Dr Janesh Ganda, originally from Johannesburg, completed his schooling at St Johns College in Houghton, JHB. He then started his medical degree at Wits University and completed this in 2012. Janesh was then assigned to Potchefstroom for his Internship and Community service, during which he spent time rotating through all major medical and surgical disciplines for two years.He then worked for 6 months in a general surgical unit in Potchefstroom Hospital and spent another 6 months in the Internal Medicine unit of the same hospital. It was during this time that Janesh and his brother was selected to be part of the South African Duathlon team that traveled to Ottawa and Pontevedra, Spain to participate (as an athlete) in the ITU World Duathlon Championships. He was also selected in 2015 for the SA Triathlon team to participate in the World Championships in Chicago.
Janesh has competed in multiple triathlons ranging from sprint to half-iron distance, road races, and since moving to Cape Town, numerous trail runs. Janesh then moved back to JHB to work in a Trauma unit at Leratong Hospital, during which time he started his MPhil (Sports and Exercise Medicine). He was then offered the opportunity to work in a dedicated Sports Medicine practice in Newlands, Cape Town and was put in charge of the Boland Cavaliers, based in Riebeck Kasteel and Wellington.
In 2018 he worked as the Junior Team Doctor at WP Rugby taking care of the Supersport Challenge, U21 and senior Currie Cup sides.
Janesh was appointed as a Team Doctor to the South African Rugby Union in 2018, taking care of the Springbok Women, Junior Springboks and SA Schools teams.
Janesh enjoys spending time in the mountains and trail running with his wife. They also enjoy surfing and are avid hikers, stealing any opportunity to spend time in the mountain or ocean.