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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
Entabeni.Support@lifehealthcare.co.za
Physical address
148 Mazisi Kunene (South Ridge Road), Berea, Durban, 4001
Hospital manager
Bhaviksha Maharaj
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
Cardiac High Care
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Cardiac ICU
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
General High Care and ICU
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Paediatric Ward
  • 11h00 - 12h00
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Cooper Medical Ward
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Cooper Medical High Care
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Cooper 2 Orthopaedic Ward
  • 11h00 - 12h00
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Neuromedical Ward
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
Surgical ICU
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00

Medical services

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • ENT surgery
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Hepatobiliary surgery
  • Internal medicine
  • Maxillofacial & oral surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Paediatric nephrology
  • Paediatric neurology
  • Pathology
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Radioisotope nuclear medicine
  • Renal transplantation
  • 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 Ian Young 031 171 0019
Dr Liesl Baker 031 261 1258
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 Gerard Alexander 031 261 1777
Dr Kaven Naicker 031 261 1777
Dr Keith Odayan 031 261 1777
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
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 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 Ponnusamy Rajaruthnam 031 261 7310
Dr Rajan Moodley 031 261 7111
Maxillofacial & oral surgeon(s)
Dr Vivesh Rughubar 031 261 7310
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 Malan Roux 031 261 2585
Mr Somasundram T Govender 031 261 1491
Occupational therapist(s)
Ms Kate Rowland 031 261 4870
Ophthalmic surgeon(s) (Eye Centre)
Dr Raymond Way 031 261 2338
Dr Vanessa Thunstrom 031 261 9303
Dr Sine Mulonga 031 301 1549
Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr AD Bhatta 031 261 1215
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 Luren Reddy 031 261 1215
Dr Sachin Baba 031 261 1215
Dr Sicelo Mvelase 031 261 1272
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 Mohun 031 261 8861
Physiotherapist(s)
Miss Vaneshrie Moodley 031 201 3024
Mr Riad Khan 031 261 4985
Ms Nasreen Ebrahim 031 201 3024
Plastic surgeon(s)
Dr Simmi Singh 031 940 4024
Dr Shaal Ramdial 031 942 1354
Psychiatrist(s)
Dr Suntheren Pillay 031 261 2688
Dr Theshenthree Govender 031 261 1325
Dr Varsha Maharaj 031 261 2688
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 087 310 4983
Rheumatologist
Dr Rasha Maharaj 031 261 5130
Speech therapist(s)
Ms Justine Hellberg 031 261 4779
Mrs Maxine Dobeyn 031 261 4779
Ms Michelle Symons 031 261 2179
Mr Pregalathan M Naidoo 031 261 1991
Hepatobiliary surgeon
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 1362
Dr Vinesh Padayachy 031 261 5130
Wound Care Practitioner
Sr Kate Macphail 031 261 1255

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

Entabeni.Support@lifehealthcare.co.za

Map

Life Entabeni Hospital

Hospital Manager Bhaviksha Maharaj