Dr. John Oyston is a trained anesthesiologist, qualifying as a specialist in both the UK and Canada who has served as Chief of Anesthesiology four times. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto as well as a peer assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Dr. Oyston has taught anesthesiology in Rwanda and Ethiopia and founded the organization“Stop Smoking for Safer Surgery” in 2007. He retired from anesthesiology in November 2019 to work on smoking cessation and vaping issues. Dr. Oyston graduated from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, with a medical degree and an additional degree in medical research. He writes about tobacco and other issues on a blog at www.johnoyston.com.
Dr. John Oyston, MB BS, BMedSci, FRCA, FRCP(C)
Anesthesiologist, Founder of "Stop Smoking for Safer Surgery" Retired Professor, University of Toronto