Dr Gerard Danjoux

Qualified from University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1989. Undertook Anaesthetic training in the Northern deanery, including fellowship years abroad in Australia (Newcastle) and Canada (Vancouver). Appointed consultant at South Tees NHS Trust in 2002.

Clinical posts/interests:

  • Founder and lead clinician of Vascular pre-operative assessment and CPX service
  • Vascular anaesthesia
  • Lead clinician Sleep Medicine

Academic posts:

  • Local Priority Group lead for Anaesthesia for Durham Tees Valley CLRN
  • Departmental research lead for anaesthesia
  • Visiting Professor Teesside University
  • Preoperative Association Committee Member

Research interests

  • Exercise training - my main research focus is into the effects of short-term aerobic exercise training programs on patient fitness prior to major surgery and following critical illness. Presently I am CI for an NIHR funded study examining the benefits of preoperative exercise training on outcome following surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm repair
  • PI for collaborative study with Ministry of Defence examining the cardiovascular effects of Morphine in simulated haemorrhage and tissue trauma

Gerard Danjoux