Staff Profiles

Dr. Tommy Baboloki Palai

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Faculty of Medicine

Internal Medicine

Staff Development Fellow

Phone: +26771866531
Email Dr. Tommy Baboloki Palai

Doctor of Medicine (M.D) St George's University, Grenada

Masters Internal Medicine (Mmed), University of Botswana

Fellow of the college of Physicians South Africa (FCP SA)

Completed basic medical training 2010 at St George's University in Grenada, Caribbean Islands.  Clinical rotations done both in United Kingdom (Birmingham and Winchester) and USA (New York City).  

Proceeded to serve as an Intern and Medical officer at Princess Marina Hospital including head of the Renal Unit and Head of the infectious disease Care Clinic (HIV).  

Completed Registrar training through University of Botswana and University of Cape Town where I served twice as Chief Resident.  Recipient award of the Best Registrar in Rheumatology 2018, Groote Schuur Hospital.

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Respiratory Medicine

Clinical communication


Hypertension control amongst people with HIV

Congestive heart Failure amongst hospitalized patients

Subclinical atherosclerosis amongst HIV patients

In pursuit of academic excellence