MBChB (Natal), M Fam Med (Natal), FCFP (SA), MPH (USA), DTM&H (Wits), DOH (Wits) DHSM (Natal). Prof Chetty is a registered Specialist Family Physician. He serves as Deputy Chairman of SAMCC. He is the Chairman of the IPA Foundation of SA and Chairman of Kwa Zulu Natal Doctors Healthcare Coalition.
He serves as associate Professor to the Department of Research, Durban University of Technology. He was awarded the Fellowship of Family Physicians by the College of Medicine of SA – 2013 – FCFP(SA). Prof Chetty was awarded the Fullbright – Humphrey scholarship to the USA in 1993 – 1994. He completed his MPH in the USA.
He has written two books on Managed Care and is a speaker at National and International Conferences on a regular basis and writes for the Medical Chronicle. Prof Chetty was appointed on the NHI Technical Task Team [GP Contracting] in South Africa. He is now on the Board of OHSC (Office of the Health Standards Committee) – appointed by the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.
Prof Chetty has been the recipient of a number of awards for leadership in Healthcare. Amongst these awards are the Titanium Award by the BHF for Leadership in Healthcare and the Discovery Health Life Time Achievement Award for work on Quality of care.
Prof Chetty has been appointed on to the Advisory Committee on Partnering with patients – ISQUA (International Society of Quality Assurance). He has also been appointed as an ISQua Expert in 2018.
He presented on PCC at the ISQua, London Conference. Previously, at the Paris meeting, Prof Chetty presented on Quality of Care in developing countries. He has coordinated and presented on PCC at the Africa Health Conference and the KZNDHC Conference. He has written numerous articles on PCC, its impact on Quality and Cost and the methods to measure PCC programs.
Prof Chetty’s interests are: Patient-Centered Care and Quality in Healthcare. He serves on the PCC Committees in SA and also serves on the ISQua African Committees Program.