​​​​​​​​​​Department of Psychiatry


Psychiatrists - Lentegeur 

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

Tel: +27 21 370 1111
Fax: +27 86 515 4569
Email: rallen@pgwc.gov.za

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 leader in public mental health settings.​


Phahladira.jpgDr Lebogang Phahladira 
MBChB(Medunsa) DMH(SA) FCPsych(SA)

Tel: +27 21 370 1153
Fax: +27 86 515 4569 
Email: lebogang@sun.ac.za


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: +27 21 938 6289
Fax: +27 21 938 9738
E-mail: nassenr@mweb.co.za

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


Dr Bulelwa Mpinda
BSc, MBCHB, FCPsych, MMed (Psych)

Tel: +27 21 370 1111
Fax: +27 86 515 4569
Email: bumpinda@sun.ac.za

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.