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A way of life

Life Anncron Hospital is a member of Life Healthcare, one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa, operating 63 acute care facilities across the country.

Life Healthcare is recognised throughout the health industry for its high calibre healthcare professionals and excellent facilities.

We believe delivery of world class healthcare is achieved through a combination of unparalleled quality and clinical excellence; along with a true focus on the personal needs of our patients and their families.

Every day we subscribe to the core values of the Life Healthcare group, while individually striving to continually improve facilities, standards and technology. At Life Anncron Hospital our priority is to focus on the delivery of a special brand of health and care to patients. Within a world class hospital, this unique approach is what makes the difference.

Contact us

Physical address

Cnr. Dr Yusuf Dadoo Ave & Hartley Street

Postal address

PO Box 6003

Telephone 018 468 0000
Fax 018 468 6775
Map Life Anncron Hospital


Our management can be contacted through our hospital reception desk or through e-mail.

Position Name
Hospital Manager Lukas Greeve
Clinical Engineer Steven Grootboom
Finance and Administration Manager Christo Jacobs
Maintanance Manager Dieter Heintze
Marketing and Communication Co-ordinator Tshepo Mokoena
Nursing Manager Lizelle Rood
Nursing Standards Manager Magdel Rousseau
Patients Service Manager Anita Pretorius
Pharmacy Manager Annecke Barnard
Quality Manager Ilse Labuschagne
Services Manager Jonathan Kok

Our team

At Life Anncron Hospital we understand we have a responsibility to meet the expectations of those who are entrusted to our care as well as the expectations of their loved ones.

This realisation enables us to ensure that we focus on an experience of care for everybody who visits or is admitted to one of our hospitals or healthcare facilities.

All Life Anncron Hospital staff participates in ongoing quality training (Q to the power of e). Here we each come to appreciate the importance of quality in delivery of service and to embrace caring principles of empathy, ethics, excellence, energy and empowerment.

Results of ongoing patient satisfaction surveys tell us that a stay at Life Anncron Hospital reflects the high standards of health and care we set out to deliver.

The care delivered at Life Anncron Hospital extends into the community.

Our employees at all levels actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life in surrounding areas.

Our facilities

Everything we do is focused on delivery of high quality treatment and unique standards of care - whether for routine, more serious or extensive procedures.

Our modern, sophisticated facilities include:

  • 150 beds and 6 theatres of which one is a laminar flow theatre
  • A 24-hour accident and emergency unit, equipped to deal with major and minor medical emergencies and with full backup of necessary ancillary services
  • A 11 bed intensive care unit
  • A 4 bed high care unit
  • A 16 bed (8 private beds and 8 semi-private beds) maternity unit with well equipped wards and secure facilities
  • A 6 bed neonatal ICU
  • A 3 bed paediatric ICU
  • A 16 private bed paediatric ward
  • A radiology facility, with a comprehensive range of sophisticated diagnostic equipment including a CT scan

Medical and surgical disciplines

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Ear nose and throat surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Internal medicine
  • Maxillofacial and oral surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Orthodontics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Periodontal surgery
  • Radiology including CT scanner
  • Urology

Supporting doctors

The doctors listed below are private practitioners. Please enquire about their rates directly with the practice.

The team of doctors working at Life Anncron Hospital, are the best in the region and if you need to contact any of the doctors, they will be happy to assist you with your queries.

The telephone details of the doctors have been listed below and the doctors have been categorized in accordance to their specialty. They are contactable Monday to Friday, between 09:00 and 17:00.

Name Contact number

Dr C Maree 018 468 3205
Dr C Rawlins 018 468 3205
Dr D Kapp 018 468 3205
Dr F Pelser 018 468 3205
Dr G Rood 018 468 7735
Dr J Hagen 018 468 3205
Dr J Meyer 018 468 3205
Dr J Pozyn 018 468 3205
Dr M du Pré 018 468 3205
Dr N Venter 018 468 3205
Dr P Fourie 018 468 3205
Dr SC Sacca 018 468 3205

Dr EH van Rensburg 018 468 1203
Dr JL Lee 018 462 6838
Dr OQ Kgabale 018 468 7207

Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)
Dr JMS Nel 018 468 8004
Dr P van Dyk 018 468 7788

General surgeon(s)
Dr J Combrink 018 468 3679
Dr J Fourie 018 468 1309
Dr JA Pienaar 018 468 7758
Dr S Smith 018 468 7014

Dr A Picton 018 468 8516
Dr CS Nienaber 018 468 6219
Dr G Pienaar 018 468 7760
Dr J van Soest 018 468 2213
Dr PC Piek 018 468 6219

Maxillofacial surgeon(s)
Dr J White 018 468 6732

Dr A Botha 018 468 4915

Dr A Gill 018 468 7737
Dr H Scholtz 018 468 7120

Orthopaedic surgeon(s)
Dr C Oosthuizen 018 468 8338
Dr FE Vlok 018 468 7735
Dr JH Visser 018 468 1452
Dr JM van Staden 018 468 7722
Dr PBM Morule 018 462 0185

Dr DJ van Tonder 018 468 7726
Dr J Strauss 018 468 7786
Dr K Mulamba 018 462 3064
Dr OL Tshenkeng 018 468 7943
Dr S Samovich 018 468 8308

Dr B Luke 018 468 7207
Dr C de Hoog 018 468 1571
Dr G Janse van Rensburg 018 462 0811
Dr M Mangaba 018 468 1658
Dr M Marais 018 468 3567
Dr M van Zyl 018 468 1571

Plastic surgeon(s)
Dr JH Lamprecht 018 468 1590
Dr S Johannes 018 468 0090

Dr H Smith 018 468 4247

Alet Venter 018 468 4854

Dr AA Botha 018 468 1031
Dr C van der Walt 018 468 7729/30
Dr R Botha 018 468 3385

Patient and visitor information

At Life Anncron Hospital, we take pride in providing you, information that you need in order to make your stay with us a pleasant and hassle-free experience.

If there is any further information that you or your family require regarding any of our hospitals and their services, please feel free to contact us.


Accommodation in our hospital is extensive and includes:

  • Accommodation in general, semi-private and private wards
  • Private rooms and most semi-private rooms have en-suite bathrooms and TVs
  • All of the general wards have TVs.
  • Private wards are all en-suite.


Our admission process can be made much easier for you, if the following simple guidelines are followed. Admissions can be done in advance and this is advisable to ensure all medical aid / medical scheme requirements are met before actual admission.

The following items are required for admission:

  • Current medical aid card.
  • ID book.
  • Pre-authorisation number, if applicable.
  • X-rays, if applicable.
  • Medication, if in use.
  • Personal clothing and toiletries.
  • Prepayment by private patients.

Other Criteria:

  • Private patients (who do not have medical aid / medical scheme cover, or who are undergoing procedures not covered by a medical aid / medical scheme) should phone the reception supervisor at telephone 018 468 0023 to confirm the procedure and prepayment amount.
  • A parent or legal guardian must accompany all patients under 18 years. Mothers or fathers whose children are admitted as patients and who wish to stay with their children at all times, including overnight stay, can do so by registering as a bed boarder. This service includes meals and refreshments for only one parent at a time).


  • Patients who hired a remote control for the TV, should report to reception on discharge to ensure that they claim their money back.
  • Private patients (without medical aid / medical scheme cover) have to settle their accounts in full on discharge at reception.

Intensive Care Unit and High Care Unit

  • 10:30 to 11:00
  • 15:00 to 16:00
  • 19:15 to 20:00

Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit

  • 10:00 to 11:00
  • 15:00 to 16:00
  • 19:15 to 20:15

Further to this:

  • Maximum of two visitors per patient at a time
  • Only the closest relatives will be allowed

A private lounge for family and friends next to the ICU has been provided for.

Service monitoring

In keeping with our goal to continue providing high quality care, we monitor our service to patients on an ongoing basis. On discharge patients are asked to give electronic feedback on the Client Feedback System regarding their stay in hospital. Participation is voluntary, but it does assist management in addressing any problems and improving our service to you. Comment cards are also available to write any complaints / compliments.

We especially welcome any suggestions you may have and these can be directed to


Life Anncron Hospital charges medical aid / medical scheme rates for all medical aid members.

Visiting hours

We welcome all of our patients visitors, as we know what a difference the support of close family and friends can make.

In light of this, we also have to be aware of the rest that all of our patients require and we have thus provided for visitors to visit our hospital only at certain designated times and these are:

General Wards:

  • 10:00 to 11:00
  • 15:00 to 16:00
  • 19:15 to 20:15

Further to this:

  • Maximum of three visitors per patient are allowed at a time