I am an anaesthesiologist, Professor and Second Chair in the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. My research interests include the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, perioperative cardiovascular risk prediction and risk modification, perioperative medicine and perioperative outcomes. I am an active member of the South African Perioperative Research Group (SAPORG). I am a proponent of collaborative research to improve public health and participate in national and international collaborative perioperative outcomes research. I am the co-principal investigator for the African Surgical Outcomes Study (ASOS). We conduct national and international collaborative research.
Specialties: Perioperative cardiovascular medicine, morbidity, risk stratification, risk reduction, perioperative outcomes research