Sithembile Ngidi (Practice no: 0675474) is a graduate of the University of Kwa Zulu Natal.  She trained in clinical and radiation oncology at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital and Addington Hospital and was awarded her fellowship by the College of Radiation Oncologists (CMSA). She received the MEC”s award of recognition and excellence when she became KZN’s first female black oncologist. She worked as a specialist at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital and Addington Oncology in 2015-2016 where she headed the Breast and Gynae Oncology units.

She is passionate about research and obtained her Masters in Medicine in 2016.  Her research paper titled “INCIDENCE OF CHEMOTHERAPY INDUCED NEUTROPENIA BETWEEN HIV INFECTED AND UNINFECTED PATIENTS WITH BREAST CANCER RECEIVING NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY” was published by the SAMJ in July 2017.

Dr Ngidi practices both medical and radiation oncology with special interests in HIV related cancers,  brain tumours gynae-uro, breast, GIT cancers.

She is a steering committee member of SAMRC/UKZN Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Centre and recently became a peer review panelist for the South African Oncology Consortium. Dr Ngidi is passionate about clinical research, continuous academic excellence and inter disciplinary holistic patient centered care.

My Qualifications :

1.MBChB , Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine ,University of KwaZulu-Nata1

2.FC Rad Onc , Fellowship in Radiation Oncology , Colleges of Medicine South Africa (CMSA)
MMed- Masters in Medicine – University of KwaZulu-Natal

3. Masters in Oncology ( MMed)

4.Certificate in Evaluation of Disability and Impairment rating- International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators – Chicago, Illinois

 Memberships

▪  Member of South African Medical Society (SAMA)

▪  Member of College of Radiation Oncologists , Collages of Medicine South Africa (CMSA)

▪  Member of South African Society of Clinical and Radiation Oncologists (SASCRO)

▪  Member of the Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA)

▪  Steering committee member of SAMRC/UKZN Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Centre (Jan 2016 -June 2017)

▪  South African Oncology Consortium (SAOC)(2017- date).

Registered with the Health Professions Counsel of South Africa (HPCSA)

 

 

Honors
Special Recognition Award – KZN 1st black African female oncologist 2015 – MEC’s Annual Service Excellence Awards 2015/2016.

SAOC peer review panelist- review and approve authorisation requests for oncology treatments for patients that have been submitted to medical aid companies, review & update of treatment guidelines – 2017 to date

Steering board member of the SAMRC/UKZN Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Centre 2016- 2017.

Editorial board member of international open access Journal : Journal of Cancer and Therapeutic Interventions. June 2017 to date.

Honourary lecturer at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine , UKZN.