Jeffrey Tong, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Director of Trauma Anesthesia

5841 S. Maryland Ave.
M.C. 4028
Chicago, IL 60637

(773) 702-6700


B.A. - 1986 to 1991
Birmingham University Medical School - Birmingham, West Midlands UK - Medicine, MB ChB

M.D. - 1986 - 1991
Medical School: Birmingham University Medical School - Birmingham, West Midlands UK

Internship - 1991-1992
Cambridge Military Hospital and Dudley Road Hospital - Aldershot and Birmingham, Multiple States UK - Surgery and Internal Medicine

Residency - 1995 - 2002
Defence Postgraduate Medical Deanery - Bristol, Oxford, London, and Birmingham, Multiple States - Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Pain Management

Clinical Interests

Perioperative management of the trauma casualty
Anesthesia for oral, maxillo and cranio-facial surgery
Oral and nasal fiberoptic endoscopy and management of the difficult airway
Academic Interests: Trauma care and airway management

Recent Publications

Tong JL, Tung A. A randomized trial comparing the effect of fiberoptic visualization and guidance vs direct laryngoscopy on the incidence and severity of epistaxis after nasotracheal intubation. Anesth Analg 2018; accepted for publication February 16th.

Castle N, Gangaram P, Tong JL, Spencer NH, Pillay B, Pillay Y. Intubation using the Miller and Airtraq laryngoscopes: A paediatric manikin study. Afr J Emerg Med 2011;1:25-29

Mercer SJ, Chavan S, Tong JL, Connor DJ, de Mello WF. The early detection and management of neuropathic pain following combat injury. J R Army Med Corps 2009;155:94-98

Ahmed-Nusrath A, Tong JL, Smith JE. Pathways through the nose for nasal intubation: A comparison of three endotracheal tubes. Br J Anaesth 2008; 100:269-274

Tong JL, Ashworth DR, Smith JE. Cardiovascular responses following laryngoscope- assisted fibreoptic orotracheal intubation. Anaesthesia 2005; 60:754-758