Wards 2, Ward 5, Ward 6 and Ward 7

  • 11h00 – 11h30
  • 15h00 – 16h00
  • 19h15 – 20h15

Only 2 visitors at patient’s bedside at any given time.

Children under the age of 12 will only be allowed if under adult supervision.

Maternity:

  • 11h00 – 12h00 All visitors
  • 15h00 – 16h00 All visitors
  • 19h15 – 20h15 All visitors
  • Fathers: 07h00 – 22h00
  • Grandparents: 10 minutes on first day of admission. Sun: 15h00 – 16h00 for 10 minutes.
  • Only siblings under the age of 12.

ICU:

  • 11h00 – 11h30
  • 15h00 – 16h00
  • 19h30 – 20h30

Only 2 visitors at patient’s bedside at any given time.

No children under the age of 12.

PICU:

Parents

  • Anytime
    Except 06h45 – 07h15 and 18h45 – 19h15

Grandparents

  • 10mins on day of admission
    Sun: 15h00 – 16h00 for 10 mins only

Paediatrics

Parents

  • 10h00 – 11h00
  • 15h00 – 16h00
  • 19h00 – 20h00

 Only siblings under the age of 12 will be allowed.

 Further to this, other rules apply with respect to visitors and these are:

  • Visitors are restricted to two per patient at a time.
  • Rest and sleep time in all wards from 13h00 – 15h00.

 Medical services

  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Endocrinology
  • Ear, nose & throat surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Infertility clinic
  • Internal medicine (physician)
  • Maxillafacial surgery
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrologists & renal unit
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Plastic & reconstructive surgery
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology

Ancillary services

  • Antenatal classes
  • Audiology
  • Baby clinic
  • Biokinetics
  • Clinical psychology
  • Dietetics
  • Indoor hydrotherapy pool
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Postnatal clinic
  • Speech therapy

Doctors

Anaesthetist
Dr Corrie Avenant 011 791 0051
Audiologist
Ms Celeste de Freitas 011 795 2909
Clinical psychologist
Dr Kobus van Biljon 011 796 6647
Dietician(s)
Ms Amanda van Huysteen 082 452 7347
Ms Hyla Oosthuizen 011 472 8443
Ms Liezel Wiggett 011 495 5072
Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)
Dr Neels van Schalkwyk 011 472 2272
Dr Phillip Pio 011 794 4790 / 88
Dr Stefaan Bouwer 011 794 4788
Endocrinologist
Dr Gita Makan 011 796 6686
Gastroenterologist
Dr Hilda Smith 010 595 4582
General surgeon(s)
Dr André Baars 011 475 6885
Dr Blikkies Booyse 011 794 3364 / 8575
Dr Dinez Peixoto 011 796 6686
Dr Mohammed Hameed 011 794 1538
Gynaecologist(s)
Dr Bernie Potgieter 011 796 1100
Dr David Schulz 011 796 1100
Dr Deshini Packirisamy 011 795 1329
Dr Elmarie Wypkema 011 794 7710
Dr Hennie Lindeque 011 796 1100
Dr Manuel Giesteira 011 796 1100
Dr Piet Engelbrecht 011 795 4192
Infertility Clinic / IVF Laboratory
Mrs Cecile Morgan 011 794 4996
Internal medicine
Dr Anneli Korb 011 044 2500/4
Dr David Le Roux 011 794 1720 / 1817
Dr Janie Kriel 011 796 6571
Dr Julia Botha 011 794 3604
Dr Robin Ballantine 011 794 4022
Dr Ziyaad Laher 011 796 6591
Maxillofacial surgeon(s)
Dr Chris Lawrence 011 794 8516/8530
Dr Johan Vorster 011 472 2321
Nephrologist(s)
Dr Malcolm Davies 011 796 6686
Dr Nina Diana 011 796 6686
Neurologist
Dr Desmond Shamley 011 794 4358
Neurosurgeon(s)
Dr Johan Wasserman 011 794 2664 / 2851
Dr Mauritz van den Heever 011 794 5518 / 28
Dr Schalk Burger 011 794 7664
Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr Dirk van Zyl 011 795 4291 / 3
Dr Franz Snyman 011 795 4038
Dr Jaco Strobos 011 794 9936 / 7
Dr Manie de Wilde 011 794 9693
Dr Neil Freed 011 794 8629
Dr Philip Mostert 011 794 5758 / 7386
Dr Tollie Oosthuizen 011 794 3371 / 6
Paediatrician(s)
Dr Ed Neethling 011 794 1504
Dr Harshad Ranchod 011 794 3409
Dr Karin Simmank 011 794 8161
Dr Izanie Weideman 011 794 1504
Pathologist(s)
Dr Bruinette Kramer and Ass 011 794 3235 / 3396
Lancet Laboratories 011 699 1980
Physiotherapist(s)
Bell and Rogers 011 794 4566
Ingrid Klerck 011 794 2380
Libby Spies 011 6780 605
Poulter Simons 011 796 6714 / 794 6833
Wanda Ferreira 082 487 5850
Plastic & reconstructive surgeon
Dr James van der Merwe 011 794 7705
Psychiatrist(s)
Dr Alma Kalaba 011 796 5186
Dr Marie Buchner 011 794 8629
Pulmonologist
Dr Ziyaad Laher 011 796 6591
Radiologist(s)
Dr Van Rensburg and Partners 011 794 4688
Mammography and Bone Densitometry 011 794 4532 / 4688
Rheumatologist(s)
Dr Marilyn Reddy  011 794 4942
Dr Romela Benitha 011 795 2887
Urologist(s)
Dr Corne van Graan 011 794 3549
Dr George Bell 011 794 1161 / 2911 / 011 470 7966
Dr Hendré van der Walt 011 794 1161 / 2911

Contact us

Physical address

Amplifier Road
Radiokop Ext 13
Roodepoort
1724

Postal address

Private Bag X11
Honeydew
2040

Contact details

Main Reception

Paediatric ward

Ward 2

Maternity ward

Ward 5

Ward 6

Ward 7

ICU/High Care

Paediatric ICU

Day Ward

Pharmacy

Emergency unit

Day and night manager on call

 

011 796 6500

011 796 6555

011 796 6522

011 796 6754

011 796 6520

011 796 6602

011 796 6678

011 796 6693

011 796 6642

011 796 6770

011 796 6541

011 796 6519

079 040 0227

Fax

086 648 7533

Hospital Manager

Adri Botes

Email

wilgeheuwel.communication@lifehealthcare.co.za

Map

Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital