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Dr. Berkow judging at the FMA Annual Poster Symposium

Dr. Lauren Berkow Judges at the FMA Poster Symposium

Published: August 11th, 2017

The Florida Medical Association (FMA) held their 2017 Annual Meeting and Conference over the weekend in Orlando, Florida. Our own Lauren Berkow, MD, was there to help judge the many […]

Drs. Avner Sidi, Jeff White, and Barys Ihnatsenka

Congrats to Our Newly Promoted Faculty!

Published: June 30th, 2017

Dr. Avner Sidi has been promoted to Professor and Drs. Jeff White and Barys Ihnatsenka have been promoted to Associate Professor. They have worked very hard over many years to […]

Dr. Peng at the Perioperative Cardiac Imaging and Devices workshop

The Pearls and Pitfalls of Perioperative Cardiac Imaging and Devices Symposium

Published: June 28th, 2017

The 7th Annual Hands-On Pearls and Pitfalls of Perioperative Cardiac Imaging and Devices Symposium was held on Saturday, June 17th, 2017. This program featured a morning symposium and an afternoon hands-on […]

Dr. Sappenfield presenting at the 2017 ASA Conference

Joshua Sappenfield, MD, Presents at ASA Conference

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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 […]

Join Us for Our Celebration of Research Day!

Published: April 28th, 2017

The Department of Anesthesiology invites you to the 2017 Anesthesiology Celebration of Research Day. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm in the UF Health North Tower […]

March for Science

March for Science!

Published: April 14th, 2017

On Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd, Gainesville will join our nation’s capitol and more than 400 other communities around the world in the March for Science. The intent of the […]

UF Health Shands Perioperative Golf Classic

Published: March 31st, 2017

Benefitting the Ronald McDonald House! Saturday, April 8th, 2017 Shotgun start 1 p.m. at the Haile Plantation Golf & Country Club 9905 SW 44th Ave., Gainesville   All golf scramble […]

In the News…

Published: March 30th, 2017

Bruce D. Spiess, MD, professor and associate chair of anesthesiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine was quoted in the March 21st edition of General Surgery News. The […]

Daryl J. Kor, MD

Journal Club on Post-Transfusion Pulmonary Complications

Published: March 29th, 2017

The Department of Anesthesiology was honored to have Daryl J. Kor, MD, the T.W. Anderson/H.M. Perkins Visiting Professor from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, present a Journal Club on March […]

Welcome Christina Hendricks!

Published: March 27th, 2017

Christina joined us on March 27, 2017, as a Website Administrator. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production from Palm Beach Atlantic University and is currently […]

Welcome Arthur Stallion!

Published: March 22nd, 2017

Arthur joined us on March 20, 2017, as a Facility Assistant to help with the office space relocation project. He is comes to us through TempForce of Gainesville and trained […]

Quality Grand Rounds with Dr. Sean Kiley

Published: March 20th, 2017

Dr. Sean P. Kiley gave two podium presentations at the Quality Grand Rounds as part of Patient Safety and Quality Week: “Perioperative respiratory bundle: A standardized approach to reducing post-op […]

Save the date for TedXUF 2017!

Published: March 15th, 2017

TedxUF 2017:  Transparent April 1st, Phillips Center at 1:30 pm For more information see the TedXUF Website.

Congratulations Dr. Kumar!

Published: March 6th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Sanjeev Kumar on his recent publication, “Lumbar Radiofrequency Rhizotomy in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain Increases the Diagnosis of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction in Subsequent Follow-Up Visits.”  This […]

Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Berkow!

Published: February 16th, 2017

Dr. Berkow’s book “Cases in Emergency Airway Management,” was given an outstanding review in this month’s Anesthesia & Analgesia by her peers. Says the reviewers, “Airway management is an indispensable […]

In the News…

Published: February 13th, 2017

Dr. Bruce Spiess is quoted in  Anesthesiology News February 7th edition in an article written by Michael Vlessides entitled “Critical Care Patients Benefit From Restrictive Transfusion Strategy… But do perioperative patients generally?” […]

Sarah Wall-CAA, joins the department!

Published: January 18th, 2017

She was born in Nassau, Bahamas and moved to Orlando, FL, eight years ago. She attended the University of Central Florida for her undergraduate degree and graduated from Nova Southeastern University with her Masters […]

Congratulations Drs. Hardy and Giordano!

Published: January 10th, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Hardy and Dr. Chris Giordano on the publication of “Hypertensive Crisis from the Aquamantys Bipolar Sealing System,” which was published in the December 15 issue of […]

Congratulations Dr. Windrik Lynch!

Published: January 6th, 2017

Dr. Lynch has published an article “Lipid Emulsion Rescue of Amniotic Fluid EmbolismInduced Cardiac Arrest: A Case Report” in the December issue of A&A Case Reports. You can read the […]

Please welcome Tim Hillmann to the Department!

Published: January 5th, 2017

Tim joined us on January 3, 2017, as a Fiscal Assistant. He attended the University of Florida, graduating with a Bachelor’s from the College of Health and Human Performance. After […]

Congratulations Dr. Nin!

Published: December 14th, 2016

With great pleasure, the Department announces that Dr. Kiki Nin has accepted the appointment as medical director of the Florida Surgical Center (FSC). As you know, FSC is a vibrant […]

Honoring the memory of Dr. David Paulus

Published: December 12th, 2016

Four years ago today, December 12, 2012 we lost our friend and colleague David A. Paulus, MD.   Dr. Paulus worked for 35 years here at UF as Anesthesiologist.  His obituary, […]

‘Tis the Season for Giving!

Published: December 9th, 2016

Please help support the Gravenstein Scholars Program! Join the Department of Anesthesiology faculty and alumni in supporting medial education and research. At this time, our philanthropic focus is on completing […]

Please Welcome Nettie Van Wyen to the Department of Anesthesiology!

Published: December 2nd, 2016

Nettie Van Wyen joined the Department of Anesthesiology on November 14, 2016, as an Administrative Assistant with the faculty support team. She has been working at UF for 10 years, […]

Hot off the Presses!

Published: December 1st, 2016

Stay in the loop and keep up with the latest news.  Read the latest edition of GatorWorks, our Anesthesiology Alumni Newsletter. To see back issues please click here!

Please join us in welcoming Adriana Barbat to the Department of Anesthesiology.

Published: November 29th, 2016

Adriana joined us on November 28, 2016, as an Editorial Assistant. She attended the University of Florida, graduating in May 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Journalism. During her time at […]

NOMINATE A QUALITY HERO! 

Published: November 17th, 2016

Is there a Quality Hero among you who needs to be recognized? This person is someone who demonstrates outstanding leadership and has made exceptional contributions to quality and patient safety at […]

Congratulations UF Pain Medicine!

Published: November 14th, 2016

A new procedure to treat chronic pain was approved by the FDA this year and was first performed in north/central Florida here at UF Health. Dorsal Root Ganglion or DRG stimulation […]

Please join us in welcoming Breaunna Sweet to the Department of Anesthesiology.

Published: November 4th, 2016

Ms. Sweet was born and raised in Sanford, Florida, a small city north of Orlando. She attended Seminole High School in their International Baccalaureate program. After learning she was the […]

Scott Sumner, MBA

Published: October 31st, 2016

Mr. Sumner began his career in academic medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine during the early 1990s.  He has held a wide variety of positions in physician […]

Congratulations Dr. Screws and Dr. Jeffrey White!

Published: October 28th, 2016

On your wonderful writeup in the October 2016 Anesthesiology News.  “New Transport Labels Dramatically Reduce Blood Product Hospital Waste and Save Money!.”  In May at IARS Dr. Screws presented her research on this […]

Congratulations to Donald Caton, MD!

Published: October 27th, 2016

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! […]

Flu vaccination events in the Atrium this week!

Published: October 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 to the Department of Anesthesiology!

Published: October 25th, 2016

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 […]

Welcome John Travis Parsons, PhD!

Published: October 21st, 2016

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

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

Published: October 21st, 2016

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 […]

Many thanks to Dr. Sasha Grek

Published: October 19th, 2016

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.

Published: October 17th, 2016

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 Dr. Smith.

Published: October 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!

Published: October 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?

Published: October 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.

Published: October 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 […]

Show your support!

Published: October 5th, 2016

Dr. Felipe Urdaneta will be one of the Social Media Voices of ASA at the Anesthesiology 2016 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL – October 22-26. This is his third year […]

Please welcome our new M500 Intern, Zeinab Shaaban!

Published: October 4th, 2016

Zeinab Shaaban is from Beirut, Lebanon, and graduated from the American University of Beirut with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. She is currently completing her Master’s in […]

Congratulations to Dr. Eric Brown!

Published: October 3rd, 2016

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.

Thanks for Participating in the Emergency Medicine Airway Day!

Published: September 29th, 2016

On September 15th, 2016 Drs. Cometa and Sappenfeld held an Airway Skills Lab at the Harrell Medical Education Building in room 464.  This was done in conjunction with Emergency Medicine’s Airway […]

Are you interested in simulation-related research funding? 

Published: September 27th, 2016

The Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies invites you to attend simulation technology demonstrations. We will also discuss the UF CTSI research vouchers process and eligibility criteria. CTSI […]

Congratulations to the Doré Stroke Research Lab Team!

Published: September 26th, 2016

Dr. Doré and the Stroke Research Lab participated in the annual Heart Walk on September 24 for Alachua County.  The team raised an amazing $1,325 for Stroke research.  Teams consisting of […]

Yes, it’s hard to think about kids with cancer.

Published: September 23rd, 2016

But please don’t look away. (Here’s how you can help.)  Click the link to learn more.  

Newly Elected officers at the Society for Airway Management!

Published: September 20th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Urdaneta and Berkow! Felipe Urdaneta has been elected to vice president position and Lauren Berkow has been elected to President elect to the Society for Airway Management Board […]

Linda Le-Wendling MD Wins Best of Category!

Published: September 19th, 2016

Dr. Linda Le-Wendling has won Best of Category for Regional Anesthesia at the IARS 2016 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium which was held on May 21 of this year. […]

UF Health Pain Management- Ayers opened September 1, 2016

Published: September 15th, 2016

The UF Health Pain Medicine Division of the Department of Anesthesiology has a fantastic new facility to care for patients suffering from pain! UF Health Pain Management- Ayers opened September […]

Please welcome Dr. Shuojing Song!

Published: September 15th, 2016

Shuojing Song.MD, MPH joins us as a resident from Tampa FL.  Dr. Song completed his undergraduate education at MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and attended medical school at […]

Welcome Gevalin Srisooksai, MD!

Published: September 14th, 2016

Gevalin is a lifelong UF Gator having completed her undergraduate here in Biochemistry and a recent graduate from UF COM..  She has done research to generate recombinant plasmids containing microRNAs […]

Congratulations to Stefanie Vallancourt, DO!

Published: September 13th, 2016

Dr. Vallancourt was identified as a Scholars’ Award finalist for the IARS 2016 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium in May of this year.  The Board of Trustees and the […]

Congratulations to Dr Martynyuk!

Published: September 13th, 2016

Dr. Antoly Martynyuk won 3rd Prize in Neuroscience Posters  at the 16th Annual World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists 2016 Conference last week in Hong Kong for his poster “LONG-TERM […]

Congratulations Drs. Pitkin, Irwin, Greene, Moore and Davies!

Published: September 9th, 2016

For being part of this amazing groundbreaking procedure! Conjoined twins separated at UF Health! GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Conjoined twin girls who were connected at the heart and other organs have […]

Show your support today!

Published: September 8th, 2016

Wear a gold ribbon for Children’s Cancer Awareness Month!

Please join us in welcoming Lorent Duce, MD, to the Department of Anesthesiology

Published: September 7th, 2016

Dr. Duce joined us on September 1 as an Assistant Professor for the Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia. He comes to us from Duke University where he just completed a fellowship […]

Please Join Us in Welcoming Lauren Berkow, MD

Published: September 5th, 2016

Dr. Berkow joins us on September 1 as an Associate Professor for the Division of Neuroanesthesia and Director of Anesthesia Supplies and Equipment. She comes to us from the Johns […]

Congratulations on your publication!

Published: September 5th, 2016

Drs. Lampotang,  Gravenstein and David  Lizdas have published “Abstract PR444: Propofol Esc Ec50 At Loss of Consciousness Differs Among Indians, Blacks, Chinese And Caucasians” in the September 2016 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.  You […]

Welcome Justine Nicholas, MS!

Published: September 2nd, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Justine Nicholas, MS, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Ms. Nicholas joined us on August 1, 2016, as a Clinical Research Coordinator III. The focus of […]

Welcome Dr. Oh!

Published: September 1st, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Sungho Oh, PhD, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Oh has joined us as a Simulation and Education Research Engineer. He comes to us from […]

Congratulations on your success!

Published: September 1st, 2016

We wish our Department of Anesthesiology family best wishes for their gold in the HOT Hammerhead Triathlon at Camp Blanding, FL held on August 28, 2016. In a field of […]

Welcome David Simpson, MD, PhD – new Fellow!

Published: August 31st, 2016

After graduating from medical school at the University of Cincinnati, where he also earned a Ph.D., Dr. Simpson came to the University of Florida for our anesthesiology residency program. His […]

Welcome to our new fellow, Dr. Glick!

Published: August 30th, 2016

Wesley Glick, M.D. Served as the Chief Resident in Anesthesiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Glick has achieved academically and professionally. He completed medical school at the University […]

Congratulations Drs. Berkow & Urdaneta!

Published: August 30th, 2016

In the current issue of Airway Management, Anesthesiology News’s Supplement to the 9th Annual Compendium of Clinical Reviews Dr. Lauren Berkow and Dr. Felipe Urdaneta have written the Forward.  Entitled […]

Welcome Nicole Bristow!

Published: August 29th, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Nicole J. Bristow to the Department of Anesthesiology. Ms. Bristow joined us on Friday, August 5, 2016, as a Research Administrator II.  She comes to […]

Welcome Dr. Chokshi, a new Critical Care Fellow

Published: August 26th, 2016

Ravi Chokshi, M.D., completed medical school at St. George’s University in Grenada, W.I. He completed residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Drexel University. His research interests have included postpartum tubal […]

Congratulations on our New Pain Medicine Fellowship Grant!

Published: August 26th, 2016

  It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Rene Przkora and the Pain Medicine Fellowship has been awarded an educational grant by Boston Scientific. The grant will help support the efforts […]

Welcome to our new Fellow – Dr. Woodall

Published: August 25th, 2016

Anthony Woodall, M.D., graduated from medical school from the University of Arkansas. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. His […]

Welcome Mary Jane Michael!

Published: August 24th, 2016

Mary Jane Michael, RN, BSN, MS, CCRC, joins us as a Manager of Clinical Research. She comes to us from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, where she worked […]

Welcome Dr. Harrell, a new Critical Care Fellow!

Published: August 24th, 2016

Robert Harrell, M.D., completed medical school at Duke University, after which he attended Chicago Medical School to complete residency in general surgery. He completed a fellowship in thoracic surgery at […]

Welcome Dr. Smith – new Fellow!

Published: August 23rd, 2016

Cameron Smith, MD, PhD, completed medical school and a Ph.D. at Virginia Commonwealth University before coming to the University of Florida for residency in anesthesiology. His research interests include decompression […]

Heart Walk event on September 24, 2016!

Published: August 22nd, 2016

Doré Stroke Research Lab Dr. Sylvain Doré’s lab is participating in the Heart Walk event on September 24, 2016 here in Gainesville. We are fundraising not only for heart health, […]

Welcome Dr. Penny Reynolds!

Published: August 22nd, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Penny S. Reynolds, PhD, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Reynolds joins us as an Assistant Professor and comes to us from Virginia Commonwealth University […]

Welcome new Fellow, Ashley Screws, MD

Published: August 19th, 2016

Dr. Screws graduated from medical school from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2012. Since then, she has been part of our Department of Anesthesiology residency program. Her research has […]

Welcome to our new Fellow, Michael Hammer, DO, MBA!

Published: August 18th, 2016

Michael Hammer, D.O., M.B.A., graduated in the top 10 percent of his graduating class from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO. He completed anesthesiology residency through the […]

Welcome Dr. Heather Reed!

Published: August 18th, 2016

Dr. Reed joins us on August 8, 2016, as an Assistant Professor for the Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, and comes to us from the University of Washington in Seattle, where […]

Please welcome Phillip Mills, DO – our new Fellow!

Published: August 17th, 2016

Dr. Mills completed medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Georgia, after which he completed residency in anesthesiology at the Medical College of Georgia. He worked at […]

Memorial for Dr. Ronald Freeman

Published: August 16th, 2016

We are saddened by the loss of Ronald Freeman and would like to offer our condolences to all his friends and family. Dr. Ronnie Freeman, a former fellow and faculty […]

Please join us in welcoming Brandon Lopez, MD, to the Department of Anesthesiology.

Published: August 16th, 2016

Dr. Lopez joined us on August 1, 2016, as an Assistant Professor for the Division of Obstetric Anesthesia. He comes to us from Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, where […]

Welcome to our new Fellow, Timothy Vollmer, DO.

Published: August 15th, 2016

After graduating from medical school at Lake Erie College, Dr. Vollmer completed residency in anesthesiology at the University of Florida. He served on the Anesthesia Performance and Improvement Committee, and […]

A Warm Welcome for our New Interns and their Families!

Published: August 12th, 2016

On July 23rd, Drs. Enneking and Scarborough invited the entire Department to their beautiful lake house to welcome the incoming interns and their families into their new Anesthesiology Family.  There […]

Welcome to our New Fellow – Manish Shah, MD.

Published: August 12th, 2016

Dr. Shah graduated from medical school at St. George’s University in 2011. Since then, he completed residency in anesthesiology at Penn State University. He has volunteered in Ethiopia, providing anesthetic […]

Dr. Amanda Frantz

Welcome Critical Care Fellow Amanda Frantz, MD

Published: August 12th, 2016

Amanda Frantz, M.D., graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine. She completed an internship and residency in anesthesiology at Virginia Commonwealth University. During residency, she researched the antioxidant effects […]

Welcome to our new Fellow – Windrik Lynch, M.D.

Published: August 11th, 2016

Dr. Lynch completed medical school at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, after which he completed residency in anesthesiology at Texas A&M. During residency, he was the lead investigator on […]

Welcome to New Fellow Shawn Hughes, DO!

Published: August 10th, 2016

After graduating from medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Dr. Hughes came to the University of Florida for our anesthesiology residency program. He has volunteered […]

Rensheng Zhang, MD, PhD

Please join us in welcoming Rensheng (Victor) Zhang, MD, PhD!

Published: August 10th, 2016

Dr. Zhang joins us as an Associate Professor and comes to us from the Anesthesia Consultants of CA Med Group in San Diego, California, where he was a staff physician […]

Congratulations Morgan Carson!

Congratulations Morgan Carson!

Published: August 9th, 2016

Morgan has been named as a recipient of a 2016 Student Scholarship in Cardiovascular Disease  from the American Heart Association.  Congratulations on receiving this prestigious national award!

Please join us in welcoming Sasha Grek, MD, to the Department of Anesthesiology!

Published: August 8th, 2016

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 […]

Welcome Melissa Burger!

Published: August 5th, 2016

Melissa Burger, M.D., completed residency in anesthesia at the University of Missouri after graduating from medical school with a Research Distinction from the University of Miami. She has conducted research […]

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Taran Sangari!

Published: August 5th, 2016

Dr. Sangari joined us on May 16, 2016, as an Associate Professor and Associate Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia, and he comes to us from Valley Children’s Place in Madera, California, […]

Welcome David Brenneman!

Published: August 4th, 2016

David Brenneman, M.D, M.B.A., completed medical school and residency in anesthesiology at the University of Connecticut. His research interests include intraoperative reprogramming of biventricular pacemakers to biventricular asynchronous mode; functional […]

Welcome Dr. Derek Covington!

Published: August 3rd, 2016

Dr. Covington joined us on July 1, 2016, as an Assistant Professor for the Division of Multi-specialty Anesthesiology, and comes to us from the University of California Irvine School of […]

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Claudia Sotillo!

Published: August 3rd, 2016

Claudia completed her undergraduate work at the University of Florida and her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine. She was awarded a FAER year-long research fellowship by merging […]

Welcome to Lt. Robert (Blake) Lofgren, DO!

Published: August 2nd, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Blake Lofgren to our residency program.  Black comes to UF from the medical school at Kansas City University.  He has been a Naval Flight Surgeon […]

Welcome Christopher Johnson!

Published: August 1st, 2016

Please join us in giving a warm welcome to our new resident, Christopher Johnson. Christopher came to us from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his undergraduate degree at […]

Please welcome Dr. Ajay Antony to the Department!

Published: August 1st, 2016

Dr. Antony joined us on July 1, 2016, as an Assistant Professor for the Division of Chronic Pain. He comes to us from our very own department where he served […]

Save the date!

Published: July 29th, 2016

The Society for Airway Management is pleased to announce its 19th Annual Meeting and Workshops! SAM’s Annual Meeting will be held in Atlanta, Georgia from Thursday, September 15- Sunday, September […]

Decision-Making, Motivation, and Leadership Course a Success!

Published: July 29th, 2016

Each year a group of residents spend hours of their own time reading literature on developing Leadership and Professionalism skills during a Seminar course called Decision-Making, Motivation, and Leadership.  Every […]

Please extend a warm welcome to new resident, Alex Knight!

Published: July 28th, 2016

Alex comes to us from Arizona College of Medicine of Midwestern. He is a member of Sigma Sigma Pi and won the Silver Touch Award for this significant contribution in […]

Congratulations Dr. Sappenfield!

Published: July 28th, 2016

We are pleased to inform you that Dr. Josh Sappenfield has been promoted to  Medical Director of the Preoperative Clinic and Chief of the Perioperative Medicine Division. Please join us in congratulating him on […]

Welcome to our new resident Tyler Craig!

Published: July 27th, 2016

Tyler attending the University of Akron as well as the University of North Florida for his undergraduate work. He then went to Medical school right here at the University of […]

Welcome to our new Resident James Barger.

Published: July 26th, 2016

James comes to us by way of Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. James worked as a medical school researcher […]

Please join us in welcoming our new resident, Alex Coons.

Published: July 25th, 2016

Alex is a Gator Undergrad through medical school but returns to us from a 2 year Residency in Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital at Ohio State University. He enjoys cooking, […]

Please wish a warm welcome to our new Resident, Soleil Schutte!

Published: July 22nd, 2016

Soleil comes to us all the way from the Medical College of Nankai, China. Soleil has worked as a postdoctoral scholar and currently as an assistant project scientist in a […]

Welcome to Geoffrey Panjeton, new resident.

Published: July 21st, 2016

Geoffrey received both is undergrad and medical degrees here at UF. He has volunteered for multiple medical related organizations including providing First Aid for home Gator games, coordinating for the […]

Welcome to new resident Peter Nguyen.

Published: July 20th, 2016

Peter comes to us with an undergraduate degree in Molecular Toxicology from UC Berkley and a Medical Degree from University of California, Davis School of Medicine. He served in the […]

Please welcome our new resident, Isaac Luria!

Published: July 19th, 2016

Isaac comes to us with and undergraduate degree in Physics, a graduate degree in Engineering and Medical School all from UF. As a volunteer he was elected Co-President of the […]

Congratulations to the Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies!

Published: July 18th, 2016

The Center/Program was  re-endorsed for the next 2 years by the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ Simulation Education Network (SEN). Endorsed programs comprise of an elite group of centers which are committed to […]

Congratulations Drs. Doré and Ahmad!

Published: July 18th, 2016

On the publication of “Protective Role of Arginase II in Cerebral Ischemia and Excitotoxicity,” which was published in the April edition of the Journal of Neurology and Neuroscience.  Use the […]

Hammerhead Olympic Triathlon – August 28, 2016

Published: July 15th, 2016

For more information and to register please click here!  

Please welcome Tyler Kabes to the department!

Published: July 15th, 2016

Tyler is a new resident coming to us from St Louis University. He received his undergraduate degree in Human Biology from Minnesota State University. Tyler is an AOA member, has […]

UF College of Medicine Faculty….

Published: July 14th, 2016

Answer the question – Why do you work in Academic Medicine?  

Please welcome Matthew Judd to the Department.

Published: July 14th, 2016

Matthew is a new resident who attending Souther Methodist University for both his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering. He then attended Medical School at the University of Texas Southwestern […]

Welcome to Matthew Gunst!

Published: July 13th, 2016

Matthew Gunst, is a new resident from the University of Texas Medical School. Matthew received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, […]

Please join us in welcoming Lisa Gu to the Department of Anesthesiology!

Published: July 12th, 2016

Lisa is a new resident coming to us from Baylor College of Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree at Princeton in Molecular Biology. Lisa conducted Leukemia research resulting in several […]

Congratulations on your Promotion!

Published: July 11th, 2016

Please join us in congratulating our faculty who were promoted for their devoted work to educating the next generation of physicians, discovering new knowledge, and continuing our outstanding care for […]

Welcome Timothy Feldheim.

Published: July 11th, 2016

Timothy is a new resident and he comes to us from Loyola University where he received a masters degree in Medicine and University of Illinois where he attend for both […]

Welcome to our new resident, Charles Doyle.

Published: July 8th, 2016

Charles finished his undergraduate work here at UF in Biology. He then went to UCF for medical school and is returning to do his residency here with us at UF. […]

Congratulations on your Promotion!

Published: July 7th, 2016

Please join us in congratulating our faculty who were promoted for their devoted work to educating the next generation of physicians, discovering new knowledge, and continuing our outstanding care for […]

Welcome to the Team, Catherine Dietrich.

Published: July 7th, 2016

Catherine is a new resident coming to us from UF’s own medical school by way of Mt. Holyoke College for her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry. She has worked as a […]

Welcome to our new Resident James Barger!

Published: July 6th, 2016

James comes to us by way of Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. James worked as a medical school researcher […]

Welcome to our new resident, Alexander Buttermore!

Published: July 5th, 2016

Alexander comes to us from Lake Eire College of Osteopathic Medicine after doing is undergraduate work at UCF in Biology. He was awarded medical school scholarships for the past three […]

Happy birthday America!

Published: July 4th, 2016

Have a happy and safe 4th of July!

Welcome to Alberto Bursain, new resident!

Published: July 1st, 2016

 Alberto is a triple Gator doing is undergraduate, medical school and now residency here at UF. Alberto is an Air Force Officer, and Distinguished Graduate of Commissioned Officer training. He […]

Welcome to our new resident, Taylor Brown!

Published: June 30th, 2016

Taylor went to medical school at the University of North Carolina and did her undergraduate work there as well in Psychology. She has volunteered in many activities to educate the […]

Welcome to new Resident Jordan Lee Brewer!

Published: June 29th, 2016

Jordan graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society, the mission of which […]

Congratulations Dr. Fahy!

Published: June 28th, 2016

On the publication of her review on  Delirium in Critical Care, Second Edition, published in the May edition of Anesthesiology.

Congratulations Dr. Martin!

Published: June 27th, 2016

Please join us in Congratulating  Dr. Timothy Martin on his appointment as Senior Examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiology! Dr. Martin has been recognized by the board in this […]

Welcome Brian Churchman!

Published: June 27th, 2016

Please welcome our new resident, Brian Churchman. Brian comes to us from Walter Reed National Military Medical center in Bethesda completing and internship in Internal Medicine. He was awarded a […]

Welcome Kevin Voisin!

Published: June 24th, 2016

Please join us in welcoming our new resident, Kevin Voisin, to the department. Kevin comes to us from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. He was a member of the […]

Welcome to our new resident Richa Sutaria!

Published: June 23rd, 2016

Richa comes to us from the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine. She has served as medical school admissions ambassador and class representative for a wellness council. She […]

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey White

Published: June 21st, 2016

On the publication of “Perspectives on anesthetic management for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and interventional gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures: The case for the natural airway.” This article was published in Techniques in […]

New Publication!

Published: June 20th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Ahmad and Doré on the publication of “Protective Role of Arginase II in Cerebral Ischemia and Excitotoxicity,” which was published in the April edition of the Journal […]

Congratulations Dr. Michael Kaminsky!

Published: June 16th, 2016

Our third year resident, Lt. Michael Kaminsky, DO has been selected for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Commander (O-4) in the Navy!  Please join us in congratulating him on this honor […]

New Publication!

Published: June 16th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Sappenfield, Gravenstein and Morey on the publication of “Still Waiting for Evidence That Current Noninvasive Hemoglobinometry Adds Value.” This article was published in the June issue of […]

Thank you and Congratulations to Dr. Kayser Enneking!

Published: June 10th, 2016

Drs. Graves and Modell presented Kayser Enneking, MD with an award to honor her for the exceptionally generous financial contributions she has made to the Gravenstein Scholars Endowment.  Please join us […]

Congratulations Dr. Spiess!

Published: June 9th, 2016

Dr. Bruce Spiess was awarded the  Alumni citation award by Denison University last weekend. It is Dension University’s highest award and is given to alumni each year who have had exemplary […]

Congratulations to Drs. Gravenstein and Lampotang!

Published: June 9th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Gravenstein and Lampotang on their new patent: METHODS AND DEVICES FOR NONINVASIVE MEASUREMENT OF ENERGY ABSORBERS IN BLOOD.

Welcome Mofi Oke!

Published: June 8th, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Mofi Oke, MHA, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Ms. Oke joined us on Monday, May 16, 2016, as a summer intern for the Department of […]

Welcome Michael Cuello!

Published: June 7th, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Michael Cuello, MHA, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Mr. Cuello joined us on Monday, May 16, 2016, as a summer intern for the Department of […]

Please join us in welcoming Edward McGough, MD, FCCP!

Published: June 7th, 2016

Dr. McGough joined us on June 6, 2016, as an Associate Professor in the Divisions of Cardiovascular Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, and comes to us from Memorial Medical Center […]

Welcome Kelli Ahles!

Published: June 6th, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Kelli Ahles to the Department of Anesthesiology. Ms. Ahles joined us on Monday, May 16, 2016, as a summer intern for the Department of Anesthesiology. […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Published: June 6th, 2016

With our thanks and congratulations from the Department of Anesthesiology!    

Congratulations on your new publication!

Published: June 3rd, 2016

Drs. Ozrazgat-Baslanti , Blanc, Thottakkara , Ruppert, and, Bihorac recently published “Preoperative assessment of the risk for multiple complications after surgery.”  This article was published in the May 2016 edition of surgery. […]