Prof Chetty is a registered Specialist Family Physician. He serves as Chairman of the IPA Foundation of SA and Chairman of KwaZulu Natal Doctors Healthcare Coalition.
He is the visiting Professor in the Department of Health Sciences at the Durban University of Technology.
He was awarded the Fellowship of Family Physicians by the College of Medicine of SA – 2013 – FCFP(SA).
In 2019 Prof Chetty was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa), by the Nelson Mandela University (PHD).
He writes for the Medical Chronicle (Medical Journal) regularly and other Journals when invited to do so.
He has written two books on Managed Care and is a speaker at National and International Conferences on a regular basis.
Prof Chetty has been the recipient of several awards for leadership in healthcare, including the Life Achievement Award for Quality in Healthcare, Discovery Health (2018) and the BHF Titanium Award for Excellence in 2017. The Zenith Global Health Lifetime achievement award for service to healthcare Prof Chetty was awarded the Fulbright – Humphrey scholarship to the USA in 1993 – 1994. He completed his MPH in the USA.
He serves on ISQua on the “Partnering with Patients Program”, has been appointed as an ISQua Expert and is appointed on the International Academy of Quality and Safety (IAQS).
Prof Chetty has been serving on the NHI task team on GP contracting. He has been appointed to the Office of Health Services Compliance by the Minister of Health (OHSC). Prof Chetty served on the Ministerial Advisory Committee during Covid and subsequently on B4SA Vaccine Committee.
Prof Chetty’s interests are Quality and Safety in Healthcare and is an advocate for Best Practice Medicine.
- ADVISOR TO SCHEMES ON CLINICAL PROGRAMS AND PEER MENTORING
- ON THE HARM REDUCTION IN HEALTHCARE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE – VICE PRESIDENT
- ADVISOR ON CARE CO-ORDINATION AND CLINICAL CARE PATHWAYS FROM A FAMILY PHYSICIAN PERSPECTIVE
- DISCOVERY-FPAB COMMITTEE
- MEDSCHEME -FORUM MEMBER