Travis Parsons, PhD, and Dr. Narendra Batulla

Travis Parsons, PhD, Co-Investigator on New Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Travis Parsons, who is a co-investigator on a new grant entitled “Perfluorocarbon Oxygen Therapeutics as Additives to Preservation Solutions for Storage and Transport of Extended Criteria Donor […]

Carolyn Witman, MD

April Resident of the Month: Carolyn Witman, MD!

We are proud to announce our Mohamed Osman Resident of the Month for the month of April is awarded to Carolyn Witman, MD. Dr. Witman did an amazing job as the senior […]

In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Michael Leppert, MD, 1955-2018

Michael Leppert was an anesthesiology resident at the University of Florida beginning in 1983. He passed away after a long struggle with cholangiocarcinoma. According to another former UF Anesthesiology resident, […]

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2018 Rebecca Lovely Outstanding Service Award Nominees

Please join us in congratulating the nominees of the second annual Rebecca Lovely Outstanding Service Award! This award is meant to recognize exemplary performance of administrative staff identified by their […]

Ana Oviedo, MD

Ana Oviedo, MD, Joins the Department

Ana Oviedo, MD, joined us on April 9, 2018, as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Acute and Perioperative Pain Medicine. Dr. Oviedo comes to us from the Houston […]

UF Health Earth Day

April 12th is UF Health Campus Earth Day

The first annual UF Health Campus Earth Day is Thursday, April 12th, in the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium from 7am – 5pm. Come celebrate UF Health’s commitment to sustainability. Displays […]

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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.

UF Health 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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Departmental Calendar


Resident PBLD - Nick Algarra MD

From 6:30am until 7:15am


Education Friday

From 7:15am until 8:00am


Independent Study

From 6:30am until 7:30am


Small Groups

From 6:30am until 7:15am


CA1 Basic Exam Review

From 6:30am until 7:30am


Mock Orals

From 6:15am until 7:30am

News & Events

Cover of April 2018 ASA Monitor

Articles Featured in ASA Monitor

Apr 9th, 2018

Two articles authored by Lauren Berkow, MD, were featured in the April 2018 issue of ASA Monitor. Just in time for the 38th anniversary of Earth Day, the articles focus […]

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Article Published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Mar 21st, 2018

An article by Penny Reynolds, PhD, and Bruce Spiess, MD, along with colleagues from Virginia Commonwealth University, was published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. The article […]

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Book Review Published in Anesthesiology

Feb 15th, 2018

Basma Mohamed, MD, and Lauren Berkow, MD, reviewed the text Neurosurgical Intensive Care in the February edition of Anesthesiology. Their review will benefit anesthesiologists in the ICU and OR settings as it highlights […]

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Survey Published in Pain Physician

Feb 13th, 2018

Conducted under the leadership of our pain medicine division, the multi-institutional survey “Do Pain Medicine Fellowship Programs Provide Education in Practice Management? A Survey of Pain Medicine Fellowship Programs” was […]