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Dr. Philip Jones


Dr. P. Jones

Associate Professor


Dr. Philip Jones provides anesthesia care at the University Hospital (London Health Sciences Centre) and St. Joseph's Hospital (including the Regional Mental Health Centre). He also supervises and trains medical students, anesthesia residents, and fellows. In addition, Dr. Jones works as an intensivist in the Cardiac Surgical Recovery Unit. Dr. Jones also currently serves as the Chair for the LHSC Drugs and Therapeutics Committee, a position which presents many research opportunities. At the University Hospital, the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine provides services for the following surgical disciplines: cardiac surgery, general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, urology, and plastic surgery. Dr. Jones is an active clinical leader and participant in all of these areas.


The Department would like to recognize and congratulate Dr. Philip Jones for his completion of a Masters in Clinical Trials from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, of the University of London, London, England.

Dr. Jones graduated with distinction, receiving the University’s “150th Anniversary Achievement Award”, which takes in to account the final marks from all of the program courses, is awarded to the top student in the program (2011).

In January 2015, Dr. Jones was elected as an Associate Editor of the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia (CJA). Congratulations Dr. Jones, on this momentous academic achievement!

Current Research

Dr. Jones is currently undertaking research with a focus on:

His future interests include performing large multi-centre randomized clinical trials in anesthesia and cardiac critical care.

Recent Publications

  • 2018

  • 2017

  • 2016

  • 2015

Jones PM, Cherry RA, Allen BN, Jenkyn KMB, Shariff SZ, Flier S, Vogt KN, Wijeysundera DN. Association Between Handover of Anesthesia Care and Adverse Postoperative Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Major Surgery. JAMA. 2018;319(2):143–153. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.20040 

Antoniou A, Marmai K, Qasem F, Cherry R, Jones PM, Singh SI. Educating anesthesia residents to obtain and document informed consent for epidural labor analgesia: Does simulation play a role? Int J of Ob Anesth; 2017 Dec [epub ahead of print].

Jones PM, Bryson GL, Backman SB, Mehta S, Grocott HP. Statistical reporting and table construction guidelines for publication in the Canadian Journal of AnesthesiaCan J Anaesth. 2017 Dec 5.

Vedagiri Sai R, Singh SI, Qasem F, Nguyen D, Dhir S, Marmai K, Adam R, Jones PM. Onset of labour epidural analgesia with low-dose bupivacaine and different doses of fentanyl. Anaesthesia. 2017 Nov;72(11):1371-1378.

Jones PM, Chow JTY, Arango MF, Fridfinnson JA, Gai N, Lam K, Turkstra TP. Comparison of Registered and Reported Outcomes in Randomized Clinical Trials Published in Anesthesiology Journals. Anesth Analg. 2017 Oct;125(4):1292-1300.

Gottschalk BH, Fujii S, Jones PM, Chu MWA. Atypical Chest Pain and a Blood Blister: More Than Meets the Eye. Can J Cardiol. 2017 Sep;33(9):1206.e7-1206.e8.

McCreery G, Jones PM, Kidane B, DeMelo V, Mele T; ERASE C. difficile (Early Rescue from Acute SEvere Clostridium difficile) Trials Group. Polyethylene glycol intestinal lavage in addition to usual antibiotic treatment for severe Clostridium difficile colitis: a randomised controlled pilot study. BMJ Open. 2017 Jul 31;7(7):e016803.

Fujii S, Jones PM. A technique for optimizing ultrasonography-guided radialarterial catheter insertion. Can J Anaesth. 2017 Jun;64(6):683-684.

Chu MW, Bagur R, Losenno KL, Jones PM, Diamantouros P, Teefy P, Gelinas JJ, Kiaii B. Early clinical outcomes of a novel self-expanding transapical transcatheter aortic valve bioprosthesis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Apr;153(4):810-818.

Giambruno V, Hafiz A, Fox SA, Jeanmart H, Cook RC, Khaliel FH, Teefy P, Sridhar K, Lavi S, Bagur R, Randhawa VK, Iglesias I, Jones PM, Harle CC, Bainbridge D, Chu MW, Kiaii BB. Is the Future of Coronary Arterial Revascularization a Hybrid Approach?: The Canadian Experience Across Three Centers. Innovations (Phila). 2017 Mar/Apr;12(2):82-86.

Jones PM, Bainbridge D, Chu MW, Lavi R. In reply: Isoflurane use is not associated with prolonged intensive care unit stay following routine cardiac surgery when compared to sevoflurane. Can J Anaesth. 2017 Jan;64(1):102-103. 

Chu MW, Bagur R, Losenno KL, Jones PM, Diamantouros P, Teefy P, Gelinas JJ, Kiaii B. Early clinical outcomes of a novel self-expanding transapical transcatheter aortic valve bioprosthesis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Sawh SC, Deshpande S, Jansen S, Reynaert CJ, Jones PM. Prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis with probiotics: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PeerJ. 2016 Oct 5;4:e2429. eCollection 2016.

Sebbag I, Qasem F, Armstrong K, Jones PM, Singh S. Waveform analysis for lumbar epidural needle placement in labour. Anaesthesia. 2016 Aug;71(8):984-5. 

Orr C, Deshpande S, Sawh S, Jones PM, Vasudev K. Asenapine for the treatment of psychotic disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Can J Psychiatry. 2016 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Jones PM, Bainbridge D, Chu MW, Fernandes PS, Fox SA, Iglesias I, Kiaii B, Lavi R, Murkin JM. Comparison of isoflurane and sevoflurane in cardiac surgery: A randomized non-inferiority comparative effectiveness trial. Can J Anesth. 2016 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Jones P. Publication bias in the anesthesiology literature: shifting the focus from the "positive" to the "truth". Can J Anaesth. 2016 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Bosma KJ, Read BA, Bahgard Nikoo MJ, Jones PM, Priestap FA, Lewis JF. A pilot randomized trial comparing weaning from mechanical ventilation on pressure support versus proportional assist ventilation. Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Tam DY, Jones PM, Kiaii B, Diamantouros P, Teefy P, Bainbridge D, Cleland A, Fernandes P, Chu MW. Salvaging catastrophe in transcatheter aortic valve implantation: rehearsal, preassigned roles, and emergency preparedness. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Aug;62(8):918-926. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

Hussain S, Adams C, Cleland A, Jones PM, Walsh G, Kiaii B. Lessons from aviation - the role of checklists in minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Perfusion. 2015 Apr 27. pii: 0267659115584785. [Epub ahead of print]

Fortier LP, McKeen D, Turner K, de Médicis É, Warriner B, Jones PM, Chaput A, Pouliot JF, Galarneau A. The RECITE study: A Canadian prospective, multicenter study of the incidence and severity of residual neuromuscular blockade. Anesth Analg. 2015 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Lee SM, Landry J, Jones PM, Buhrmann O, Morley-Forster PLong-term quit rates after a perioperative smoking cessation randomized controlled trial. Anesth Analg. 2015 Mar;120(3):582-587.

Jones PM. Shock [Chapter 2]. p. 13-19. In: Fuller J, Granton J, McConachie I, editors. Handbook of ICU Therapy, 3rd Ed. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press; c2015.