About

Situated in the upmarket suburb of Claremont in Cape Town, Claremont Hospital is one of Life Healthcare’s premier Western Cape facilities, functioning in conjunction with Kingsbury Hospital a short distance away. It caters for the bustling Southern Suburbs, the heart of Cape Town’s middle to upper class residential areas like Claremont itself, Rondebosch and Newlands. Claremont Hospital is much smaller than Kingsbury Hospital but ensures the same high quality healthcare synonymous with the Life Healthcare brand.

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Beds and Wards

Claremont Life Healthcare Hospital has 100 beds with a 5 bed ICY (intensive care unit). There are 4 operating theatres and an emergency and trauma unit that operates 24 hours. The hospital is known for its orthopaedic unit which has gained recognition for its specialized joint replacement surgery (arthroplasty). In addition the host boasts a state-of-the-art radiology unit that performs sophisticated imaging studies like CT scans and MRIs with its modern diagnostic equipment.

Disciplines and Services

Over the years, Claremont and Kingsbury Hospitals have become well known for having one of the largest contingent of private medical specialists across most disciplines at one spot. It has unofficially become the heart of medical specialties in Cape Town.

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Maxillo-Facial Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics Surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Trauma and Emergency Unit
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery

Visiting Hours

  • Morning: 11h00 to 12h00 (only applies to certain wards)
  • Afternoon: 15h00 to 16h00
  • Evening: 19h00 to 20h00

Physical Address

Medical Centre
Main Road
Claremont, 7700
Cape Town, Western Cape
South Africa

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Phone and Fax

Tel: +27 21 670 4300
Fax: +27 21 671 3315

Website: Life Claremont Hospital

2 Thoughts on “Claremont Hospital (Life Health) in Cape Town, Western Cape”

  • Please recommend a skilled ophthalmologist in Capetown who treats eye diseases like cataracts and/or administers anti vegf injections and does oct

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