New Heart and Lung Centre

UCT Private Academic Hospital general manager, Daniel Matthew, cardiologist Professor Ashley Chin and consultant pulmonologist and specialist physician, Professor Keertan Dheda, at the hospitals newly established Heart and Lung Centre, which offers a range of specialised medical treatments.

A newly established lung and heart centre offering a range of specialised medical treatments has been established at UCT Private Academic Hospital (UCTPAH).

Consultant pulmonologist and specialist physician, Professor Keertan Dheda, who is also a key member of the critical care team at UCTPAH’s closed intensive care unit, said the new centre seeks to advance lung and heart health in Southern Africa through the provision of advanced treatment for a wide range of pulmonary and cardiac conditions.

“We identified the need for a centre that would offer life-enhancing medical interventions for patients affected by heart and or lung conditions, which can be extremely debilitating,” said Professor Dheda.

The multi-disciplinary team at
the UCTPAH Heart and Lung Centre will offer solutions to even
the most challenging of cases, including complex interventional pulmonology procedures and cardio-respiratory surgery.