Sasha Grek, MD

Sasha GrekAssistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Contact Information

University of Florida
College of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
1600 SW Archer Road
PO Box 100254
Gainesville, Florida 32610-0254

Office Phone:

(352) 273-8298


Dr. Grek is a critical care physician with board certifications in critical care medicine and anesthesiology. Clinical interests are focused on trauma and cardiac critical care, in addition to regulatory affairs and compliance challenges in our healthcare system. In addition to his clinical role at UF Health, he is the section chief of surgical critical care at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL and serves as the site director for the critical care medicine fellowship. Prior to this, he has served in multiple national corporate leadership and consulting roles. He received his medical degree with honors from the University of Florida, College of Medicine where he also completed residency and fellowship, following receipt of his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida State. He is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Education and Training

Fellowship in Critical Care University of Florida Gainesville, FL
Residency, Clinical Anesthesiology University of Florida Gainesville, FL
Internship, General Surgery University of Florida Gainesville, FL
MD University of Florida Gainesville,FL
BS, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Valedictorian Florida State University Tallahassee, FL


Awards and Honors

2010 Chairman’s Award, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida College of Medicine
2008 Distinguished Team Player Award, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida College of Medicine
2004 Edwards R. Woodward Surgical Award
2004 Chapman Humanism in Medicine Award
2004 Graduation with honors for special achievement in Instructional Technology with receipt of MD Degree
2001 Graduate Fellowship, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
2000 Seminole Award, Florida State University, for  Leadership and Service
2000 Seminole Torchbearer, or Scholastic Achievement & Leadership (Alumni Award)
1999 John Mark Caffrey Scholar
1999 James R. Fisher Research Fellowship, American Cancer Society


Society Memberships

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American Society of Anesthesiology
  • Chapman Humanism in Medicine Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Medical Student Association
  • Omicron Delta Kappa National Collegiate Honorary
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society


Selected Publications

  • Grek, N. Gravenstein, T. Morey, M. Rice. A Cost Effective Screening Method for Preoperative Hyperglycemia. Anesth Analg. 2009 Nov;109(5):1622-4
  • Harrell HE, Rathe R, Grek S. Electronic Portfolios: Promoting Timely Feedback on a Medicine Clerkship. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2005; 20 (1):42
  • Gross, F., S. Grek, C. Calle, R. Lee, “JSC Mars-1 Martian Regolith Particle Charging Experiments in a Low-Pressure Environment,” Journal of Electrostatics, vol. 53, no. 4, October, 2001.
  • An Efficient, Flexible-Model Program for the Analysis of Differential Scanning Calorimetry Data Grek, S., Davis, J. and Blaber, M. Protein and Peptide Letters 6, 429-436 (2001)