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Donald Caton

Congratulations to Donald Caton, MD!

Dr. Caton, a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Florida, was awarded the first ever Distinguished Service Award  from the Wood Library Museum of Anesthesiology! […]


Congratulations to the Department of Anesthesiology!

The latest official Rankings of NIH Funding to US Medical Schools from the prestigious Blue Ridge Institute are out, and we are ranked at #23! Congratulations to Dr. Morey, all the leadership […]


Please join us in welcoming Jiepei Zhu, MD, PhD, to the Department of Anesthesiology

Dr. Zhu joins us as a Research Assistant Professor and comes to us from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, where he worked as an Assistant Professor in […]

Sasha Grek

Many thanks to Dr. Sasha Grek

for his involvement as Guest Speaker at last month’s POW-MIA Recognition Ceremony, which took place at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center Auditorium in Gainesville, Florida. This is an annual […]


Please join us in welcoming Richa Wardhan, MD, to the Department of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Wardhan joins us as an Assistant Professor and comes to us from Yale University School of Medicine, where she was an Assistant Professor and Fellowship Director of Regional Anesthesia. […]


Congratulations to Dr. Eric Brown!

Dr. Brown has won the Trainee Jeopardy Game at Society for Airway Management Meeting in Atlanta Georgia, which took place September 15-18.  Congratulations Eric, we are proud of your accomplishment.

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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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Flu vaccination events in the Atrium this week!

Oct 25th, 2016

Occupational Health Services (OHS) will host numerous flu vaccination events where the following employees can get no-cost flu vaccinations with their employee ID badge: • UF Health Shands employees and volunteers […]


Congratulations Dr. Smith.

Oct 12th, 2016

Dr. Cameron Smith  was appointed as a member of the Media Committee of the Society for Airway management.  He will be working with Dr. Urdaneta.   Please offer him your […]


Please welcome our new M500 Intern, Keandra Brown-Davis!

Oct 11th, 2016

Keandra Brown-Davis is a magna cum laude graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Science and Disorders and a minor in Business and Psychology. She […]


Looking to make your mark at UF?

Oct 10th, 2016

Want to put your art where everyone can see it? Enter the Florida Genetics Symposium 2016 Shirt Design Contest! The Florida Genetics Symposium is an annual conference hosted by the UF […]


Please join us in welcoming Amy M. Gunnett, RN, CCRC, to the Department of Anesthesiology.

Oct 7th, 2016

Mrs. Gunnett joined us on September 22, 2016, as a Clinical Research Coordinator III and comes to us from Pediatric Hepatology and Gastroenterology, where she worked as a Senior Registered […]