Reducing Perioperative Complications

Guidelines for getting patients back to health

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Auditorium, School of Medicine, The University of Auckland, 85 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand

Keynote Speakers

Professor Philip DevereauxDirector, Division of Cardiology, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

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.

Local Faculty

Professor Monty Mythen Smiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia & Critical Care, University College Hospital, London, UK



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