Dr David Bishop

Dr David Bishop

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Dr David Bishop






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Pietermaritzburg: EDH Hospital

Research Interests

Obstetric Anaesthesia

Autonomic Dysfunction

Burns Anaesthesia


David Bishop is a Specialist Anaesthesiologist and Head Clinical Unit Anaesthesia at Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg. Interests include obstetric anaesthesia, with a focus on spinal hypotension. He is also interested in burns anaesthesia and anaesthesia in rural settings.


Head Clinical Unit: Anaesthesia


List of publications

1.            Bishop DG. Predicting spinal hypotension during caesarean section. SAJAA 2014; 20(4): 170-173.


2.            Bishop DG, Farina Z, Wise RD. Case Study: Difficult airways: a reliable “Plan B”. SAJAA 2011; 17(2): 186-189.


3.            Bishop DG. Autonomic neuropathy in anaesthesia. Registrar Communication Prize Entry. SAJAA 2010;16(3): 58-61.

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