Eugene Marais Hospital is a private hospital situated in the small urban suburb of Les Marais in Pretoria which is located between Mayville and Eloff Estate.   Les Marais is situated just north of the city centre and north-west of the Union Buildings.  The hospital is part of the Life Healthcare group and is near main roads which includes the M5 and the R101.

The hospital has a 24-hour trauma and emergency unit. This level one unit is manned by general surgeons 24x7x365 and supported around the clock by resident specialists.

Beds and Wards

Eugene Marais hospital has 364 beds which includes 60 spesialised beds and a 12 bed cardiac and cardiothoracic intensive care unit. The maternity unit has 12 beds with a 6 bed neonatal intensive care unit complete with state-of-the-art monitoring and life support equipment.

The hospital is renowned for its neuro and orthopaedic surgery in addition to a rehabilitation unit for neuro-spinal conditions that is fitted with the latest in modern equipment.  Specialist facilities include the Cardiac Centre which is unique, integrated and a self-contained unit with a laboratory and surgical theatre.

Patients also receive post-surgery assessments and comprehensive programs at the cardiac rehabilitation centre.  It also has a radiology facility with a wide selection of state of the art diagnostic equipment to perform CT and MRI scans that makes this hospital a front runner as a private medical provider.

The hospital also provides complementary facility and services which includes dietetics, patient and family counselling and physiotherapy among other health services.

Disciplines and Services

  • Cardiac & Thoracic surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Maxillo-Facial Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Orthopaedics Surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Trauma and Emergency Unit
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery

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Visiting Hours

Visiting hours may vary among hospitals within the Life Healthcare group. Please contact the hospital directly or visit their website (link below) for the latest visiting hours.

Physical Address

696 Fifth Avenue
Les Marais
South Africa

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Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel: +27 12 334 2777
Fax: +27 12 334 2508

Landline numbers may have changed or may be unreachable at this time. Please refer to the hospital website.

Website:  Life Eugene Marais Hospital

7 Thoughts on “Life Eugene Marais Hospital in Les Marais, Pretoria, Gauteng”

  • good morning,my name is Jacqueline and I am 6 months pregnant. someone referred me to your hospital for birth giving so I want to know how much are you going to charge me.

  • I need a quote for a cholecystectomy operation for a patient on Transmed which they will not pay.

    ICD-10: K80.2

    Procedure codes: 1761 and 1807

    Can you quote me on theatre costs, hospital stay and consumables please?


  • I want to find out the condition of my sister in law. She was admitted today. Nobody is answering the phone. There are just a lot of advertisements. How can i find out in what word she is admitted, and how she is.

  • Patient from 20 January to 26 January 2022 Ward 4 room 409. bed c. When I left there were no time to compliment the Day and Night Nurses and carers Joy, Lorraine, Doris, Josephine, Jeanette, Kathrin, Mildred, Karabo, Gillian, Precious and Sr. Jeanette for their kindness, professional caring work. They listened and helped every time and with patience. The food was excellent well prepared and was well presented. The cleaning staff was friendly and the room and bathe room was clean. Thanks the staff.
    Special mention to Precious and Sr. Jeanette.

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