About

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 travelled 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.

Team Doctor Boland Cavaliers

He continued working in private Emergency Units within Cape Town during this time (Rondebosch Medical Centre, Mediclinic Cape Gate and Mediclinic Panorama). In 2018 he worked as the Junior Team Doctor at WP Rugby taking care of the Supersport Challenge and U21 Currie Cup sides. This was done with the assistance of Stormers team doctor, Dr Karen Schwabe.

Team Doctor Western Province Paul De Wet Dr Janesh P Ganda

Janesh was also appointed as the Team Doctor for the Springbok Women team as they embarked on their first Outgoing Tour since 2014.

Team Doctor Springbok Women Dr Janesh P Ganda

In 2019, he was appointed as the Team Doctor for the Junior Springboks, to assist with their preparations for the Junior World Cup in Rosario, Argentina. Janesh is also appointed as the SA Schools team doctor for their U18 International Series in August.