Steve Biko Pretoria Academic Hospital - Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Area: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Region: Gauteng
Physical Address: Corner Steve Biko and Malan Street, Capital Park, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Postal Address: Private Bag X169, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)12 354 1000 (switch board)
+27 (0)12 354 1597 (Help desk 08H00 15H30)
Fax: +27 (0)12 354 1702
GPS Co-Ordinates: -25.729408, 28.201741

State Hospitals - Steve Biko Pretoria Academic Hospital – Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

The Steve Biko Academic Hospital (formally Pretoria Academic Hospital) is a purely tertiary healthcare institution, rendering specialized and highly specialized services to medically referred patients. It is a referral hospital in that patients are referred to the institution by their local clinics.

The Steve Biko Academic Hospital is situated about 800 meters directly north of the Tshwane District Hospital (old Pretoria Academic Hospital). The main access to the hospital is off Voortrekker Road left at the traffic light into Malan Street.


The relocation programme commenced from 16 January 2006.


The old Pretoria Academic Hospital has been commissioned as an autonomous 200-bedded community hospital now called Tshwane District Hospital.


Unique features of the hospital

  • State-of-the-art medical equipment to the total value of R442 million has been procured for the new hospital, including an MRI Scanner, two 64-Slice CT Scanners, totally digital radiology, Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS), etc.
  • Only teaching hospital in South Africa that accommodates the hospital & University Clinical Department’s offices in one building.
  • Theatres, ICU’s, X-rays & associated wards are on same floor –,theatre patients therefore not dependant on lift transport.
  • Largest cook/chill kitchen in South Africa,
  • Compact design – only six entrances,
  • 832 beds
  • 53 ICU beds,
  • 21 High Care beds,
  • 61 Observation places,
  • 108 beds in the Oncology Complex.
  • 22 theatres (18 commissioned),
  • 19 Lifts,
  • 80 Consulting rooms
  • New Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner

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