Gerard Danjoux

Gerard Danjoux

MBBS, FRCA. Consultant in Anaesthesia and Sleep Medicine

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 multimodal intervention
  • Patient behaviour change preoperatively
  • Evaluating the effect of pharmacological interventions in simulated haemorrhage and tissue trauma – run volunteer programme with Ministry of Defence UK

Other Roles:

  • Honorary Professor Hull York Medical School, Visiting Professor at Teesside University and Associate Clinical Lecturer at Newcastle University
  • Vice-President International Prehabilitation Society
  • Research Lead Preoperative Association
  • Recent ex-member of Perioperative Medicine Leadership Committee at Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Faculty for European and National Perioperative Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Courses
  • Lead organiser 3rd World Congress in Prehabilitation (London 2019)
  • UK lead organiser of 2nd World Congress in Prehabilitation (Holland 2018)