Christian Jones M.D., is an assistant professor in Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Department of Surgery’s Division of Acute Care Surgery. After completing a postgraduate degree in mathematics, Dr. Jones changed his focus to medicine, graduating from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California before his residency in general surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He then pursued his fellowship in surgical critical care at The Ohio State University, before joining the faculty there in 2013 and serving as the associate medical director of trauma services, course director for senior surgical students and medical director for process improvement for the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Jones comes to Johns Hopkins from Ohio State to serve as an acute care surgeon, specializing in surgical critical care, trauma surgery and emergency general surgery. He works to deliver appropriate acute care to surgical patients and to teach others to do the same. He also performs research into the outcomes of critically ill and injured patients, the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolic disease, and the novel delivery of surgical education and advocacy.
Dr. Jones is active in social networking. His Twitter account, @jonessurgery, has over 1,000 followers. He also posts on his blog and Facebook page. He is a founder and member of the Executive Committee of the International General Surgery Journal Club and is a proponent of Free and Open Access Medical Education (#FOAMed). He also oversees the Twitter page for the Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery, @HopkinsSurgery.