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
- Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgery
- General Surgery
- Maxillo-Facial Surgery
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Orthopaedics Surgery
- Plastic Surgery
- Trauma and Emergency Unit
- Vascular Surgery
There are three slots for visiting hours. However, these times can vary between different wards.
- Morning: 11h00 to 11h30
- Afternoon: 15h00 to 16h00
- Evening: 19h15 to 20h00
Maternity ward has restricted visiting hours to ensure the baby’s security.
- Fathers: 08h00 to 20h00
- Family and friends: 15h00 to 16h00
- Evening: 19h00 to 20h00
Fathers are allowed more flexible visiting hours from morning to evening.
696 Fifth Avenue
Map to Location
Telephone and Fax Numbers
Tel: +27 12 334 2777
Fax: +27 12 334 2508
Website: Life Eugene Marais Hospital