Professor Eric Klug is a cardiologist at Sunninghill, Sunward Park Hospitals and Associate Professor, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences and the University of the Witwatersrand and CM Johannesburg Academic Hospital,Division of Cardiology. He is interested in heart failure, structural heart disease, preventative cardiovascular medicine and geriatric cardiology.
He completed both his undergraduate and post graduate training at the University of Witwatersrand completing his MMed with distinction and received the Bobby Grieve Award for the best MMed dissertation. He has been attached to the CM Johannesburg Academic Hospital uninterrupted since 1987 and private practice since 1999.
He has been Chief Editor of the The SA Heart Failure Guidelines,2012 and 2018 Chief Editor of the SA Dyslipidaemia Guidelines and is Head, Heart Failure Clinic at the CM Johannesburg Academic Hospital. He has held executive positions in SA Heart, HeFSSA, and SA Heart Johannesburg Branch and prior Head; Ethics and Guidelines Committee of SA Heart. He has an active pharmacology related research interest and participates in large international trials both as an investigator and National PI.