Covid-19 Response

Mask Alternative

The University of Florida Health’s department of anesthesiology has developed 2 prototypes for masks that can be produced in large quantities using materials already found in hospitals and medical facilities.

Doctor Mehta wearing a constructed mask


Open Source Ventilator Project

This open source project has been created to address predicted ventilator shortage worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic and host open source contributions.

Open Source ventilator prototype

Welcome To the Department of Anesthesiology


Our ACGME-accredited residency program provides in-depth and hands-on learning opportunities in both clinical and research areas. Residents and fellows spend over half of their time at UF Health Shands Hospital, a teaching, not-for-profit, 830-bed quaternary care hospital with over 100 ICU beds. They also train at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, the UF Health Children’s Surgical Center, and the UF Health Florida Surgical Center.

New intern orientation


Faculty members specialize in a number of anesthesiology subspecialties according to their fellowship training and individual interests to provide the best talent and skills in the care of our patients. We serve the anesthesiology, pain, and critical care medicine needs for patients admitted to UF Health Shands Hospital and all of its subsidiary facilities. UF Health Shands Hospital has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in Florida.

North Tower operating room


Scholarship and the discovery of new knowledge is a core component of our department. Faculty and colleagues produce over 100 peer-reviewed publications per year in addition to 40+ book chapters, new curricula, and other scholarly works. The department currently has over $7.9M in endowments and in fiscal year 2017, we received over $3.3M in research awards and donations.

Close up of red blood cells

News & Events

Dr. Enneking selected ASRA Trailblazer Award…

We are pleased to announce Kayser Enneking, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Medical Director of the UF Health…

Dr. Kayser Enneking

UF Department of Anesthesiology rises in 2019…

Our department is now ranked #29 in the country among all anesthesiology departments for NIH research funding in the 2019 Blue Ridge Institute for…

Doctors Przkora, Dore, and Tighe

Dr. Lampotang earns high distinction in medical…

Samsun Lampotang, PhD, FSSH, the Joachim S. Gravenstein Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of the Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced…

Dr. Lampotang instructing on a simulator

Department Calendar

Department Calendar

Upcoming Events

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GatorWorks 2019 cover


GatorWorks is the official newsletter of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. This newsletter takes a deeper look into the education, research, and clinical aspects of anesthesia within the department.