Dr DG Bishop

Dr David G Bishop


Dr DG Bishop 


+27 (0)33 395 4201




HCU Anaesthesia, Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg 

Research Interests

Obstetric Anaesthesia (current PhD student), Burns Anaesthesia


Honorary Staff member


Initially qualified at UCT and has worked within the public sector since this time, including rural stints at Mseleni and Zithulele Hospitals. Currently HCU at Edendale Hospital, PMB. Actively involved in OASIS (Obstetric Anaesthesia Special Interest Group) and with the South African Burns Care Trust.

List of Publications 

Allorto N, Bishop DG, Rodseth RN. Vasoconstrictor clysis in burn surgery and its impact on outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis. Burns. 2015 Jun 24. pii: S0305-4179(15)00086-8. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2015.03.010. [Epub ahead of print]

Biccard BM, Madiba TE on behalf of the South African Surgical Outcomes Study investigators. The South African Surgical Outcomes Study: A 7-day prospective observational cohort study. S Afr Med J 2015;105(6):465-475.  DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.9435

Buley H, Bishop DG, Rodseth RN. The appropriateness of preoperative blood testing: a retrospective evaluation and cost analysis. S Afr Med J 2015;105(6):487-490. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.9318

Bishop DG. Obstetric Airway Management. SAJAA  2015; 21(1):40-42

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

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

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

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