Dr. Rakesh Newaj

Dr. Rakesh Newaj

Specialist Dermatologist (MBBCh (Wits), FCDERM (SA))


Dr Rakesh received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBCh) degree in 2002 and followed that up with a postgraduate qualification in dermatology (FCDERM (SA)) completed in October 2010.

He has a special interest in research work and public awareness of skin diseases. He also specializes in difficult skin cases and use the Kempton park clinic to deal with all the resistant and tough diseases. Through his short career he has authored several medical articles (can be found by checking in google). His articles also feature regularly in the Medical chronicles, Specialist forum, Modern medicine, You magazine, Curvy magazine, Le Mauricien (in French), Disa newsletter. He has also been involved in radio shows and he features regularly in the “Good Morning Africa tv show” on DSTV channel, Great expectations and Bonita’s house call.

He also runs a daily Facebook site with daily updates on skin issues. This attracts up to 35000 followers (dermatologist Johannesburg) whose questions are answered.