Prof Chetty is a registered Specialist Family Physician. Prof Chetty is the Chairman of the IPA Foundation of SA and Chairman of Kwa Zulu Natal Doctors Healthcare Coalition. He serves as visiting Professor to the Department of Health Sciences, Durban University of Technology.
He was awarded the Fellowship of Family Physicians by the College of Medicine of SA – 2013 – FCFP(SA). He has been awarded a PhD from the Nelson Mandela University in South Africa. 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. Prof Chetty is on the board of the Office of the Health Standards Compliance (OHSC).
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 was elected onto the International Academy of Quality and Safety (IAQS) and as an ISQua EXPERT.