Anaesthesiology Critical Care
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Anaesthesiology and Critical Care


The department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care prides itself on evidence-based practices and its scientific footprint.  The department is engaged in various avenues of research with particular interests in Pain and in Critical Care. The department hosts a number of PHD candidates as well as  Post doc fellows. 

Current areas of research focus : 

  • Preoperative medicine and pre-habilitation
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Anaesthesiology and its various subspecialties
  • Critical Care
  • Perioperative ethics 

Stellenbosch University Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Researchers are involved in National and International trials and invites collaborative projects.​​