Council Members

Committee Members

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Prof. K Dheda
President

Keertan Dheda is Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Director of the Lung Infection and Immunity Unit and Head of the Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, at the University of Cape Town.

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Prof. Coenraad Koegelenberg
Vice-President

Senior Specialist: Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital.

Part-time private practice: Kuils River Private Hospital.

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Prof. Michelle Wong
Secretary

Principal Specialist and Head: Respiratory Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand.

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Prof. Coenraad Koegelenberg
Treasurer

Senior Specialist: Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital.

Part-time private practice: Kuils River Private Hospital.

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Prof. Umesh Lalloo
Past President

Professor and Chief Specialist, Head of Respiratory & Critical Unit & Adult HIV Programmes, School of Clinical Medicine, Nelson R Mandela Medical School, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Mr. D Maree
Clinical Technology Representative

Clinical Technologist: Tygerberg Hospital and the University of Stellenbosch..

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Dr. A Vanker
Paediatric Pulmonology Representative

Division of Paediatric Pulmonology, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, University of Cape Town

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Dr. C Smith
Private Practice
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Dr. I Schewitz
Thoracic Society Representative
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Prof. K Dheda
SARJ Editor

Professor, Head, MBBCh (Wits), FCP(SA), FCCP, PhD (Lond), FRCP (Lond): Lung Infection and Immunity Unit and South African Research Chair in Poverty-related Lung Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town and Consultant General Physician and Pulmonologist, Groote Schuur and UCT Private Academic Hospital, Cape Town..

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Dr. R van Zyl-Smit
Scholarship Selection Committee

Head Lung Clinical Research Unit, University of Cape Town Lung Institute.

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Dvision of Pulmonology and Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town.

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Prof. K Dheda
Credentials Committee

Professor, Head, MBBCh (Wits), FCP(SA), FCCP, PhD (Lond), FRCP (Lond): Lung Infection and Immunity Unit and South African Research Chair in Poverty-related Lung Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town and Consultant General Physician and Pulmonologist, Groote Schuur and UCT Private Academic Hospital, Cape Town.

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Dr. Sabs Abdool-Gaffar
CME Committee

Pulmonologist in private practice, Kingsway Hospital, Amanzimtoti.

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Dr O Kitchin
NAEP Representative
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Dr. Alan Peter
Wits University Representative

Principal Specialist and Pulmonologist, Respiratory Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand.

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Prof. E Irusen
Stellenbosch University Representative

Head: Pulmonology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital. He is the immediate past-president of the SA Thoracic Society and the SA representative on GOLD and the ERS. His research interests are in epidemiology and clinical and molecular aspects of respiratory medicine, particularly asthma and COPD.

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Prof. Refiloe Masekela
University of Kwazulu-Natal Representative

Professor and Head of Paediatrics, Paediatric Pulmonologist, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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Dr Y Ramkillawan
University of Free State Representative
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Dr. A Jeevarathnum
University of Pretoria Representative
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Prof R Chauke
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University(SMU)

Professor & Head: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University/DGM Academic Hospital Complex

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Dr G Tiva
University of Limpopo

Department of Paediatric Pulmonology
Polokwane Provincial Hospital
CNR Hospital & Dorp Str
Polokwane

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Prof. Patrick Oluboyo
Walter Sisulu University Representative

Professor and Head: Pulmonology, Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital, Walter Sisulu University of Science and Technology, Mthatha.

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Dr. G Calligaro
University of Cape Town Representative

Elected Members

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Dr. C Verwey

Division of Paediatric Pulmonology, Department of Paediatrics, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand..

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Dr. G Alexander
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Dr P Goussard

Co-Opted Member

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Dr I Kalla

Additional Members

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Prof A Goolam Mahomed
2019 SATS Congress Convenor
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Dr A Ambaram
SATS Website

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