Dr Zunaid Barday

Dr Zunaid Barday qualified (MBChB) at the University of Cape Town in 1993. After a brief stint in general practice and as an MO at Livingstone Hospital, Port Elizabeth, he trained as a physician and then a nephrologist at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, where he continues to work. He runs the Renal Transplant Clinic and is involved in all aspects of living kidney donor assessment and post-transplant care of kidney transplant recipients. More recently he has been involved starting the first ABO incompatible kidney transplant programme in South Africa, as well as the first Kidney Paired Donation programme. He also looks after renal failure patients at the UCT and Athlone Kidney and Dialysis Centres. Research interests include desensitization and immunosuppression protocols as well as HIV positive kidney transplantation.