The Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital unit is one of the main training sites for under- and postgraduate students in the department.

This unit:

  • serves as a referral centre for the Central as well as the Southern Free State
  • is organised into 5 service delivery units, each functioning with a consultant and 2-3 registrars rendering both high-risk obstetric services as well as general specialist gynaecologic services
  • daily outpatient clinics offer specialised assessment and treatment of a wide range of high-risk obstetric and gynaecologic conditions.
  • daily theatre lists serve to train registrars in all aspects of general gynaecologic surgery

Undergraduate training takes place in the form of daily academic rounds, attendance of clinics and theatre lists, as well as after-hours calls.


Academic Staff:

  • Dr JD Nortjé (Principal Specialist and Head of Unit - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist) 
  • Dr MM Mohosho (Senior Specialist - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist)
  • Dr DM Mngomezulu (Senior Specialist - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist) 
  • Dr GJ Hanekom (Senior Specialist - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist)
  • Dr MT Erasmus-Honing (Senior Specialist - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist)


Central Information Office
T: +27 51 401 3739
F: +27 86 579 5154


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