Dr Giovanni Afeltra has a wealth of experience in both the aesthetic and general medicine and has the worked in the Aesthetic industry for over 10 years.
Having a life-long passion for fine art and beauty, aesthetic medicine, particularly Botulinum Toxin & Dermal Fillers, has always been included in his medical practice. He has attended numerous courses, talks and congresses on anti-ageing and skincare and is a member of the World Society of Anti-Aging Medicine (WOSAAM).
Dr Giovanni is registered in two specialities: He is a registered Specialist Family Physician and also holds a Masters’ Degree in Trauma and Emergency Medicine MSc MED (EM) (Wits).
After graduating from the University of Witwatersrand, he spent two years specializing in orthopaedic and trauma surgery. Later he entered a private general practice in Rivonia whilst still holding a post at Baragwanath Hospital in surgery. He has also been a part-time tutor at Wits Medical school as a clinical skills lecturer to medical students for over 20 years.
Dr Giovanni also holds the following postgraduate qualifications and is registered with the HPCSA:
- DTM&H (Wits) – a Diploma in Infectious disease and Tropical Medicine and Health Science;
- DCH (SA) – a Diploma in Child Health that encompasses Neonatal and Paediatric conditions;
- MFGP (SA) – a Diploma and Membership in the Faculty of Family Medicine and Fellow of the College of Family Physicians;
- Dip PEC (SA) – a Diploma in Trauma and Emergency Medicine
He is honoured to be included in Renewal Institute's team of talented professionals and is available for both Aesthetic and Integrative/Functional Medicine consultations at the Parkhurst, Illovo and Fourways branches.