Congratulations to Dr. Josh Sappenfield!

Dr. Josh Sappenfield has been elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society.  AOA is the only allopathic medical honor society in the United States.  Election to AOA […]

UF Health Shands Perioperative Golf Classic

Benefitting the Ronald McDonald House! Saturday, April 8th, 2017 Shotgun start 1 p.m. at the Haile Plantation Golf & Country Club 9905 SW 44th Ave., Gainesville   All golf scramble […]

Congratulations to Dr. Przkora!

Dr. Przkora, our Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship Director, was elected Board Member-at Large of the Association of Pain Program Directors (APPD). The Association of Pain Program Directors is committed to […]

Jessica Lee – Superior Accomplishment Award Winner!

We are pleased to announce that Jessica Lee, our Administrative Assistant for the Neuroanesthesia Division, is a recipient of the Superior Accomplishment Award for 2017.  Jessica was nominated by her […]

Congratulations to Dr. Ajay Antony!

Congratulations to Dr. Antony on his award for best abstract at the 2017 North American Neuromodulation Society Annual Meeting in Las Vegas earlier this month. We are very proud of this accomplishment which […]

Congratulations to our Exemplary Teacher Award Winners!

The Department awarded several of our professors with Exemplary Teacher Awards at our faculty meeting on January 23, 2017. The recipients were: Dr. Barys Ihnatsenka Dr. Olga “Kiki” Nin Dr. […]

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Welcome

The Department of Anesthesiology, rated in the top 13th percentile of Anesthesiology programs in the country, is part of UF's College of Medicine and UF Health at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Shands, an 830-bed hospital, is the major teaching hospital at UF and operates a state-designated Level I Trauma Center. Our faculty and residents also practice at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center, which holds over 480 beds.‚Äč

We provide anesthesia services at the four-operating room Children’s Surgical Center and the eight-operating room Florida Surgical Center for adult outpatient surgery. Combined, we care for over 80,448 patients per year in our operating rooms and hundreds more in the various intensive care units we serve.

Expansion of our health center is taking place; the Health Heart & Vascular Hospital will focus solely on patients with heart and vascular needs, while the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital will focus on patients with neurological needs. The hospitals are expected to open in 2018.

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News & Events

Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Berkow!

Feb 16th, 2017

Dr. Berkow’s book “Cases in Emergency Airway Management,” was given an outstanding review in this month’s Anesthesia & Analgesia by her peers. Says the reviewers, “Airway management is an indispensable […]

In the News…

Feb 13th, 2017

Dr. Bruce Spiess is quoted in  Anesthesiology News February 7th edition in an article written by Michael Vlessides entitled “Critical Care Patients Benefit From Restrictive Transfusion Strategy… But do perioperative patients generally?” […]

Sarah Wall-CAA, joins the department!

Jan 18th, 2017

She was born in Nassau, Bahamas and moved to Orlando, FL, eight years ago. She attended the University of Central Florida for her undergraduate degree and graduated from Nova Southeastern University with her Masters […]

Congratulations Drs. Hardy and Giordano!

Jan 10th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Hardy and Dr. Chris Giordano on the publication of “Hypertensive Crisis from the Aquamantys Bipolar Sealing System,” which was published in the December 15 issue of […]

Congratulations Dr. Windrik Lynch!

Jan 6th, 2017

Dr. Lynch has published an article “Lipid Emulsion Rescue of Amniotic Fluid EmbolismInduced Cardiac Arrest: A Case Report” in the December issue of A&A Case Reports. You can read the […]

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