Dr Ashmika Gokhul is a specialist paediatrician at Life the Crompton Hospital and Netcare St. Augustine’s Hospital.

She qualified as a Medical Doctor in 2006 at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN. She realised her passion for Paediatrics during her 2-year internship training at R K Khan Hospital, Durban in 2007 and 2008. She then served 1 year of Community Service at a rural Community Health Centre in Sundumbili, Ilembe District in 2009. Thereafter Dr Gokhul worked as Paediatric Medical officer at Stanger Hospital and R K Khan Hospital for a year before joining the Registrar programme in 2011 to realise her dream and specialise in Paediatrics. After 4 years of speciality training at all the major Durban Regional/Tertiary/Quaternary Hospitals – Dr Gokhul Qualified as a Specialist Paediatrician in 2014. Dr Gokhul worked at the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Inkhosi Albert Luthuli Hospital in Durban for 3 months before joining the consultant team at Stanger Hospital, ILembe district. It was during this time that Dr Gokhul completed her Masters In Medicine, 2016. After just over 2 years as a specialist paediatrician in the Public sector, Dr Gokhul entered into Private Practice and is Currently practising at Life the Crompton Hospital and has sessional suites at Netcare St. Augustine’s Hospital.

Services provided by the practice include (but not limited to) the following:
Management of all acute and chronic general paediatric or neonatal conditions
New-born attendance and care (Caesarean sections/NVD)
Preventative care consults (including vaccinations, growth and developmental assessments)
Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care

Admission rights at:

  • Life the Crompton Hospital
  • Netcare St. Augustine’s Hospital
  • Life Westville Hospital
  • Netcare Parklands Hospital

During office hours – Please call the rooms to book an appointment/if you have an emergency. After hours/Sundays/Public Holidays – In case of an emergency please go the emergency department. A casualty doctor will assess you first and contact me if necessary.




Suite 42, Medical Centre West, Life The Crompton Hospital, 102 Crompton Street, Pinetown, 3610

Contact Number

031 701 2000

Alternate Contact Number

031 737 3089