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Professor Gerard Danjoux

Consultant anaesthetist and sleep medicine physician at South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Work Experience

20+ years in anaesthesia and sleep medicine

Career Highlights

  • Honorary Professor Hull York Medical School, Visiting Professor at Teesside University and Associate Clinical Lecturer at Newcastle University
  • Vice-President International Prehabilitation Society
  • Member of the Perioperative Medicine Leadership Committee for the Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Faculty member for European and National Perioperative CPET Practicums
  • Research Lead for the Preoperative Association


  • Graduated from Newcastle University medical school in 1998
  • Anaesthetic training with the Northern Deanery from 1992 to 2002
  • Fellowship training in Australia (1998-1999) and Canada (2000-2001)


  • "Community-based prehabilitation before elective major surgery: the PREP-WELL quality improvement project", 2020, DOI: 10.1136/bmjoq-2019-000898
  • "Preoperative exercise training for adults undergoing elective major vascular surgery: A systematic review", 2022, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0263090
  • "Anaerobic threshold as an independent predictor of mid-term survival following elective endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm", 2020, DOI: 10.23736/S0021-9509.19.11052-X
  • "Utility and reliability of the Clinical Frailty Scale in patients scheduled for major vascular surgery: a prospective, observational, multicentre observer-blinded study", 2022, DOI: 10.1186/s13741-022-00240-9
  • "The impact of a digital joint school educational programme on post-operative outcomes following lower limb arthroplasty: a retrospective comparative cohort study", 2022, DOI: 10.1186/s12913-022-07989-1
  • "Patients Awaiting Surgical Repair for Large Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Can Exercise at Moderate to Hard Intensities with a Low Risk of Adverse Events", 2017, DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00684