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A way of life

Life Pretoria North Surgical Centre is a member of Life Healthcare, one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa, operating 60 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 Pretoria North Surgical Centre our priority is to focus on the delivery of a special brand of health and care to patients.

Contact us

Physical address

260 Burger Street
Pretoria North

Postal address

P O Box 16997
Pretoria North

Telephone 012 546 0322 / 3 / 4
Fax 012 546 0961
Map Life Pretoria North Surgical Centre


Our management can be contacted through our Centre`s reception desk or through e-mail.

Position Name
Hospital Manager Chrisna Krynauw
Nursing Manager Lize Viljoen

Our team

At Life Pretoria North Surgical Centre we understand that 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 Pretoria North Surgical Centre staff participate 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 Pretoria North Surgical Centre reflects the high standards of health and care we set out to deliver.

The care delivered at Life Pretoria North Surgical Centre 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.

Life Pretoria North Surgical Centre is a same day surgical facility catering mainly for day patients and, where necessary, patients are accommodated overnight.

The centre comprises:

  • 12 beds
  • 2 technologically advanced, fully equipped theatres

Medical and surgical disciplines

  • Dentistry
  • General surgery
  • Ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery

Supporting doctors

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

Name Contact number

Dr B van der Westhuizen 012 549 2495
Dr C Oosthuizen 012 549 2495
Dr C Oosthuizen 012 543 1091
Dr CM van der Heever 012 542 6731
Dr CR Victor 012 565 6091
Dr D Carstens 012 335 4206 / 7
Dr F Nel 012 549 0456
Dr G Hattingh 012 542 1552
Dr G Koch 012 543 2495
Dr J van Deventer 012 327 5544
Dr JA Fourie 012 546 1268
Dr L Els 012 565 6091
Dr L Furter 012 549 2495
Dr L Scholtz 012 542 6731
Dr M Viljoen 012 565 6091
Dr P Du Plessis 012 565 6091
Dr P Muller 012 546 6641 / 2
Dr V Olckers 012 546 0792

Ear, nose & throat surgeon(s)
Dr CS Meyer 012 565 6307
Dr JHL Kock 012 335 7942

General practitioner(s)
Dr A du Toit 012 565 4030
Dr D Van Tonder 012 549 2106
Dr GF Selzer 012 377 0025
Dr J Putter 012 547 0860 / 1
Dr L Gouws 012 567 5150
Dr M Myburgh 012 546 6650 / 1
Dr P Heyns 012 565 6091
Dr P Hugo 012 549 0118
Dr PA Bekker 012 565 5501
Dr R Greyling 012 335 2381

General surgeon(s)
Dr AA Du Plessis 012 546 2407 / 8
Dr H Mentz 012 546 2407 / 8

Maxillofacial surgeon(s)
Dr AH Martin 012 335 5211

Patient and visitor information

At the Life Pretoria North Surgical Centre, 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 our Centre and our services, please feel free to contact us. (Click here to find our contact details.)


Accommodation at our Centre includes:

  • Day beds

We also offer the viewing of TV and Videos in our waiting room. Coffee and Tea is available for the patients and their family. There is a Shopping Centre nearby and we offer free and safe parking.


Our admission process can be made much easier for you, if the following simple guidelines are followed.

  • Medical aid patients should check with their medical aid / scheme prior to admission to obtain pre-authorisation, if deemed necessary by the medical aid / scheme.
  • Patients have to present their medical aid card and identity document on admission. Persons under the age of 18 have to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • To speed up admission, a pre-admission form is available from the resident doctor`s rooms and the Centre`s reception, and should be either handed through to the Centre`s reception or faxed through to us prior to hospitalisation. Please click here to find our contact details.
  • Also refer to the “Tariffs” and “Discharge” sections below, for more information on prepayment and payment procedures.


With a T.T.O.(To Take Out) NO Pharmacy available.

Public Relations Officer (PRO)

Our public relations officer serves as a link between the hospital, patients, doctors and staff. Should you need any assistance please contact the officer at the reception desk of our Centre.

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 complete a questionnaire regarding their stay at the hospital. Participation is voluntary, but this will assist the hospital management to address any problems and improve our service to you.

We especially welcome any suggestions our patients may have. If you have any suggestions for us, please send us an e-mail at


  • Our Centre charges patients at medical aid / medical scheme rates.
  • A prepayment is required on hospitalisation, from patients not covered by medical aid or a medical scheme.
  • It is recommended that private patients contact the hospital’s accounts department prior to admission to establish the estimated hospital cost.
  • Patients requesting accommodation in private wards will be requested to pay the private ward rate on admission.

Visitor Information

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

There is no time limit for visitation.