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Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre


Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre is a surgical facility, situated next to the Sport Science Institute Complex in Newlands, Cape Town. The facility specialises in day procedures for both prominent sportsmen and private patients. Working at the facility are Orthopaedic surgeons, specialising in treating ankle, elbow, hand, hip, knee and shoulder joints, ENT and plastic surgeons. The two theatres at this eight-bed day ward are equipped with the state-of-the art technology and enable these world-class health professionals to improve the lives of their patients through innovative and considered treatment regimens. The centre is linked to the  Orthopaedic Sports Clinic at the Sports Science Institute and is dedicated to providing excellent health and care to those who use its services.


021 670 9920
Physical address
Mariendahl Terrace, Off Sports Pienaar Road, Newlands, 7700
-33.965836 : 18.466965
Hospital manager
Christine Malan
Visiting hours

For visitation exceptions around neonatal ICU and paediatric wards contact the hospital directly or click here for more information.

Medical services

The Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre is a dedicated  surgical facility specialising in orthopaedic, plastic and ENT day procedures.


Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)

Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)
Dr Gary Kroukamp 021 674 0885
Dr Michael Molyneux 021 201 8709
Maxillofacial and oral surgeon(s)
Dr Sanjay Ranchod 021 137 1713
Orthopaedic surgeon(s) 
Dr Basil Vrettos (Elbow and shoulder) 021 506 5580
Dr Clive White (Hip and Knee Surgery)  021 683 6037
Dr Hayden Hobbs (Knee surgery and sports injuries)  021 506 5621
Dr John May (Hip and knee surgery)  021 671 5651
Dr JP du Plessis (Elbow and shoulder surgery) 021 506 5580
Dr Leith Stewart (Hip and Knee Surgery)  021 683 6037
Dr Neil Kruger (Hand, wrist and elbow) 074 810 0564
Dr Neill van der Walt (Knee) 021 683 6037
Dr Steve Carter (Hand surgery)  Steve 021 506 5670
Dr Steve Roche (Elbow and shoulder surgery)   021 506 5570
Dr Willem van der Merwe (Knee surgery and sports injuries)   021 686 1196
Plastic and reconstructive surgeon(s) 
Dr Alex Landau 021 674 0775
Dr Werner Smith 021 671 1406

Contact us

Physical address

Mariendahl Terrace
Off Sports Pienaar Road

Postal address

P O Box 103
Howard Place

Hospital Manager

Christine Malan


021 670 9920


021 670 9921




Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre