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Dr. PJ Devereaux MD, PhD, FRCP(C), McMaster University

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PJ Devereaux Dr.

Current Positions

  • Director of the Division of Cardiology at McMaster University
  • Scientific Leader of the Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine, and Surgical Research Group at the Population Health Research Institute
  • Professor and University Scholar in the Departments of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) and Medicine at McMaster University

Bio

Dr. Devereaux obtained his MD from McMaster University.  After medical school he completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Calgary and a residency in cardiology at Dalhousie University.  He then completed a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University.

He is the Director of the Division of Cardiology at McMaster University. He is also the Scientific Leader of the Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine, and Surgical Research Group at the Population Health Research Institute.  Dr. Devereaux is a full Professor and University Scholar in the Departments of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) and Medicine at McMaster University.  

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. He has published >250 peer reviewed papers and >50 book chapters and editorials.  He is supported by a Tier 1 Canadian Research Chair in Perioperative Medicine, and he holds the Yusuf Chair in Cardiology at McMaster University.

Research Interests

  • Perioperative vascular complications around the time of surgery.
  • Perioperative bleeding, acute kidney injury, and infection around the time of surgery.
  • Hip fractures and improving their outcomes.
  • Remote, automated, non-invasive monitoring of patients after surgery.
  • 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.