Donald Miller


Consultant anaesthetist and honorary senior lecturer


Donald Miller is a University of Cape Town graduate. He has been a senior lecturer at Guy's Hospital since 1998.

Education and training


  • MB,ChB
  • FFA(SA)
  • PhD.

Research interests

Inventor of four breathing systems:

  • cuff pressure regulator
  • omnivent 2000 versatile ventilator
  • flowrite flow sensor
  • SLIPA airway and 3gLM airway and SLIPA-3g devices.


  • the Jack Abelson prize for the best paper published by an anaesthetic registrar in that year
  • winner of the 1988 Technocape competition
  • Johnson and Johnson travel scholarship for developing a new non-invasive cardiac output measurement device
  • SMART award, 1991, for cuff pressure regulator.

Last updated: April 2022

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