Chatsmed Garden Hospital is located in Chatsworth, Durban.  Chatsworth is an Indian township and situated about 14km South West of Durban city centre in the Umhlatuzana River Valley.  The hospital is easily accessible via the M1 which runs South of the hospital and the M20 to the East of the hospital.  A 24-hour accident and emergency unit provides around the clock professional services to the community.

Beds and Wards

Chatsmed Garden Hospital has 215 beds and 5 operating theatres which includes 2 digital theatres.  Critically ill and injured patients receive state-of-the art care at the 16 bed intensive care unit.  The hospital also provides a 20 bed psychiatric unit that offers highly professional care to special-care patients.

Mothers and babies are looked after at the well-equipped maternity ward which also offers state-of-the-art 4D scans for the mothers-to-be.  The maternity ward is well secured to protect its youngest patients.

The hospital offers specialised services at the radiology facility which includes an MRI unit.  The hospital also possesses advanced technology such as the lithotripter which avoids complicated surgical procedures for the patients with kidney stones.

Disciplines and Services

  • Cardiology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Electroencephalography
  • Ear, Nose & Throat surgery
  • Gastroenterological surgery
  • General surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Maxillofacial and oral surgery
  • Neonatology
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatric endocrinology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Urology with lithotripsy
  • Vascular surgery

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

80 Woodhurst Drive
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Phone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 31 459 8000
Fax:  +27 31 403 5388

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

Website:  Life Chatsmed Garden Hospital


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  • I have attended chatsmed hospital last year 28/10/2019,midnight due to coughing up blood. A doctor tTreated me for “asthma”. Told me to have xrays and bloods done. Which was done and he hasnt picked up that I had TB!! Which a serious condition. Westville doctors actually picked it up today.

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