The hospital is located in Phoenix, Durban.  Phoenix is an Indian township about 28km North-West from Durban.  The township is nestled between Amaotana to the North, Mount Edgecombe to the East, KwaMashu to the South and Inanda to the West.  The hospital is located closely to the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital and borders suburbs Rockford, Greenbury, Mount Edgecombe Country Estate 1 and Mount Edgecombe Country Estate 2.

Nearby main roads are the N2 and R102 to the East of the hospital and the Phoenix Highway bordering the South of the hospital.  The hospital runs a 24-hour accident and emergency unit equipped with well-trained staff and professionals.

Beds and Wards

The hospital has 201 beds and 4 theatres.  The hospital provides specialised and high-level medical care by highly qualified staff and professionals at its maternity unit and paediatric wards for mothers and children.  Patients receive advanced services at the renal unit and radiology unit which includes a CT scanner.

The hospital with state-of-the-art facilities and professional staff deliver high quality treatment and care for routine or more serious procedures.

Disciplines and Services

  • Cardiology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Ear, Nose & Throat surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterological surgery
  • General practice
  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Internal medicine
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Maxillofacial and oral surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatric endocrinology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Pulmonology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Urology

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

163 – 179 Redberry Road
South Africa

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Telephone and Fax Numbers

Tel:  +27 31 537 4000
Fax:  +27 31 502 1207

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

Website:  Life Mount Edgecombe Hospital


14 Thoughts on “Life Mount Edgecombe Hospital in Phoenix, Durban, KZN”

  • I would like a quote regarding monthly check up including delivery charges for someone that is 11 weeks pregnant, thanks

    • Hi Dennis.You will need to speak to the hospital directly or to a gynaecologist/obstetrician affiliated with the hospital.

  • hi , i would like to obtain a quote for labour and delivery . I am currently not on medical aid , so it would have to be cash /terms.
    please advise accordingly .


  • Patience come to hospital cause they not well but can’t even have a nap and rest cause visitors are allowed visiting hours the whole day in a ward if visitors are allowed like that patients should be given a private room so they not disturbing other patients who are also not well

  • Hi Life Mt Edgecombe
    I need daily rate for pediatric wards admission for infant ( new born) the Child is from Mahatma Gandhi Hospital.

  • Hi, I would like to know the pricing of CT brain with contrast in Mount Edgecombe private, Victoria hospital.

  • Hai I need to know how much would it cost to do an ENT Scan…? And do I need a referral from a Gp to do an ENT Scan…?

  • I was admitted at this hospital this year in March and I keep on getting a message saying that I have a refund from the hospital.

  • I m enquire about your trauma unit .
    I’m in medical aid discovery key care core option which not paying trauma .So I like to come and pay cash for my examination as I m in pains of knee joint for me to get further management my hope is to be in trauma and to be admitted for further management as pain is still there my gp doesn’t want to do refer me and my worry is that may be damage is occurring.Icant go every time and pay but pain still killing me.

  • hi , i would like to get a quote for labour and delivery . I am not on medical aid , so it would have to be cash. What is the cost be?


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