Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Dr John Davidson

Dr. John Davidson, Plastic Surgeon, Queen's University, Kingston General HospitalUniversity Position:
Associate Professor
Associate Professor (cross-appointed) Division of Oncology

Current Appointments:
Attending Staff, Hotel Dieu Hospital
Attending Staff, Kingston General Hospital
Cross-Appointment with Department of Surgical Oncology

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Cleft lip & Palate, General Plastic Surgery, Hands, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Areas of Research Interest:



Contact Information:
Hotel Dieu Hospital
166 Brock Street
Kingston, Ontario
K7L 5G2
Tel: (613)544-3400 ext 2117
Fax: (613)545-0576

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Residency:
1977 to 1982  Queen's University, Kingston, ON

Medical School Graduation:
1973 to 1977 BSc (Honors, Life Sciences)
1977 to 1979 MSc (Physiology)

Professional Memberships:
    ▪      Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
    ▪      American Society of Plastic Reconstructive Surgeons
    ▪      American Cleft Palate   Craniofacial Association
    ▪      Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
    ▪      Ontario Society of Plastic Surgeons
    ▪      National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons
    ▪      Ontario Medical Association
    ▪      Canadian Medical Association

Current Committee Participation:
    ▪      Chair, Joint Infection Control Committee -  HDH/KGH
    ▪      Executive Secretary,  Principles of Surgery Examination Committee   RCPSC
    ▪      Member,  Ambulatory Care Committee   HDH/KGH
    ▪      Member, Joint Ambulatory Care Working Group   HDH/KGH
    ▪      Member, Finance Committee - Department of Surgery
    ▪      Member, Surgical Council  - Department of Surgery
    ▪      Member, Task Force Independent Health Facilities, Plastic Surgery   CPSO
    ▪      Reviewer,  Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Publications:
J.S.D. Davidson, D.B. Jennings.  MEASUREMENT OF TOTAL AMMONIA LEVELS IN PLASMA, WHOLE BLOOD AND CEREBROSPINAL FLUID OF DOGS USING AN ION SPECIFIC ELECTRODE.  Can. J. Physiol. Pharm. 58:  550-6, 1980.

D.B. Jennings, J.S.D. Davidson.  ACID BASE AND VENTILATORY ADAPTATION IN CONSCIOUS DOGS DURING CHRONIC HYPERCEPNIA.  Respiration Physiology 58:  377-93, 1984.

J.S.D. Davidson, D.C. Birdsell.  C SPINE INJURIES IN MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA.  Journal of Trauma, 29:  1276   1278, 1989.

J.S.D. Davidson, D. Nickerson and B. Nickerson.  ZYGOMATIC FRACTURES;  COMPARISON OF METHODS OF INTERNAL FIXATION.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 86:  25   31, 1990.

J.S.D. Davidson.  FIXATION OF ZYGOMATIC FRACTURES   REPLY TO LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 87:  585   587, 1991.

J.S.D. Davidson.  ASSESSMENT AND REPAIR OF DIFFICULT LACERATIONS.  Canadian Journal of Continuing Medical Education 4:  67   73, 1992.

W. Rosen, J.S.D. Davidson.  GLUTEUS MAXIMUS MUSCULOCUTANEOUS FLAP
FOR THE TREATMENT OF RECALCITRANT PILONIDAL DISEASE.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 37:  293   97, 1996.

J.S.D. Davidson.  GLUTEUS MAXIMUS MUSCULOCUTANEOUS FLAP   REPLY TO LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Annals of Plastic Surgery 38:  304   305, 1997.

J. Stone, J.S.D. Davidson.  THE ROLE OF ANTIBIOTICS AND TIMING OF REPAIR IN FLEXOR TENDON INJURIES OF THE HAND.  Annals of Plastic Surgery, 40:  7   13, 1998.

J.S.D. Davidson.  SUPPURATIVE TENOSYNOVITIS REVISITED, British Journal of Plastic Surgery 51:  324   325, 1998.

R. Walton, E. Beahm, R.E. Brown, J. Upton, K. Reinke, G. Fudem, J. Ranis, J.S.D. Davidson, R. Dabb etal.  MICROSURGICAL REPLANTATION OF THE LIP, A MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL EXPERIENCE, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 102:  358   368, 1998.

C. Temple, D. Hurlbut, S. Hutchcroft, J.S.D. Davidson.  HISTOLOGIC STAGING IN MALIGNANT MELANOMA   CROSS SECTIONAL AREA REVISITED, Journal of Surgical Oncology 69:  83   87, 1998.

A Parr, R. Zoutman, J.S.D. Davidson.  ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES OF LIDOCAINE.  Annals of Plastic Surgery, 43:  239   245, 1999.

A Samis, J.S.D. Davidson.  SKIN STRETCHING DEVICE FOR CLOSURE OF RADIAL FOREARM FLAP DONOR SITE.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 105; 698-702, 2000. 

S. Gilbert, J.S.D. Davidson.  USING THE WORLD-WIDE WEB TO OBTAIN FEEDBACK ON THE QUALITY OF SURGICAL RESIDENCY TRAINING.  Am Journal of Surgery 179; 74-75, 2000. 

A. Stratford, D. Zoutman and J.S.D. Davidson. EFFECT OF LIDOCAINE AND EPINEPHRINE ON STAPH AUREUS IN A GUINEA PIG MODEL OF SURGICAL WOUND INFECTION.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 110; 1275-1279, 2002. 

J.S.D Davidson, INTERSTITAL  FLUID PRESSURE IN FREE VASCULARIZED SKIN FLAPS OF THE RAT EPIGASTRIUM, Journal of Microsurgery 23; 317-320,2007

J.S.D. Davidson, D. Pichora, MEDIAN ARTERY FOREARM FLAP, Annals of Plastic Surgery 62, 2009 (IN PRESS)


Abstracts and Presentations:
J.S.D. Davidson, D.B. Jennings.  VENTILATION AND CISTERNAL CSF ACID-BASE BALANCE IN AWAKE DOGS DURING CONTROL AND DURING ACTUE AND CHRONIC RESPIRATORY ACIDOSIS.  Abstract Feb. Proc. 38, 1979.

J.S.D. Davidson, D.B. Jennings.  CEREBROSPINAL FLUID NH, LEVELS IN AWAKE
DOGS BREATHING 5% CO FOR 12 HOURS.  Abstract Can. Fed. Biol. Sci. 21:23, 1978.

J.S.D. Davidson, D.B. Jennings.  CSF (H+)   A POOR INDEX OF CENTRAL CHEMORECEPTOR DRIVE DURING RESPIRATORY ACIDOSIS IN CONSCIOUS DOGS.  Abstract Can. Fed. Biol, Sci. 22:  107, 1979.

J.S.D. Davidson, D.B. Jennings.  CEREBROSPINAL FLUID AMMONIA AND
BICARBONATE IN CONSCIOUS DOGS, DURING CHRONIC RESPIRATORY ACIDOSIS.  Abstract Can. Physiol. 10:  16, 1979.

D.B. Jennings, J.S.D. Davidson.  (HCO-) CSF AND THE REGULATION OF VENTILATION BY CO IN AWAKE ANIMALS DURING ACUTE AND CHRONIC RESPIRATORY ACIDOSIS.  Abstract Fed. Proc.  38:  1979.

J.S.D. Davidson, P. Grothaus, G.D. Hamilton, D.C. Birdsell.  INITIAL EXPERIENCE  WITH A VAPOUR PERMEABLE POLYURETHANE MEMBRANE FOR THE TREATMENT OF MINOR BURNS.  Canadian Society for Plastic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1984.

J.S.D. Davidson, D.D. Cochrane.  OCCIPITAL DYSOSTOSIS WITH CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS OF THE LAMBDOID AND SAGITTAL SUTURES:  A TRUE CRANIODYSSYNOSTOSIS.  Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, 1986.

J.S.D. Davidson, SUPPURATIVE TENOSYNOVITIS REVISITED, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Whistler, BC, 1991.

W. Rosen, J.S.D. Davidson, MYOCUTANEOUS FLAPS IN THE TREATMENT OF  PILONIDAL DISEASE;  NOTHING NEW BUT SOMETHING DIFFERENT.  Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, St. John s, Newfoundland, 1993.

J. Ruddy, M. Charles, J. Davidson, INTERSTITIAL FLUID PRESSURE IN THE RAT GROIN FLAP.  Canadian Otolaryngology Society Meeting, Victoria, BC, 1993.

P. Schiller, J.S.D. Davidson, SALVAGE OF FACIAL AESTHETIC UNIT WITH MEDICINAL LEECHES;  A CASE REPORT.  Groupe pour l Avancement de la Microchirurgie, Canada, Ottawa, ON, 1994.

J. Stone, J.S.D. Davidson, THE ROLE OF ANTIBIOTICS AND TIMING OF REPAIR IN FLEXOR TENDON INJURIES OF THE HAND, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Ottawa, ON, 1994.

M. Charles, J.S.D. Davidson, THE ROLE OF SYSTEMIC STEROID IN REDUCING SKIN FLAP EDEMA.  Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Ottawa, ON, 1994.

C. Temple, D. Hurlbut, J. Davidson, HISTOLOGIC STAGING IN MALIGNANT MELANOMA:  CROSS-SECTIONAL AREA REVISITED.  Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, SASK, 1995.

D. Borschneck, J. Davidson, D. Pichora, SYSTEMIC STEROID AND FREE FLAP EDEMA.  American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting, Tuscon, Arizona, 1996.

D. Borschneck, J. Davidson, D. Pichora, SYSTEMIC STEROID AND FREE FLAP EDEMA.  Groupe pour l Avancement de la Microchirurgie, Canada, Halifax, NS, 1996.

C. O Brien, D. Pichora, J. Davidson, THE EFFECT OF THE TYPE OF MICROVASCULAR ANASTOMOSIS ON BLOOD FLOW AND EDEMA IN FREE FLAPS, Groupe pour l Avancement de la Microchirurgie, Canada, Calgary, AB, 1997.

C. O Brien, D. Pichora, J. Davidson, THE EFFECT OF THE TYPE OF MICROVASCULAR ANASTOMOSIS ON BLOOD FLOW AND EDEMA IN FREE FLAPS.  Canadian Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting, Hamilton, ON, 1997.

C. O Brien, D. Pichora, J. Davidson, THE EFFECT OF THE VASCULAR PEDICLE ON POST-OPERATIVE EDEMA IN SKIN FLAPS, Canadian Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting, Hamilton, ON, 1997.

J.S.D. Davidson, PERSISTENT MEDIAN ARTERY FASCIOCUTANEOUS FLAP, Calgary, Plastic Surgery Symposia, Lake Louise, AB, March 1998.

A Samis, J.S.D. Davidson, SKIN STRETCHING DEVICE FOR INTRAOPERATIVE CLOSURE OF RADIAL FOREARM FLAP DONOR SITE, Groupe pour l Avancement de la Microchirurgie, Canada, Victoria, BC, 1998.

A Parr, D. Zoutman, J.S.D. Davidson, ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF LIDOCAINE, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Victoria, BC, 1998.

D.A. Want, J.C. Kennedy, M. Brundage, S. Zhou, J.M. Blakeman, J.S.D. Davidson, W.J. MacKillop, A PROPOSED RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF 5  AMINOLEVOLINIC ACID PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY IN SUPERFICIAL BASAL CELL CARCINOMA, Canadian Association of Investigative Dermatologists, Toronto, ON, Sept. 1998.

S. Gilbert, J.S.D. Davidson, USING THE WORLD WIDE WEB TO OBTAIN FEEDBACK ON SURGICAL RESIDENCY TRAINING, Conjoint Conference on Medical Education, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, 1998.

A Samis, J.S.D. Davidson.  SKIN STRETCHING DEVICE FOR INTRAOPERATIVE CLOSURE OF RADIAL FOREARM FLAP DONOR SITE.  American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Hawaii, 1999.

A Stratford, D. Zoutman, J.S.D. Davidson.  LIDOCAINE INHIBITION OF SURGICAL WOUND INFECTION.  Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Montreal, PQ, 1999.

J.S.D. Davidson.  PERSISTANT MEDIAN ARTERY FASCIOCUTANEOUS FLAP.  Groupe pour l Avancement de la Microchirurgie, Montreal, PQ, 1999.

J.S.D. Davidson, A. Stratford, R. Henry, D. Zoutman.  EFFECT OF CONCENTRATED LIDOCAINE SPRAY ON SURGICAL WOUND INFECTION.  Canadian Society of Plastics Surgeons Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, MN, 2000.

J.S.D. Davidson, A. Stratford, D. Zoutman,.  LIDOCAINE INHIBITION OF SURGICAL WOUND INFECTION. Canniesburn Reunion. Glasgow, UK  2001.

V. Panchapakesan, A. Stratford, F. Cheeseman, J. Davidson.  HOT IS SENTINAL IN LYMPH NODE BIOPSY FOR MALIGNANT MELANOMA. Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, St. John NB  2002

V. Panchapakesan, A. Stratford, F. Cheeseman, J. Davidson. EXCISION OF MALIGNANT MELANOMA: SIGNIFICANCE IN SENTINAL LYMPH NODE BIOPSY. Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, St. John, NB  2002.

D. Kim and J.S.D. Davidson, TREATMENT OF NMSC AT A REGIONAL CANCER CENTRE: COST/BENEFIT OF PLASTIC SURGERY PARTICIPATION.  Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Whistler, BC  2003


CME Presentations:

   Oct. 90  Picton
 Hand Injuries
   Nov. 91 Brockville
 Management of Simple and Complex Lacerations
   Mar. 91 Whistler
 Plastic Surgery: It s Practice Through the Ages
   Mar. 92 Whistler
 The Diabetic Foot:  A Surgical Perspective
   Oct. 92 Hotel Dieu
 Burns: Managing the Unconscious Child
   Mar. 94 Whistler
 Breast Implants:  The Controversy
   Mar. 95 Whistler
 Why not Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
   May 95 Picton
 Suturing Techniques
   Feb. 96 Kingston
 Surgical CME Day   When and How To Biopsy Skin Lesions
   Mar. 96 Whistler
 Skin Cancer in the Next Century
   Oct. 96 Kingston
 Rural Med. Conf. - Nerve Blocks - Head, Neck & Extremities
   Feb. 98 Kingston
 Outpatient Surgical Procedures
   Mar. 98 Whistler
 Applications of Medicinal Leeches
   Apr. 00 Kingston
 Skin Tumors
   Sept. 00 Kingston
 Surgical Principles in Burn Care
   Nov. 04 Kingston
 Biopsy of Malignant Skin Lesions

Awards/Distinctions:

  1973 Ontario Scholarship

  1977 Gold Medal (Life Sciences) Queen s University, Kingston, ON

  1978 Ontario Graduate Student Scholarship

  1979 Medical Research Council Studentship, Ontario Graduate Student Scholarship

  1980 Ontario Heart Foundation Summer Student Scholarship

  1981 Ileitis and Colitis Book Prize, Queen's University,  Kingston, ON

  1982 Upjohn Achievement Award, Queen's University, Kingston, ON

  1986 Mcphedran Award, Surgeon s Day, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary

  2000 Teaching Award, Faculty of Medicine, Queen s University

  2001, 2005 Nominee, PAIRO Clinical Teaching Award

  2007 Teaching Award, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University