Luigi Camporota


Consultant in critical care


Luigi Camporota completed his medical degree in Italy. He then trained in medicine and intensive care in the UK.

He is a consultant in critical care at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust where he leads the severe respiratory failure and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) service.

Education and training

  • Medical degree, Italy
  • PhD, University of Southampton
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), London
  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), London
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FFICM), London 
  • Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (FERS)

Research interests

Luigi is actively involved in national and international research in the field. 

His research interests are:

  • respiratory failure
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
  • advanced mechanical ventilation
  • haemodynamic monitoring
  • respiratory monitoring
  • extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)


  • Elected Fellow of the European Respiratory Society
  • Chair of the acute respiratory failure section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

Last updated: February 2023

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