Professor Gerard Danjoux

Graduated: Newcastle University (1989)
Anaesthetic training: Northern Deanery (1992 – 2002)
Fellowship training: Australia (1998/9) and Canada (2000/1)
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Sleep Medicine at South Tees Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust (2002 to date).

Clinical interests
Preparation and perioperative care of patients for high-risk surgery
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and risk evaluation
Sleep Medicine

Quality Improvement
PREP – developed Prehabilitation toolkit for primary care clinicians
PREPWELL – leading a regional programme with Public Health specialists to develop, implement and sustain a community-based health and wellbeing programme for patients before surgery

Research interests
Improving patient fitness for surgery through aerobic exercise training
Patient behaviour change preoperatively
Evaluating the effect of pharmacological interventions in simulated haemorrhage and tissue trauma – run volunteer programme with MOD
Preoperative screening for OSA

Other Roles
Visiting Professor at Teesside University and Associate Clinical Lecturer at Newcastle University
Research Lead Preoperative Association
Member of Perioperative Medicine Leadership Committee at RCoA
Faculty for European and National Perioperative Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Courses
UK lead for organiser of 2nd World Congress in Prehabilitation (Holland 2018)
Gerry Danjoux