Dr. Jim Watson

Associate Professor

Honours and Awards

Awarded Ontario Medical Association Lifetime Membership in 2022

Dr. James Watson is the recipient of the Professional Staff Organization (PSO) Award for St. Joseph’s Health Care (2011).

The PSO awards are meant to recognize the performance of an individual who "enables exemplary patient care, teaching and research through leadership, collaboration and/or innovation" - Anesthesia Care Team at SJHC.


Bailey, C.S., Rasoulinejad, P., Taylor, D., Miller, T., Watson, J. Surgery versus Conservative Care for Persistent Sciatica Lasting 4 to 12 Months. N Engl J Med 2020; 382:1093-1102 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1912658

McKeown KJ, Watson JTInterscapular pain during cesarean delivery under epidural anesthesia. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2010 Oct;19(4):463-4. 

Imasogie NN, Singh S, Watson JT, Hurley D, Morley-Forster PUltra low-dose naloxone and tramadol/acetaminophen in elderly patients undergoing joint replacement surgery: a pilot study. Pain Res Manag. 2009 Mar-Apr;14(2):103-8. 

Dugas G, Fuller J, Singh S, Watson JPheochromocytoma and pregnancy: a case report and review of anesthetic management. Can J Anaesth. 2004 Feb;51(2):134-8. 

Armstrong KP, Kennedy B, Watson JT, Morley-Forster PK, Yee I, Butler REpinephrine reduces the sedative side effects of epidural sufentanil for labour analgesia. Can J Anaesth. 2002 Jan;49(1):72-80.