Dr Y Yacoob
Dr Yaseen Yacoob is a Specialist Neurologist in Pietermaritzburg renowned for providing exceptional in-patient and outpatient care to patients with all neurological conditions.
Dr Yacoob provides expert emergency and elective in-patient care in the four private hospitals in Pietermaritzburg – Netcare St Anne’s Private Hospital, Pietermaritzburg Mediclinic, Midlands Medical Centre and Daymed Private Hospital. The multidisciplinary approach and access to specialist testing and superb local hospitals, ensure that patients receive the best treatment and optimal outcomes for conditions such as MS, Parkinson’s, stroke, epilepsy, dementia, headaches and sleep disorders. Dr Yacoob serves patients in Pietermaritzburg and across KwaZulu-Natal and has outpatient clinics based in Pietermaritzburg Mediclinic and Midlands Medical Centre.
Dr Yaseen Yacoob completed his undergraduate training at the University of Natal, (now known as the University of Kwazulu-Natal (UZN)), South Africa, in 1995, completing his internship and community service in King Edward VIII Hospital. He undertook specialist training in Neurology through the University of Natal from 2005 to 2008 at the renowned and respected Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital. Dr Yacoob gained international experience while practicing as a Consultant Neurologist in Cork University Hospital in Ireland. On his return he completed his Masters in Medicine Degree in Neurology in Grey’s Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, going to establish his Private Practice in 2010. He is published in a number of peer-reviewed journals such as Journal Seizures, Internet Journal of Neurology and the British Medical Journal.
Dr Yacoob’s Special Interests include:
Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
Dr Yacoob is a member of the Health Professions Council of South Africa, the Neurological Association of South Africa (NASA) and the Movement Disorder Society (MDS) and has been registered with the Irish Medical COuncil (IMC) and General Medical COuncil, UK (GMC)
His Private Practice is in Midlands Medical Centre and has recently expanded to Pietermaritzburg Mediclinic.
Mediclinic Suite (Main Branch)
Dr Y Yacoob
Neurologist (PMB) Pietermaritzburg
Mediclinic Pietermaritzburg Private Hospital
90 Payne Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
Block 5, 1st Floor, Suite 09
033 342 6025