Dr Freddy Kgongwana

CEO of Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital

Dr Freddy Kgongwana

CEO of Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital

Biography

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:

  • Medical Officer, George Mukhari hospital 1992-1994
  • GP in Soshanguve, Pretoria 1994-2003
  • Principal Medical Officer, Christiana hosp, NW 2003-2005
  • Acting Clinical Head Jun-Sept 2005
  • Senior Medical Manager, Witbank hospital 2005-2008
  • Deputy director, Dept of Correctional Services 2008-2010
  • Senior Clinical Executive, George Mukhari hospital 2011-2013

 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.