PJ Devereaux, M.D., Ph.D.

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. Dr. Devereaux is a cardiologist, perioperative care physician, and clinical epidemiologist. He is the Director of the Division of Perioperative Care at McMaster University. He is a Senior Scientist and the Scientific Leader of the Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine, and Surgical Research Group at the Population Health Research Institute. Dr. Devereaux is a full Professor in the Departments of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) and Medicine at McMaster University. He is the President of the Society of Perioperative Research and Care. Dr. Devereaux has published >390 peer reviewed papers and >85 book chapters, editorials, and commentaries. Dr. Devereaux has an h-index of 108 and 266,260 citations. He has given >1000 lectures and research presentations in 41 countries. Dr. Devereaux’s research program focuses on medical complications during and after surgery. Dr. Devereaux is supported by the McMaster University / Hamilton Health Sciences Chair in Perioperative Care. Dr. Devereaux holds a Tier 1 Canadian Research Chair in Perioperative Medicine.