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Life Knysna Private Hospital


Life Knysna Private Hospital and its first-class healthcare professionals aim to provide quality healthcare to all its patients, and also to extend this care into the community. The modern facilities in this 58-bed hospital include a state-of-the-art intensive-care unit, a 24-hour accident and emergency unit with a doctor on call, high-tech diagnostic equipment, a renal dialysis unit and a pathology lab, which local patients can access without having to travel long distances. The commitment to the delivery of high-quality healthcare is reflected by ongoing staff quality training, and surveys show the patients’ appreciation of this excellent treatment, which embraces the caring principles of empathy and empowerment. Through their ongoing quality training, hospital employees are able to deliver excellent healthcare and embrace the principles of empathy, ethics, excellence and empowerment.

044 302 5221
044 302 5201/2/3
Physical address
Hunters Estate Drive, Hunters Home, Knysna, 6570
-34.04638 : 23.078904
Hospital manager
Nevil Vlok
Visiting hours

All visiting hours listed below have been reviewed according to current lockdown regulations. Please contact the hospital directly for updated information.

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

General ward & Surgical ward:  

  • 11h30 - 12h00
  • 15h00 - 16h00
  • 19h00 - 20h00

Medical services

  • Dentristy
  • Endocrinology
  • ENT surgery
  • General practice
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Internal medicine
  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Plastic & reconstructive surgery
  • Radiology
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Urology

Ancillary services

  • Ante natal classes
  • Biokinetics
  • Dietics
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychiatry
  • Speech therapy


Dr Alta Marais 076 303 1509
Dr Esme- Marie Louw 0443025200
Dr Reinhardt De Wet 0443025200
Dr Catherine Knights 0443025200
 Ms Loran Nicklin 0443822686
Dr Eugene Kok 0443822352
Dr Jan Zonnestein 0443821410
Karen de Kock        0761990623
Dr Zandile Spengane 0441500091
Ear, nose & throat surgeon
Dr Martin Young 0443820800
Dr Arla Ogilvie 0441500094
General practitioner(s)
Dr Berend Maarsingh 0443821492
Dr Bennie Stander (Sedgefield) 0443431943
Dr Chrisme Visagie 0443841996
Dr Topher Barker 0443826646
Dr Neels Joubert 0443826646
Dr Dawie Du Plessis 0443826646
Dr Deidre Richman 0443827101
Dr Gustav Gous (Plettenberg Bay) 0445330400
Dr Herman Nel (Plettenberg Bay) 0445330186
Dr J Lourens Van Zyl (Plettenberg Bay) 0445335032
Dr James Norval 0443827101
Dr Johan Olivier 0443829980
Dr JC Venter (Sedgefield) 0443431278
Dr Lizel Cremer 0443826646
Dr Megan Michaux 0443821492
Dr Nelis Janse van Rensburg 0443841996
Dr Peter Berning (Plettenberg Bay) 0445330933
Dr Rudi de Wet 0443825077
Dr Rodney Lewies 0443850034
Dr Fasie De Kock 0443826646
Dr Sanet Prinsloo 0443829980
Dr Vanessa Viljoen 0443840097
General surgeon(s)
Dr Chris Greyling 0443841857
Dr Francois Bruwer 0443841857
Dr Pieter Swart 044 050 6061
Dr Douglas Seton 0443827881
Maxillofacial surgeon
Dr Stan Butz 0443821350
Dr Rowan Ada Venter 0443025250
Dr Peter Harpur 0443822687
Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr Mike Verrier 0443841860
Dr Tim Reardon 0443841418
Paediatric endocrinologist
Prof  Francois de Villiers 0443840422
Dr Jaco Neser 0443025204
Paeditrician Cardiologist 
Dr Ken Sprenger 0443820800
Dr Hannes Coetser 0443840422
Dr Johann Viljoen 0443840447
Mrs Nicky Joubert 0443825433
Mrs Sunette Meyer 0443823082
Phillo Beukes Physiotherapy Practice 0443841938
Boonzaier, Meyer & Wentzel Physiotherapy  
Ernst Jordaan
074 275 2533
Plastic surgeon
Dr Matthew Brouckaert 0443820800
Dr Grant Trollip 0443841717

Contact us                                

Physical address

Hunters Estate Drive
Hunters Home

Postal address

P O Box 3340

Hospital Manager

Nevil Vlok


044 302 5201/2/3


044 384 1272 / 1924



Life Knysna Private Hospital