The Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre (WDGMC) is the first and only private teaching hospital in South Africa. It was established in 2002 when the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) bought the Kenridge Hospital with a founding donation from the Donald Gordon Foundation. The institution was then renamed the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre. This 190 bed facility’s main specialties are transplant surgery, oncology (Paediatric and adult), gastroenterology (medical and surgical), Geriatric Medicine, Interventional Radiology ophthalmology, ear- nose and throat, urology, nephrology, Cardiology, Women’s Health and Orthopaedics. These disciplines are supported by an Intensivist-led Critical Care Unit. In-patient programmes are supported by a wide range of outpatient-based specialities, such as Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, rheumatology, endocrinology, medical genetics, psychiatry, Dermatology, Paediatric Neurology and haematology.
Netcare Milpark Hospital’s level 1 trauma unit and burns centre is internationally renowned. The hospital was the first private facility in South Africa, and to date one of only two private hospitals, to receive this accreditation by the Trauma Society of South Africa.
The trauma unit has a dedicated multi-disciplinary trauma team, trauma theatre and trauma ICU, and provides comprehensive and highly specialised emergency medical services to patients who has had suffered life-threatening traumatic injuries or medical conditions.
Of Netcare Milpark Hospital’s 346 beds, 95 are dedicated intensive and high care beds for critically ill or injured patients, all equipped with state-of-the-art monitoring and life support systems.
Netcare Milpark Hospital is also well known for the Breast Care Centre of Excellence and wide range of other highly specialised services, most notably in electrophysiology, cardiac catheterisation, heart and lung transplants, to mention but a few.
Medfem Fertility Clinic is a Johannesburg based medical practice dedicated to helping people build families since 1980. Medfem specialists are accredited reproductive medicine specialists and have over 100 years of collective experience and are responsible for some of South Africa’s first IVF babies. Medfem prides itself to have played a role in bringing more than 16,000 babies into the world.
Netcare Rosebank Hospital is located in the heart of the prestigious suburb of Rosebank. It is conveniently situated near Rosebank Mall and is within walking distance from the Gautrain station. Shuttle services are available to and from the hospital to the Rosebank Mall during office hours.
A specialised sports centre houses a large team of orthopaedic surgeons, all with various fields of expertise – from general orthopaedics to specialised knee and shoulder clinics. Emphasis is placed on minimally invasive surgery. Supporting services include sports medicine, physiotherapy, biokinetics and podiatry.
Scan for Life technology provides the most advanced medical body scanning currently available. Scan for Life can detect the earliest stages of heart disease, cancer and stroke long before the symptoms present, and facilitates timeous and effective management of these conditions.
The radiology department incorporates state-of-the-art imaging technology, including MRI and CT scanners and offers comprehensive diagnostic and interventional radiology investigations and procedures on all modalities.
Mediclinic Southern Africa is a private hospital group operating in South Africa and Namibia focused on providing acute care, specialist-orientated, multi-disciplinary hospital services and related service offerings. Mediclinic places science at the heart of their care process by striving to provide evidence-based care of the highest standard. The group currently operates 49 private hospitals (including two day clinics) throughout South Africa and three hospitals in Namibia with more than 8 000 beds in total.
Mediclinic International currently has three operating divisions – Mediclinic Southern Africa which operates 52 private hospitals (including two day clinics) in South Africa and Namibia; Hirslanden operates 16 private acute care facilities and three clinics in Switzerland with more than 1 600 inpatient beds and Mediclinic Middle East which operates five hospitals and 39 clinics with more than 700 inpatient beds in the United Arab Emirates.
Life Healthcare is a leading private hospital operator in South Africa. This group’s primary business is acute hospital care and has an extensive geographic network of diverse facilities, including hospitals across seven of South Africa’s nine provinces and in the country’s most populous metropolitan areas. Life Healthcare’s vision is to be a world class provider of quality care for all.
This leading private hospital operator primarily serves the market for privately insured individuals, representing approximately eight million people.
Its hospital division provides services primarily to the private medically insured market and includes their core acute care hospital business, comprising general hospital facilities of various sizes that include intensive care units (ICUs), high care units (HCUs), operating theatres, emergency units, maternity units and cardiac units, as well as other specialised facilities that provide either inpatient or outpatient services in the areas of acute rehabilitation, chronic renal dialysis, mental healthcare services and radiation and chemotherapy oncology.
Netcare Sunninghill Hospital is a multi-disciplinary healthcare facility. The hospital has state of the art medical equipment and the latest technologies which are complemented by highly skilled surgeons and professional staff committed to provide exceptional care for our patients and their families.
Cardiology and electrophysiology centre Both adult and paediatric cardiology patients are treated at our hospital and we also provide cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac catheterisation procedures, angiography and interventional radiology cardiology services. Electrophysiology is available to patients requiring this type of cardiac treatment. The cardiac unit has been enhanced with the introduction of stereotaxis to the electrophysiology laboratory, thereby becoming one of South Africa’s most integrated cardiac hubs.
Centre of excellence in paediatrics Netcare Sunninghill Hospital has established a reputation as a leading paediatric facility due to the diversity of specialities offered.
The hospital offers paediatric cardiology, neurology, pulmonology and orthopaedics and offers the non-invasive Ponseti Method of treating club foot.
24-hour emergency department with accredited level 2 trauma unit
Our emergency department can manage trauma incidents, accidents and general emergencies. Netcare 911 has an ambulance base at the hospital. We have dedicated trauma surgeons on site and on call 24 hours a day. We also provide a free trauma counselling service to patients and family members through our dedicated trauma councillors.