Dr. PJ Devereaux MD, PhD, FRCPC

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PJ Devereaux Dr.

Current Positions

  • Scientific Leader – Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Surgical Research Group, Population Health Research Institute
  • Professor – Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
  • Professor – Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics


Dr. Devereaux holds a Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Career Investigator Award. He is the Head of Cardiology and the Perioperative Cardiovascular Clinical Program at the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre. He is also the Scientific Leader of the Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine, and Surgical Research Group at the Population Health Research Institute. The focus of his clinic research is vascular complications around the time of surgery. He is undertaking several large international RCTs and observational studies addressing this issue. Dr. Devereaux has published over 180 peer reviewed papers and 40 editorials, book chapters, and commentaries.

Research Interests

  • Clinical research is perioperative vascular medicine in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery
  • Co-Principal Investigator of the POISE trial; the world’s largest cardiac randomized controlled trial in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery
  • Dr. Devereaux has also undertaken health policy research comparing health outcomes and payment for care in invest or owned private for-profit and private not-for-profit health care delivery systems
  • Cardiac Vision – H.I.P.
  • Poise 2 – Manage
  • Tcom

Publications are listed in chronological order by descending date. Link takes user to pubMed for publication details.