The ERAS Pathway: A Quicker Recovery After Surgery | Q&A


Johns Hopkins Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Contract in Effort to Improve Surgical Outcomes for Patients

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Director of colorectal surgery, Jonathan Efron discusses the implementation of the ERAS pathway across the Johns Hopkins Health System and its multiple benefits for patients, including reduced pain after surgery and improvements in breathing, moving and talking. For referrals or appointment information, please call 443-997-1508.

Questions Asked:

1. What is the ERAS pathway? (0:06)
2. How does this pathway improve patient care and safety? (0:48)
3. How does the surgery team at Johns Hopkins work together to implement ERAS? (1:25)



Jonathan Efron

Jonathan Efron, MD

Director, Division of Colorectal Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery