Dr. Hannes Coetser is a general specialist physician based at the Life Knysna Private Hospital, located in the picturesque Garden Route town of Knysna, Western Cape.

Dr. Coetser’s training in general internal medicine allows him to diagnose and treat a wide spectrum of medical conditions. These conditions include diseases of the heart, lungs, nervous system, gastrointestinal tract, liver, kidneys, joints, blood, immune system and hormones (e.g. diabetes and thyroid problems).

Dr. Coetser enjoys diagnostic medicine, placing emphasis on the role of the patient’s story, journey and experience in deriving a correct diagnosis. His practice relies on evidence-based examination techniques, special investigations and pharmacotherapy (medicines) to provide a high quality service, always placing the patient at the centre.