Dr Gustav Frans Strandvik graduated from medical school at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town South Africa, before relocating to the United Kingdom for 16 years. He gained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of London (MRCP), and then completed his Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London. He gained further intensive care experience at University College Hospital and the Royal Brompton Hospital, and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive care Medicine (FFICM). He also holds the Diploma of Intensive Care Medicine (DICM) of the Intercollegiate Board for Training in Intensive Care Medicine (UK).
Dr Gustav is currently working as a Senior Consultant in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit of Hamad General Hospital in Doha, Qatar. He has published a number of peer –reviewed journal articles in the fields of trauma and critical care medicine, and contributed to book chapters.