Prof Alain G. Assounga

MD, CES, MSc, PhD

Prof. Alain G. Assounga is Head of the Nephrology at the Department at Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal and Chief Specialist at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Department of Health. Originally from Congo-Brazzaville, Prof Assounga received his medical training in Brazzaville, nephrology and immunology training in France and the US. He hold a PhD in Immunology and Molecular Biology. He lectured and practised medicine in the Congo and Gaborone, Botswana before moving to Durban, South Africa, where he teaches nephrology and immunology and conducts research.

Prof Assounga has trained over 20 Nephrologists and 10 Masters and 3 PhD. He has published several papers on Immunology, Clinical Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation.