Luigi Camporota

Consultant and professor of intensive care medicine


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 and professor of intensive care medicine. 

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: August 2023

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