About Cape Pulmonology
Cape Pulmonology consists of a dedicated team of experienced pulmonologists with a wealth of experience and knowledge of health and the medical industry. Working alongside these pulmonologists includes the Head of the Division of Pulmonology, Professor Keertan Dheda.
At Cape Pulmonology, our goal is to optimize your lung health to improve your everyday quality of life. , we hope to provide a personalized review of your pulmonary health. We all take breathing for granted… until you can no longer breath.
Cape Pulmonology specializes in a wide range of lung conditions ranging from emphysema, COPD and asthma to unusual interstitial and infectious lung diseases. Cape Pulmonology is situated at the UCT Lung Institute and UCT Private academic Hospital. We have the services of a number of pulmonologists and specialised thoracic surgeons with the back up of a number of allied staff including critical care, renal, cardiology, neurology and gastro-enterology staff. Cape Pulmonology endorses all the allied professions such as physiotherapy, dietetics and occupational therapy to maximize your respiratory outcomes.
Critical to service provision at Cape Pulmonology is attention to detail. We hope by spending that extra time and effort with you, we can improve your lung health. With our onsite radiology and technical equipment, here at Cape Pulmonology we can gain greater insight into your pulmonary status so as to maximize your chance at achieving your optimal lung function. Using state of the art equipment, we can precisely measure your lung function. The data gained from this equipment helps us here at Cape Pulmonology to screen and manage a number of pulmonary conditions.
Physical Address: UCT Private Academic Hospital, Anzio Road, Observatory
Google Maps Reference: -33.945394,18.467556
Dr Greg Symons MB ChB, Dip PEC, FCP (SA), Cert. Pulm. (SA) Dr.
Greg Calligaro BSc (Hons), MB ChB, Dip PEC, FCP (SA), MMed, Cert Pulm (SA)
Prof. Keertan Dheda MBBCh (Wits), FCP(SA), FCCP, FRCP (Lond), PhD (Lond)
Dr. Greg Symons
MB ChB, Dip PEC, FCP (SA), Cert. Pulm. (SA)
Greg completed his undergraduate training at UCT in 2000 and after having spent a year at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, returned to the Cape to start his general physician training in 2003.
Ass. Prof. Greg Calligaro
BSc (Hons), MB ChB, Dip PEC, FCP (SA), MMed, Cert Pulm (SA)
Greg Calligaro completed undergraduate degrees in Medicine and Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand, and qualified as a specialist physician at the University of Cape Town in 2009.
Prof. Keertan Dheda
MBBCh (Wits), FCP(SA), FCCP, FRCP (Lond), PhD (Lond)
Professor Keertan Dheda MBBCh (Wits), FCP(SA), FCCP, FRCP (Lond), PhD (Lond) is a Consultant Pulmonologist and Specialist Physician, and is also part of the critical care team that manages the UCT Private Academic Hospital (UCT PAH) ICU.
Prof. Anthony Linegar
MB ChB, FCS(SA) (Cardiothor), PhD
Professor Anthony Linegar is Head of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Cape Town’s Groote Schuur Hospital. His is an Affiliated Lecturer and Associate Professor of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein
Ass. Prof Jonny Peter
Dr Jonathan Peter MB ChB, MMed, FCP (SA), PhD completed his undergraduate medical training in 2000 and qualified as a specialist physician in 2009, both at the University of Cape Town. He was the recipient of a number of awards for medical training including the 2009 Suzman medal, which is awarded by the College of Physicians to the best candidate in the final specialist exams nationally.