​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Department of Psychiatry


Psychiatrists - Lentegeur 

Dr. Rob Allen
BSc (Computer Science and Mathematical Statistics), MBChB, FCPsych, MBA 

Tel: 021 370 1314
Fax: 086 515 4569

Dr. Allen is the head of clinical services (Principal Specialist) at Lentegeur Hospital and Western Cape State Employees Special interest Group of the South African Society Of Psychiatrists. His interests include leadership, specifically the psychiatrist as a leader in public mental health settings.​


Phahladira.jpgDr Lebogang Phahladira 
MBChB, DMH, FCPsych, PhD​

Tel: 021 370 1111​
Fax: 086 515 4569 

 Dr. Lebogang Phahladira heads the adult psychotherapeutic unit at Lentegeur Hospital. His areas of interest are long-term outcomes in schizophrenia, and personality disorders. 


Dr. Rene Nassen
MBChB, FCPsych, Cert Child Psych, MPhil Child Psych

Tel: 021 370 1316
Fax: 086 515 4569​

Dr. Nassen is a psychiatrist (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) and lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry. She is particularly interested in the neuropsychiatric aspects of HIV.


Dr. Bulelwa Mpinda
BSc, MBChB, FCPsych, MMed (Psych)

Tel: 021 370 1178
Fax: 086 515 4569

Dr. Mpinda is appointed as consultant/ medical specialist at the Child and Family Unit at Lentegeur Hospital (joint appointment with Stellenbosch University). Her research interests include child and adolescent services.

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Dr. Matthew Mausling​
MBChB, FCPsych, MMed (Psych)

Tel: 021 370 1111
Fax: 086 515 4569

Dr. Mausling is the lead consultant in the Male Acute Unit and admissions at Lentegeur Hospital. His interests include methods of improving long-term prognosis of individuals with serious mental illness.