SAMA Annual Conference 2024

Dr Edward Ngwenya

Dr Edward Ngwenya is Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, distinguished speaker, academic, as well as a Non-Executive Board Director (South African Medical Association).

He has a Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Medical degree (MBBCh) from the University of the Witwatersrand, and achieved a Fellowship in Surgery [FCS(SA)] and a Master of Medicine in General Surgery (MMed Surgery) from the University of Pretoria, for which he received the Golden Key award – an award bestowed only to candidates who graduate in the top 15% of the country. He further specialised in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery [FCPlast Surg (SA) and Master of Medicine in Plastic Surgery (MMed Surgery)] which is his current vocation.

Having a double surgical speciality, Dr Ngwenya is thus skilled in diverse surgical procedures and knowledgeable as an authority in his field. His interests include, but are not limited to, Breast Surgery (Cosmetic and Reconstructive), Body contouring (body shaping procedures), Onco-plastics (Cancer surgery), and Aesthetic Surgery.

Dr Ngwenya runs his own private practice from Kempton Park (ARWYP Hospital) and Fourways, Sandton (Life Fourways Hospital).

A man with many talents Dr Ngwenya has an unassuming and gentle nature and is very passionate about his vocation. He is a man who wears many different hats; a dedicated family man, decorated academic, passionate public speaker, successful medical professional, and astute businessman.

He serves, inter alia, as the Vice Chairperson for the South African Medical Association (SAMA) Board of Directors, Executive Committee member of the Breast interest Group of Southern Africa (BIGOSA), Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine Society of South Africa (AAMSSA), Complaint and Dispute Resolution Committee SIZWE HOSMED Medical Scheme, and Board Trustee for the Professional Provident Society (PPS Holdings).

Dr Ngwenya embodies all that defines passion, dedication, excellence, and an astounding finesse in one’s vocation.