Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, Durban

Durban, South Africa Whatsapp Chat Chat
  • Durban
  • 373 Beds
  • Established in : 1970
  • Multi Specialty

About Hospital

  • Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre in Durban is an ultra-modern and digitally integrated hospital established by the Lenmed Group that is dedicated to healing communities through having the best expertise and dedicated and steadfast services for more than three decades.
  • It is the only place in the Kwa-Zulu Natal area that offers Paediatric Cardiac Surgery.
  • It has other medical and surgical services like Neurology, Cardiology, Nephrology, General Surgery, Emergency, Maternity, Obstetrics, and Paediatrics.
  • The Hospital has been voted for 5 consecutive years as the Top 20 Hospitals in South Africa by Discovery Health, a patient-based survey group that measures, upon discharge the quality of the doctor and nursing care, pain management, environment, and information surrounding medication and discharge. 

Hospital Address

11 Riverhorse Drive, Riverhorse Valley Business Estate,

Durban 4001

South Africa

Team and Specialities

  • It has Centres such as the Cardiac Centre of Excellence for Adult & Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Stroke Centre of Excellence, and Renal Centre of Excellence.

Top Doctors At Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre, Durban


  • It has 373 beds and 42 ICU beds.
  • It has 4 Major Operating Theatres, a Cardiac Theatre, and Neuro Operating Theatre.
  • There is a 24 Hour Accident & Emergency Unit, Cardiac Catheterisation Labs, NICU, and a Pharmacy.
  • It has an in-house coffee shop, a Muslim Prayer facility, and an ATM Bank.


  • Located in north Durban, the Hospital is about 20 minutes from the King Shaka International Airport.
  • There are airport shuttles that could transport to the hospital.
  • Taxi services are available and the nearest bus station is 3 minutes by car.
  • A few pharmacies can be found across the Hospital within 5 - 7 minutes reach.
  • Some restaurants and cafes are within a 2 - 5 minute ride.


Comfort During Stay

  • TV in room
  • Private rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Phone in Room
  • Mobility accessible rooms
  • Family accommodation
  • Laundry
  • Welcome
  • Safe in the room
  • Nursery / Nanny services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Personal assistance / Concierge
  • Religious facilities
  • Fitness
  • Spa and wellness
  • Café
  • Business centre services
  • Shop
  • Dedicated smoking areas
  • Beauty Salon
  • Special offer for group stays
  • Parking available

Money Matters


  • Diet on Request
  • Restaurant
  • International Cuisine

Treatment Related

  • Medical records transfer
  • Online doctor consultation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Pharmacy
  • Document legalisation
  • Post operative followup



  • Airport pickup
  • Local tourism options
  • Local transportation booking
  • Visa / Travel office
  • Car Hire

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