Expedition Medicine
&Photography
 
Mera Peak, Nepal
 

Dr J D Williamson

MBChB BSc DipEWM

Doctor

Specialising in Anaesthetics, with a background of general rotations, including Emergency Medicine and General Practice. Up to date courses in Advanced Life Support and European Paediatric Advanced Life Support, in which Jonathan was selected as an instructor, as well as Advanced Trauma Life Support. These skills, combined with an International Diploma in Expedition and Wilderness Medicine, make Jonathan well placed as an Expedition Medic. Expedition experience and skills include: trekking at high altitude in cold and warm climates, Advanced PADI diving, Rock climbing, Kite Surfing, Skiing and Ski Touring. Jonathan has relevant publications in this field, including High Altitude Medicine, featured in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

Photographer

Jonathan is a Nikon UK photographer with interests in Medical and Adventure Photography. Medical photography is a nuanced and sensitive field, in which Jonathan utilises his skills as a doctor, familiar with the complex environments and patient interaction, to shoot in a non-intrusive and safe fashion. Jonathan has produced internationally distributed educational material on safe anaesthetic practise (University College Hosptial, London). 
Currently he is shooting a unique photo-documentary series, following the impact of Covid 19 in a London Hospital.
 

@drjdwilliamson

 
 

Relevant Publications

 

"Altitude sickness and Acetazolamide"
J Williamson et al. 2018

BMJ
https://www.bmj.com/content/361/bmj.k2153

 

"Health, healthcare access, and use of traditional versus modern medicine in remote Peruvian Amazon communities: a descriptive study of knowledge, attitudes, and practices"

J Williamson et al. 2015

AJTMH
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25688165

 

"Floating Healthcare in the Peruvian Amazon"
T Wingfield and J Williamson 2014

sBMJ

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/332884659_Floating_healthcare_in_the_Peruvian_Amazon
 

Contact

 

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Instagram @drjdwilliamson