Emergency Medicine
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Division of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Services & Social Impact​


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Khayelitsha Hospit​al

 

Khayelitsha Hospital is a district-level hospital centred in the heart of Khayelitsha. The emergency centre sees roughly 3500 patients a month, most of a high acuity. The facility also offers a CT-scanner, maternity, and paediatric services, with referral routes to Tygerberg Hospital for ICU and higher care services.

Emergency Physicians: Dr E Erasmus (head), Dr C Kibamba, Dr N van Hoving

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Karl Bremer Hospital​

Karl Bremer Hospital is a district-level hospital situated in Bellville. The hospital provides an acute-care service to patients in the Northern/Tygerberg Substructure. Karl Bremer Hospital also provides undergraduate and limited postgraduate training for medical students and registrars​.

Emergency Physicians: Dr S le Roux (head), Dr A Oosthuizen

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Paarl Hospital​

Paarl Hospital is a regional-level hospital situated in the town of Paarl. It is unique for its location and drainage of both rural and urban patients.

Emergency physicians: Dr A Parker (head), Dr P Louw, Dr J Rajbaran

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Tygerbe​rg Hospital​

Tygerberg hospital is the tertiary facility for Stellenbosch University and the main training site for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Emergency physicians: Dr S Lahri (medical emergency centre), Dr H Lategan (trauma unit)

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Worcester Hospital​

Worcester Hospital is a regional-level hospital situated in Worcester. It is one of our rural emergency centres and treats approximately 2900 patients a month, of which 5% require critical care.

Emergency physicians: Dr L Hodsdon, Dr M Abrams​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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