Dr. Mohammed Vawda graduated from University of Witwatersrand in 1985 with MB, BCh, degree.
Other academic achievements Medicinal Chemistry – UCL University of London 1977-1980. DCH (Diploma in Child Health) University of Natal 1990.DipPEC(Diploma Primary Emergency Care) University of Natal 1998.
Following graduation gained experience in Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Primary Care at Helen Joseph Hospital on rotation for two years.
Commenced general practice 1990 and served in Accident and Emergency as part time Senior Medical officer 1995 to 2005 Ladysmith Provincial Hospital.