Basic Skills Boot Camp 2017

Basic Skills Boot Camp for New Residents

Our incoming residents attended Basic Skills Boot Camp over the summer. Two sessions were held for three days each in our simulation lab. New Residents learned basic skills to prepare […]

Daryl L. Reust, MD

Daryl L. Reust, MD Joins the Department

Dr. Daryl Reust joined us on June 19, 2017, as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology. Dr. Reust comes to us from the University of Oklahoma, where he was an Assistant Professor and […]

Betty Lou Bottoms Grundy, MD

Betty Grundy, MD Passes Away

Dr. Betty Lou Bottoms Grundy, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 under the care of hospice. Dr. Grundy graduated from the University of Florida near […]

Albert Robinson, MD Elected VP

Albert R. Robinson, III, MD Elected to Faculty Council

Dr. Albert Robinson has been elected Vice President of the College of Medicine Faculty Council. Dr. Robinson is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and the Chief of the Division of Vascular […]

Congratulatory ballons

Our Pain Medicine Fellowship Receives New Grant

We are pleased to announce that Rene Przkora, PhD and the Pain Medicine Fellowship Program have been awarded a Fellowship Grant from the St. Jude Medical Foundation. The St. Jude Medical […]

Dr. Brenda Fahy

Brenda Fahy, MD, MCCM Appointed to ACGME Appeals Panel

Dr. Brenda Fahy will serve a six-year appointment as a member of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) appeals panel for Anesthesiology. ACGME is an independent, not-for-profit, physician-led […]

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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.​

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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Dr. Sappenfield presenting at the 2017 ASA Conference

Joshua Sappenfield, MD Presents at ASA Conference

May 23rd, 2017

Dr. Joshua Sappenfield presented “Implementation Case Studies: Successful PSH Pilots” as part of a panel at the 2017 American Society of Anesthesiology’s 2017 Spring Perioperative Surgical Home Learning Collaborative. The Perioperative […]

Pavel Balduyeu, MD and Christopher Maxwell, MD

New Representatives Appointed for the Housestaff Quality & Patient Safety Committee

May 16th, 2017

Congratulations to Pavel Balduyeu, MD as the new CA3 representative and Christopher Maxwell as the new CA2 representative for the Housestaff Quality and Patient Safety Committee for 2017-2018. The Housestaff Quality & […]

Illustrations of hearts

Register for the Perioperative Cardiac Imaging and Devices Workshop

May 12th, 2017

The 7th Annual Hands-On Symposium of The Pearls and Pitfalls of Perioperative Cardiac Imaging and Devices will be held on Saturday, June 17th, 2017. The program will take place in […]

Dr. Rene Przkora Selected to Serve on ASIPP Committee

May 3rd, 2017

Rene Przkora, MD, PhD has been selected to serve on the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Committee on Membership, Public Relations, Social Media and Fundraising. ASIPP is a […]