Professor of Anaesthesiology
Professor Guy Richards is Emeritus Professor of Critical Care and Pulmonology at the University of the Witwatersrand and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.
Professor Richards was awarded his medical degree in 1978, specialised in Internal Medicine in 1985 and subsequently qualified as a pulmonologist and intensivist. He was awarded his PhD in Medicine in 1992 from the University of Witwatersrand.
He was awarded the Mandela Medal in Gold by the president for distinguished service related to the passing of Nelson Mandela: 2014 December