Ress, Stanley Roger, Prof


Clinical Immunology

For the past 3 decades Professor Ress has co-headed a general medical team in internal medicine, as well as been head of the division of Clinical Immunology in the department of medicine at Groote Schuur hospital & UCT. His activities have included research in TB and autoimmunity, providing an autoimmune routine diagnostic serological service, laboratory evaluation of immune status, and teaching of immunology to under and post-graduate medical students. He is currently an Emeritus Associate Professor of Medicine at UCT.

His hobbies include photography and watching tennis in his spare time.


  • MBChB, FCP (SA)

Professional Membership

  • SAMA
  • College of Medicine of SA
  • SA Immunology Society

Speciality / Special Interests

  • Management of patients with established immune deficiency and those with recurrent infections who require investigation to evaluate their immune status.
  • Investigation and management of patients with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
  • Investigation and management of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.