Contact us

Physical address William Nicol Drive,
Postal address PO Box 5116,
Weltevreden Park
Telephone 011 470 7777
Fax 011 470 7817

Cardiac overview

Life Flora Hospital is a cardiac centre of excellence, supported by a group of experienced cardiologists, a cardio-thoracic surgeon and other healthcare professionals. Nursing care is rendered by specialist staff. We focus on the prevention and diagnosis of heart disease, specialised treatment for a wide spectrum of cardiac conditions, and the rehabilitation of our patients. Our specialists are not only known for their expertise and pioneering capabilities but also as respected academics.

Our cardiac facilities

  • A 24 hour level 1 trauma and emergency unit capable of handling any form of cardiac emergency
  • A high-technology cardiac catheterisation laboratory
  • A 4 bed coronary cardiac unit accommodating patients who have undergone procedures in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory, and patients who have acute coronary syndromes or myocardial infarcts
  • A dedicated cardio-thoracic theatre
  • A 12 bed cardio-thoracic intensive care unit for the care of patients following major cardiac and thoracic surgery
  • A cardiac rehabilitation centre where our patients receive post surgery assessments and comprehensive programmes to assist them in their recovery

Procedures undertaken

  • Abdominal aortic aneurism repair with covered stent
  • Angiograms
  • Cardiac catheterisation procedures
    • Coronary angioplasty (PTCA)
    • Implantation of coronary stents
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Catheter ablasion of arrhythmias
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery (normal and off-pump procedures)
  • Direct current cardioversions
  • Implantation of artificial heart valves
  • Implantation of cardiac defibrillators
  • Implantation of pacemakers
  • Peripheral endovascular revascularisation

Complementary facilities and services

  • Health awareness programmes
  • Patient and family counselling
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiology unit, including CT scanner and MRI scanner
  • Support groups

Supporting doctors

Name Contact number

Dr A Becker 011 758 6555
Dr C Conradie 011 475 7654
Dr D Marks 011 758 6570
Dr FFE Peters 011 758 6589
Dr RE Tager 011 758 6540 / 011 470 7844
Cardio-thoracic surgeon(s)
Dr J Botha 011 470 7974
Dr N Nicolaou 011 675 1806
Dr S van Riet 011 470 7974