Greg Calligaro
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Greg Calligaro

Greg Calligaro is a senior specialist in the Division of Pulmonology at Groote Schuur Hospital and a research coordinator at the Centre for Lung Infection and Immunity of the University of Cape Town Lung Institute. His clinical work focuses on the infectious and non-infectious pulmonary complications of HIV, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary hypertension. He has helped to establish an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) service at GSH, and is the medical lead of the first lung transplant center at an academic hospital in South Africa. He completed a Fellowship in thoracic transplantation at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney in 2016. His research interests and publications are in the field of HIV-related lung disease, active case finding and novel diagnostics for TB, the medical and surgical management drug-resistant TB, and rejection in thoracic transplantation