Hailing from the rural Transkei Village Gqogqorha in Tsomo, Dr Sid Sifumba studied his undergraduate degree at the University of Natal (University of KwaZulu-Natal). He specialized at the same university and graduated as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in 1994.
In 1995, he moved to Mthatha and joined Dr Zweli Mbabisa in private practice. In 1998 he moved to East London to start his solo practice.
Dr Sifumba admits his patients at Life Beacon Bay Private hospital. He conducts deliveries and does surgical procedures at the same hospital.