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Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital


Mthatha, South Africa

Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital - Overview

Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital is a large Provincial government funded hospital situated in central Mthathain South Africa. It is a tertiary teaching hospital and forms part of the Mthathain Hospital Complex.

Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital treats more than one million patients a year, holding a long-lasting and productive partnership with the Walter Sisulu University (WSU) for around 120 medical students in the faculty; a number which the hospital is hoping to raise significantly during the next few years.

In 2003, Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital opened up its doors, replacing the old Umtata Academic Hospital, named of course after Nelson RholihlahlaMandela. At the time of its unveiling the Academic Hospital worked with thethen University of Transkei (UNITRA), renamed to the now Walter Sisulu University,and has been providing a level one tertiary service. In 2012 the Hospital was gazetted to be a Central Hospital, with the ability to provide up to tertiary two services.

Centers of Excellence

General Surgery

  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
  • Urology
  • Neuro-surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic

Internal Medicine

  • Dermatology
  • Cardiology
  • Haematology
  • Endocrinology
  • Pulmonology
  • Medical Oncology

Other Medical Specialties

  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Neonatology
  • Radiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Intensive Care Services
  • Trauma Center
  • Emergency Services

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