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Dr. Timothy Morey Appointed Anesthesiology Chair

After an extensive national search, Timothy E. Morey, M.D., has been appointed chair of the anesthesiology department at the University of Florida College of Medicine.   “We were fortunate to […]

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Cindy Le, MD,
Chris Giordano, MD, Sylvain Doré, PhD, Kent Berg, MD, MBA, Brian Gelfand, MD, Nik Gravenstein, MD

Congratulations to the Recipients of this year’s Faculty Teaching Awards!

The Faculty Teaching Award Recognizes faculty for outstanding performance in teaching of medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, post-docs and mentorship of other faculty; the quality of which is assessed […]

Obstetric Crisis Simulation

Take a look inside the Obstetric Crisis Drill

For over a year and a half now we have been performing the Obstetric Crisis drill with all labor and Delivery RNs, Obstetric residents and faculty and a number of anesthesiology […]


UF developing simulators to help doctors treat battlefield injuries

By Christopher Curry Staff writer – Gainesville Sun Photo by Erica Brough In a classroom deep within UF Health Shands Hospital, Samsun Lampotang waves a handheld device that looks like a […]

Sylvain Dore PhD

Genetic Predictor of Serious Brain Stroke Complications Discovered

University of Florida Health researchers have found a possible predictor for little understood — but often disabling or even fatal — stroke complications. The findings, published in the journal Proceedings […]


Congratulations to the Anesthesiology Residency Program!

Named #2 in US News and World Report Rankings of Top Anesthesiology Residencies of the South! To see the complete list click here!

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The Department of Anesthesiology, part of the College of Medicine, is located at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville. Shands, the major teaching hospital at UF's Health Sciences Center, is an 800-bed level one trauma center with over 100 intensive care beds. Our faculty and residents also practice at the regional 250 bed VA Medical Center across the street. We provide anesthesia services at the four OR Children’s Surgical Center and the eight OR Florida Surgical Center for adult out-patient surgery. Combined we care for over 35,000 patients per year in our operating rooms and hundreds more in the various ICUs we serve.

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Please join us for the 4th annual Gator RAP Hands-On Workshop in Acute & Chronic Pain Medicine

Jan 30th, 2015

The University of is pleased to announce the 4th annual Gator RAP Hands-On Workshop in Acute & Chronic Pain Medicine. The workshop will be offered at the University of Florida College […]


Congratulations to Drs. Martynyuk & Graventstein!

Jan 28th, 2015

On their article published in Anesthesia & Analgesia: February 2015 – Volume 120 – Issue 2 – p 433–439 Propofol-Induced Electroencephalographic Seizures in Neonatal Rats: The Role of Corticosteroids and γ-Aminobutyric […]


Journal Club Dinner/Lecture – RSVP!

Jan 23rd, 2015

You’re invited!  The Department of Anesthesiology is honored to present Scott T. Reeves, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE as the T.W. Andersen/H.M. Perkins Visiting Professor. On Thursday, January 29, Dr. Reeves […]


5th Annual Hands-On Symposium of The Pearls and Pitfalls of Perioperative Cardiac Imaging and Devices

Jan 16th, 2015

Please join us on Saturday, February 7, 2015 for the   5th Annual Hands-On Symposium of The Pearls and Pitfalls of Perioperative Cardiac Imaging and Devices At The University of Florida McKnight […]

Sylvain Dore PhD

Congratulations Dr. Sylvain Doré!

Jan 13th, 2015

On his publication in The Journal of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, “Haptoglobin phenotype predicts the development of focal and global cerebral vasospasm and may influence outcomes after […]