Dr. David McAlpine

Dr. David McAlpine

Clinical Fellow

Medical/Professional Qualifications
MBChB, DipPEC, FCEM(SA), MMed(UCT)

Affiliations
Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto
College of Emergency Medicine, South Africa

Biography
Dr. David McAlpine grew up in Johannesburg before moving to Cape Town to study medicine. He developed an early affiliation for acute care medicine and after internship spent a year doing emergency medicine in the slightly dubious city of Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal. He spent a full year traveling on public transport from Casablanca back to Joburg before moving to London and spending four years in the many A&Es there. Dr. McAlpine returned to Cape Town to complete training in emergency medicine and earn an MMed. With restless feet, he sought a new adventure with his family which brought him to Toronto to learn Critical Care.

Areas of Interest/Research
Echocardiography
Pulmonary hypertension
Ventilation techniques

Honours and Awards
DipPEC medal for best performance in practical section
Trainee of the year 2018 (UCT)

Personal Interests
Live music
Yoga
Wine
Swimming

Contact
davidjohnmcalpine@gmail.com

 

 

 

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