Dr. Jonathan Brookes

Associate Professor
Director, Undergraduate Education

Awards and Honours

Undergraduate Teacher of the Year (2016-17). Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Western University.

Recent Publications

Reid JW, Samy A, Jeremic G, Brookes J, Sowerby LJ. Postoperative uvular necrosis: A case series and literature review. Laryngoscope. 2019 May 30. doi: 10.1002/lary.28096. [Epub ahead of print]

Sondekoppam RV, Uppal V, Brookes J, Ganapathy S. Bilateral Thoracic Paravertebral Blocks Compared to Thoracic Epidural Analgesia After Midline Laparotomy: A Pragmatic Noninferiority Clinical Trial. Anesth Analg. 2019 May 23. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004219. [Epub ahead of print]

Brookes J, Sondekoppam R, Armstrong K, Uppal V, Dhir S, Terlecki M, Ganapathy S. Comparative evaluation of the visibility and block characteristics of a stimulating needle and catheter vs an echogenic needle and catheter for sciatic nerve block with a low-frequency ultrasound probe. Br J Anaesth 2015. 115(6):912-919. 

Ganapathy S, Sondekoppam RV, Terlecki M, Brookes J, Adhikary SD, Subramanian L. Comparison of efficacy and safety of lateral-to-medial continuous transversus abdominis plane block with thoracic epidural analgesia in patients undergoing abdominal surgery: A randomised, open-label feasibility study. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2015 Nov;32(11):797-804. 

Sondekoppam RV, Brookes J, Morris L, Johnson M, Ganapathy S. Injectate spread following ultrasound-guided lateral to medial approach for dual transversus abdominis plane blocks. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2015 Jan 13 [Epub ahead of print]

Brookes J, Dhir S. Chapter 15: Regional anesthesia for the high-risk patient. In: McConachie I, editor. Anesthesia and Perioperative Care of the High-Risk Patient. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press; 2014.

Sondekoppam RV, Brookes J, Terlecki M, Uppal V, Ganapathy S. Intracatheter air in continuous thoracic paravertebral block: distraction or assistance? Can J Anaesth. 2013 Aug;60(8):824-5.

Ganapathy S, Brookes J, Bourne R. Local infiltration analgesia. Anesthesiol Clin. 2011 Jun;29(2):329-42.