Dr Nqoba Tsabedze
Academic & Clinical Head – Division of Cardiology
Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital
Dr Nqoba Tsabedze is a clinician scientist working in the division of cardiology at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. He completed his medical degree at the University of the Witwatersrand and subsequently specialised in internal medicine, obtaining his Fellowship with the College of Physicians of South Africa.
He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of the Witwatersrand. His research project is designed to identify the genetic responsible for idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy in our local population. He holds a prestigious Carnegie research grand and was recipient for the South African Heart Association research award for 2016 and the South African Medical Association PhD scholarship for 2016.
Dr Tsabedze is passionate about teaching and training both undergraduate and postgraduate students. His research interests include acute and chronic heart failure epidemiology in sub-Saharan Africa, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and hypertensive heart disease. His aim is to ultimately perform globally competitive research which is both relevant and responsive to the health needs of South Africa. He is determined to improve the health and quality of all South Africans through medical research.