Dr Sibongiseni Maxwell Dhlomo was born in a
serene part of KwaZulu-Natal in a little town in Umbumbulu. He began
his illustrious career at Dlangezwa High School and later enrolled at
the University of Natal, Durban (1980 – 1985) where he excelled in the
field of Medicine.
He later pursued further studies in psychology and sociology. In order
to spearhead a holistic treatment and management of clinical processes,
he further attained post graduate accolades in public health as well as
strategic and project management.
His passion for raising the quality of lives of ordinary people and his
concern for addressing the pandemic of HIV and Aids and exponential
increase of TB and opportunistic diseases motivated him to extend his
professional understanding thereby attaining a Postgraduate diploma in
HIV and Aids management.
His humble contribution and far reaching implications to ensuring that
the people of South Africa and in particular KwaZulu-Natal strive
towards attaining freedom led to him joining the people ‘s army, Umkhonto Wesizwe at a very early age. This led to his incarceration in
Dr Dhlomo has practiced as a Medical Practitioner at King Edward
He has had his own practice at Madadeni Medical Centre in Newcastle.
He has also served as an Academic at the University of KwaZulu-Natal
lecturing in Public Health and advising the Vice Chancellor.
His insatiable desire to serve communities was to a degree achieved when
he joined the EThekwini Metro Municipality as a Deputy City manager:
Health and Social Services.
He paralleled his commitment as a clinician by also contributing
immensely to ring fencing programmes with other medical officials around
the province, one such very successful operation is the Khanya Africa
Volunteer initiative. He serves as a director on the board.
Dr Dhlomo, a Freedom Fighter; a Medical Practitioner; a Provincial
Executive Member of the ANC in KZN, our MEC for Health is a proud dad of
three beautiful children.