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Congratulations to all our new residents!

We look forward to meeting and working with our new Anesthesiology residents for the 2015/2016 Academic year. The National Resident Matching Program® announced the results of what has turned out to be […]


Congratulations to Dr. Tighe on his latest award from AAPM

The American Academy of Pain Medicine’s (AAPM) awards Dr. Patrick Tighe with a Presidential Commendation, for leading the Academy’s work in Acute Pain medicine through the establishment of the Acute Pain Medicine […]


Congratulations to Joyce Myers!

We are please to announce that Joyce Myers, our  Research office Coordinator is a recipient of this year’s Superior Accomplishment Award The University of Florida 2014-2015 Superior Accomplishment Awards program […]


Welcome to Dr. Zasimovich!

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Yury Zasimovich, currently an acute pain medicine fellow, to the Department of Anesthesiology as an Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2015! Dr. Zasimovich completed […]


Come join us for the 5th Annual Anesthesiology Celebration of Research Day!

The Department of Anesthesiology invites you to the 2015 Anesthesiology Celebration of Research Day! Wednesday, April 29, 2015 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm The Founder’s Gallery   The Faculty of […]

Al-Rawas 2012 Winner (edited)

Congratulations on your new Patent!

Congratulations to Inventors Drs. Nawar Nazar Yousif Al-Rawas (Resident), Andrea Gabrielli, Neil Euliano, and Michael Banner on the patent issuance of your technology “System and Method for Assessing Real Time Pulmonary Mechanics” […]

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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.


Departmental Calendar


Independent Study

From 6:30am until 7:30am


Small Groups

From 6:30am until 7:15am


Departmental Safety Update- Tim Morey MD

From 6:30am until 7:30am


Cognitive Aids - Lawrence J. Caruso MD

From 6:30am until 7:30am


No Lecture

From 6:30am until 7:15am


Education Friday

From 7:15am until 8:00am


Flex Day

From 6:30am until 7:30am


Small Groups

From 6:30am until 7:15am

News & Events


Congratulations on your new publication!

Mar 27th, 2015

Drs.  John Dortch, Tezcan Ozrazgat Baslanti, Daniel R. Layon, Alina Roche, Alison Rioux, Brenda Fahy, and Azra Bihorac on the recent publication of “Insurance status is associated with treatment allocation and outcomes after subarachnoid hemorrhage published in […]

Dr. Bihorac AKI-Biomarker

Congratulations to Dr. Azra Bihorac on your recent publication!

Mar 25th, 2015

“Advanced age is associated with worsened outcomes and a unique genomic response in severely injured patients with hemorrhagic shock,” was e-published in the March 2015 issue of Critical Care.   Al […]


Congratulations to Dr. Joshua Sappenfield!

Mar 20th, 2015

On the publication of his Letter to the Editor from faculty in the March 2015 issue of Anesthesiology and Analgesia   Meeting Regulatory Standards While Preparing for Emergency Surgeries.


Congratulations to Drs. Gabrielli and Robicsek!

Mar 19th, 2015

On their Journal article, “Lateral Ventricle Volume Asymmetry Predicts Midline Shift in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury” published in the March 9th edition of the Journal of Neurotrauma Click here for […]

Andre P Boezaart

Congratulations to Drs. Le-Wendling and Boezaart!

Mar 18th, 2015

On the publication of  Stellate ganglion local anesthetic blockage and neurolysis for the treatment of refractory ventricular fibrillation, in the March issue of A&A Case Reports Click here to read the […]