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LAKE, SMIT & PARTNERSABOUT US

At Lake Smit & Partners, we have positioned ourselves at the very forefront of radiology in Durban for over 50 years. These years have born witness to considerable changes in the industry and our long-standing presence has provided us with unmatched insight and experience into the innovations and technological advancements.

It was during this time, in the eighties, that Lake, Smit & Partners entered the medical landscape as a new practice, bringing together renowned and expert radiologists.

Throughout all these changes, the one thing that has always remained constant is our ability and determination to remain true to our mission:

To be the leaders in diagnostic and interventional radiology for the medical community and our patients.

We achieve this through the application of the highest quality technology and expertise with complete professionalism in the service we provide.

Service

We strive to make you feel comfortable by offering an experience that’s both professional and attentive to your needs. From your first contact with us to when the time comes for your examination, you know that you are in safe hands.

Expertise

We provide advanced and detailed information so that you can make informed decisions when it comes to your health, based on a thorough understanding.

High Value Equipment

It is with continual innovation and the acquisition of new, international equipment that we are able to provide leading-edge resources that contribute to our goal of providing the highest imaging quality out there. This equipment includes:

  • MRI scanners, CT scanners and numerous DR and CR X-ray units.
  • Ultrasound scanners, these are available at all venues with a full Nuclear Medicine facility at Entabeni Hospital.
  • Mammography, which is performed across the practice with a dedicated Just for Women Digital Mammography Centre.
  • Our new 3T MRI scanner is a first in South Africa to use the new Direct RF technology, producing superb image quality while offering more patient comfort with the wider 70cm open bore and ultra-short magnet.
  • Our secure, leading-edge PACS (Picture Archive and Communication System) network stores and delivers your digital X-ray images to your doctor.

State-of-the-Art Technology

Our ability to be constantly innovating and updating as technology advances is what keeps us at the forefront of radiology. This technology includes:

  • Complex neuro-intervention as well as embolisation of intracranial aneurysms.
  • Digital mammography and computer aided detection.
  • 128 slice CT scanning allowing for 3D reconstructions, with diagnostic packages for cardiac, angiographic and colonic imaging.
  • Dedicated oncology reporting centre with state of the art comparison software.

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