Life Empangeni Private Hospital

Life Empangeni Private Hospital


Empangeni lies about 160 km north of Durban and this where Life Empangeni Hospital is situated. This 174-bed hospital serves local patients, who, thanks to the hospital’s central location, do not have to travel long distances to access high-quality medical care. The facility has five theatres and an emergency unit. The dedicated team of health professionals offers treatment in many surgical and medical disciplines and focus on an experience of care for everybody who visits or is admitted.Through their ongoing quality training, hospital employees are able to deliver excellent healthcare and embrace the principles of empathy, ethics, excellence and empowerment.

035 902 8000
Physical address
Cnr Biyela and Ukula Street, Empangeni, 3880
-28.72952 : 31.892506
Hospital manager
Barries Barnard
Visiting hours

General wards:
  • 15h00 to 16h00
  • 19h00 to 20h00
  • Maximum of two visitors per patient at a time.
Maternity unit:
  • Fathers: 08h00 - 20h00
  • Grandparents and siblings: 15h00 - 16h00
  • Maximum of two visitors per patient at a time.
Paediatric ward:
  • Parents: any time up to 20h00
  • Grandparents and siblings: 15h00 - 16h00
  • Maximum of two visitors per patient at a time.
ICU and high care ward:
  • 11h00 - 11h30
  • 15h00 - 16:00
  • 19h00 - 20h00
  • Only family are allowed to visit.
  • Maximum of two visitors per patient at a time.
  • No children are allowed.
Neonatal ICU:
  • Parents may visit at any time.

Medical services

  • Dentistry
  • ENT surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Internal medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Urology

Ancillary services

  • Ambulance service
  • Dietetics
  • Occupational health
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy


Dr Diedré Whittal 0822970799
Dr Fourie de Kock 0357806151
Dr Folkert Wever 0359028089
Dr Judy Madisakwane 0359028089
Dr Piet van der Walt 0357897287
Dr Syed Taqvi 0357722748
Dr Vusumuzi Sibeko 0357724981
Dr Kashmira Makan 0359028076
Dr Peter Fahn 0357723731
Dr Peter Swan 0357727231
Dr Riaan Pretorius 0357723731
Ear, nose & throat surgeon
Dr Gavin Charlton 0357925569
General practitioner(s)
Dr André Naudé 0357726635
Dr Dewalt van der Walt 0359028110
Dr Induran Pillay 0357870602
Dr Omowumi  Adetiba 0357723283
Dr Wentzel Gelderblom 0359028115
General surgeon(s)
Dr Carl Buss 0357723335
Dr Rakesh Kalyan 0359028088
Dr Cedrick Coka 0357723200
Obstetricians & gynaecologist(s)
Dr Rajesh Misra 0359028010
Dr Sifiso Kunene 0357724848
Dr Thabiso Mtambo 0359028095
Ophthalmic surgeon(s)
Dr Johan de Lange 0359028097
Dr Shaneel Singh  0357721631
Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr Chats Gathiram 0357722653
Dr Sailesh Ragoo 0359028076
Dr Ladi Usaiwevhu 0357721522
Ampath Laboratories 0359017600
Lancet Laboratories 0357922580
Dr Fawad Hashmi 0357724798
Dr Sicelo Nkwanyana 0357725405
Mr Senzo Mazibuko 0823663594
Ms Samantha Harding 0357721044
Dr Bogadan Latecki 0357922810
Dr Louisa Soga 0357923491
Dr Steve Molefe 0357727253
Dr Chris Stoyanov 0357726839
Dr Louis Fourie 0357926376

Contact us

Physical address

Cnr Biyela and Ukula Streets

Postal address

PO Box 2136


035 902 8000


035 792 1240



Life Empangeni Private Hospital

Hospital Manager

Barries Barnard