Mike James

MBChB (Birm) 1970 FRCA (Eng) 1975 FCA(SA) 2000 PhD(Wits) 1990

Professor and Head, Department of Anaesthesia, UCT, 1988 � present.

Founder member of the SA Critical Care Society. SASA councillor since 1993; chairman of the 1993 SASA jubilee congress.
President College of Anaesthetists of South Africa 1999-2001 and current council member.
President South African Society of Anaesthesiologists (SASA) 2006-2008
Chair Scientific Committee World Congress of Anaesthesiologists 2008
Over 150 refereed papers and 20 book chapters, 1 book on Endocrine Anaesthesia. Referee for several international journals.

Research Interests
Anaesthesia for endocrine surgery, anaesthesia for vascular surgery, the management of hypertension in anaesthesia, pre-eclampsia, fluid therapy with special interest in coagulation effects, magnesium. Many invitations to speak at international conferences.