Our Hospitals

Life Entabeni Hospital

Overview

Life Entabeni Hospital, situated in Berea, Durban, has a total of  312 beds and an additional 50 beds in the rehabilitation unit, for which this hospital is well known. It offers rehabilitation for patients disabled by traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury and other disabling conditions. A  state-of-the-art renal unit, based at Life St Joseph’s adjacent to the hospital, opened in 2012. The 18-station facility provides haemodialysis treatment for patients with chronic renal failure, in a hospital setting. Treatment in many other medical and surgical disciplines is also offered at the hospital, where a first-class team of health professionals provide exceptional care to patients. Through their ongoing quality training, hospital employees are able to deliver excellent healthcare and embrace the principles of empathy, ethics, excellence and empowerment.

Life Entabeni 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.

Telephone
031 204 1300
Email
support.entabeni@lifehealthcare.co.za
Physical address
148 Mazisi Kunene (South Ridge Road), Berea, Durban, 4001
Hospital manager
Greg Swale
Visiting hours

Fin 1, 2, 4
  • 11h00 - 12h00
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Fyfe 1, 2
  • 11h00 - 12h00
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Neurosurgical Ward
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Cardiac Ward
  • 11h00 - 12h00
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Paediatric Ward
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Cooper Medical Ward
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Neuromedical Ward
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00

Medical services

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • ENT surgery
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Internal medicine
  • Maxillofacial & oral surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Paediatric nephrology
  • Paediatric neurology
  • Pathology
  • Plastic a& reconstructive surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Radioisotope nuclear medicine
  • Renal transplantation
  • Surgical gastroenterology
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery

Ancillary services

  • Audiology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Renal dialysis
  • Sleep laboratory
  • Speech therapy
  • Social services

Doctors

Anaesthetist(s)
Dr Charlotte Evans 031 261 1258
Dr Horace Rowley 031 564 5437
Dr Ian Young 031 171 0019
Dr John Leyland 031 261 7333 / 4
Dr Liesl Baker 031 261 1258
Dr Lorraine Retief 031 261 7333 / 4
Audiologist(s)
Mr Pregalathan M Naidoo 031 261 1991
Mrs Maxine Dobeyn 031 261 4779
Ms Rookaya Vahed 031 261 4779
Cardiologist(s)
Dr Farouk Hassen 031 261 8211
Dr Satees Singh 031 261 9908
Dr Vijay Deenadayalu 031 261 8514
Cardiothoracic surgeon(s)
Dr Araj Hannooman 031 261 5791
Dr David Shama 031 202 7578
Dr Gerard Alexander  
Dr Kaven Naicker  
Dr Keith Odayan 031 202 9393
Prof Ebrahim A Vanker 031 202 4042
Dermatologist(s)
Dr Anita Gordhan 031 261 5799
Dietician(s)
Mrs Danielle Roberts 031 312 7506
Miss Logeshpree Govender 031 261 1007
Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)
Dr Garth Skinner  031 261 1976
Dr Janani Naidoo 031 261 7373
Dr Salesh Srikewal 031 261 7373
Dr Wojciech Zieciak 031 261 8086
Endocrinologist(s)
Dr Sophia Rauff 031 261 2575
Gastroenterologist(s)
Dr Kugan Govender 031 261 1001
Dr Suleman AH Moola 031 261 8580
General practitioner(s)
Dr Charles Roberts 031 261 6828
Dr David Dungan (Maritime Occupational) 031 261 8291
Dr Guy Scott 031 261 6828
Dr James Addington (Maritime Occupational) 031 261 8291
Dr Jamie Frederik 031 261 6828
Dr Marguerite Howlett 031 261 1255
Dr Nick Park-Ross (Maritime Occupational) 031 261 8291
General surgeon(s)
Dr Andre Reddy 031 261 7310
Dr Bala Govender 031 261 7310
Dr Emil Loots 031 261 7111
Dr Jenen Reddy 031 204 1569 /1442
Dr Namasha Naidoo 031 261 7310
Dr Neil Craig Campbell 031 261 7111
Dr Naseem Y Bhorat 031 261 6796
Dr Rajan Moodley 031 261 7111
Maxillofacial & oral surgeon(s)
Mr Patrick Uys 031 261 7666
Nephrologist(s)
Dr Ishan Rambali 031 261 9901
Dr Suman Maharaj 031 261 8861
Neurologist(s)
Dr Ashleigh Bhanjan 031 261 5446
Dr Dinita Devchand 031 261 1458
Dr Nuren Prosad 031 261 1586
 Neurophysiologist (Epilepsy Unit)
Ms Candice Böttcher 031 204 1490
Neurosurgeon(s)
Dr Jason Coventry 031 261 8237
Mr Mike du Trevou 031 261 8237 / 8
Mr Malan Roux 031 261 2585
Mr Somasundram T Govender 031 261 1491
Occupational therapist(s)
Mr Ashley Ramsoonder 031 261 7732
Mrs Tara-Lee Pretorius 031 261 4870
Ophthalmic surgeon(s) (Eye Centre)
Dr Brian Gundry 031 261 9090
Dr Matt Young 031 261 9090
Dr Raymond Way 031 261 2338
Dr Vanessa Thunstrom 031 261 9303
Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr Andrew Baker 031 261 7907
Dr Andre Human 031 261 7907
Dr Bijay Garach 031 261 6090
Dr Ian Stead 031 261 7907
Dr Sicelo Mvelase 031 204 1300
Dr Shamim Osman 031 261 6616
Dr Vernian Nadar 031 261 7308
Paediatric Nephrologist
Dr Rashinta Moodley 031 261 4767
Paediatric Neurologist
Dr Amith Keshave 031 261 1561
Paediatrician(s)
Dr Das Pillay 031 201 3024
Dr Rashinta Moodley 031 261 4767
Pathologist(s)
Ampath Laboratories 031 261 7331
Lancet Laboratory 031 275 4460
Physician(s)
Dr Ishan Rambali 031 261 9901
Dr Mahomed S Khan 031 261 2256
Dr Ramesh Bhoola 031 261 2256
Dr Rasha Maharaj 031 261 5130
Dr Seshen Govender 031 261 2256
Dr Sophia Rauff 031 261 2575
Dr Sudhir Mohan 031 261 8861
Physiotherapist(s)
Miss Vaneshrie Moodley 031 201 3024
Mr Riad Khan 031 261 4985
Ms Devashni Gathiram 031 261 2313
Ms Nasreen Ebrahim 031 201 3024
Plastic surgeon(s)
Dr Leon Dumas 031 261 6001
Dr Veneshree Nair 031 261 1080
Dr Willie De Villiers 031 261 8958
Psychiatrist(s)
Dr Suntheren Pillay 031 261 2688
Dr Theshenthree Govender 031 261 1325
Dr Vasavan Agambaram 031 261 9120
Psychologist(s)
Dr Ann Watts (Neuropsychologist) 031 261 8288
Dr Brenda Talbot (Educational) 031 261 1461
 Dr Farheen A Majid (Clinical) 031 204 1569
Prof Lourens Schlebusch 031 261 4293
Pulmonologist
Dr Mahomed S Khan 031 261 2256
Radiologist
Lake, Smit & Partners 031 275 9100
Rheumatologist
Dr Rasha Maharaj 031 261 5130
Speech therapist(s)
Ms Justine Hellberg 031 261 4779
Ms Kareen Muller 031 261 4779
Mrs Maxine Dobeyn 031 261 4779
Ms Michelle Symons 031 261 2179
Mr Pregalathan M Naidoo 031 261 1991
Surgical Gastroenterologist
Dr Emil Loots
031 261 7111
Trauma doctor(s)
Dr Dave Ogg 031 204 1377 / 8
Dr Konrad Dorfling 031 204 1377 / 8
Dr Rynn Vurden 031 204 1378
Urologist(s)
Dr Aslam Bhorat 031 261 7073
Dr Michael Nicholls 031 261 1226
Dr Shiven Ramkissoon 031 261 1300
Vascular surgeon(s)
Dr Jahangirul Islam 031 261 5130
Dr Vinesh Padayachy 031 261 5130
Wound Care Practitioner
Sr Kate Macphail 031 204 1569

Contact us

Physical address

148 Mazisi Kunene (South Ridge Road),
Berea,
Durban
4001

Postal address

P O Box 2230,
Durban
4000

Telephone

031 204 1300

Fax

031 261 6435

Email

support.entabeni@lifehealthcare.co.za

Map

Life Entabeni Hospital

Hospital Manager Greg Swale 031 204 1301