Dr Freddy Kgongwana matriculated in 1982 at WF Nkomo high in 1982. He obtained his MBCHB at Medunsa with a distinction in Psychiatry. He then added further qualifications to his MBCHB, namely: Monitoring and Evaluation, Advanced Health Management, Basic Life Support training, and MDR TB courses.
He is currently the acting CEO at Dr. George Mukhari academic hospital. Before occupying this post in March 2015, Dr Kgongwana occupied the following positions:
At George Mukhari hospital, he has undertaken numerous innovative developments to raise the standard of the institution. He completed several projects at Dr George Mukhari academic hospital, and also participated in the NHI pilot project.
A member of several national and international health structures, Dr Kgongwana is a truly caring leader in healthcare, with passion for community development and health system improvement.