F. Kayser Enneking, MD

ennekingProfessor of Anesthesiology and Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

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) 273-6575



Administrative Assistant

Karen Horowitz
Phone: (352) 273-8870



Dr. Kayser Enneking is a Professor of Anesthesiology in the divisions of Multispecialty Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. She obtained her MD here at the University of Florida and her residency specializing in Cardiac Anesthesia at the Texas Heart Institute. Dr. Enneking also completed another residency in anesthesiology at John Sealy Hospital at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Dr. Enneking is a well-published author. Among her achievements are receiving the Haven M. Perkins Award for Career Contributions to Education of Anesthesia Residents, the Superior Accomplishment Award, Faculty Division, and the TW Andersen Outstanding Teaching Award.



1991 Fellowship, Regional Anesthesia Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston, MA
1990 Residency Speciality, Cardiac Anesthesia Texas Heart Institute  Houston, TX
1990 Residency, Anesthesiology John Sealy Hospital, University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX
1987 Internship John Sealy Hospital, University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX
1986 MD University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
1981 BA, Molecular Biology Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN



Regional anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia and outpatient catheters, patient safety and quality in healthcare.


Awards and Honors

2004 Haven M. Perkins Award for Career Contributions to Education of Anesthesia Residents
1995 Superior Accomplishment Award, Faculty Division
1995 TW Andersen Outstanding Teaching Award


Selected Publications

  • Holroyd JL, Paulus DA, Rand KH, Enneking FK, Morey TE, Rice MJ. Universal intravenous access cleaning device fails to sterilize stopcocks. Anesth Analg. 2014 Feb;118(2):333-43. PMID: 24445634
  • Enneking FK: Quality improvement/safety in anesthesiology. Audio-Digest Anesthesiology, Volume 55, Issue 11, March 21, 2013.
  • Lucas SD, Enneking FK, Le-Wendling L: Regional anesthesia for the trauma patient, in Racz GB, Noe CE (eds): Pain Management: Current Issues and Opinions. In Tech, 2012.
  • Gravenstein D, Ford S, Enneking FK: Leadership rounding: identifying opportunities for improvement. The Permanente Journal. Perm J Fall 16(4) 37-40 2012.
  • Rice MJ, Enneking FK: Pharmacology and measurement of anticoagulants and anticoagulation: regional anesthesia and analgesia. From The 23rd Annual Winter Anesthesia Conference, Presented By The University Of Florida College Of Medicine, Department Of Anesthesiology, Gainesville, FL March 21, 2012 Audio Digest: Issues in Anticoagulation Volume 54(6).
  • Enneking FK: Malpractice litigation/human errors. Audio Digest Anesthesiology, Volume 54, Issue 11, June 7, 2012.
  • Enneking FK: Issues in Anticoagulation – From the 23rd Annual Winter Anesthesia Conference, presented by the University of Florida College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology – Audio-Digest Anesthesiology, Volume 54, Issue 06, March 21, 2012.
  • Enneking FK: Climbing the slippery slope to administration. GWIMSWatch, Spring, p 5. 2012.
  • Hurley RW, Enneking FK. Preemptive and preventative Analgesia, in Benzon H, Raja SN, Molloy RE, Hurley RW, Liu S (eds.): Essentials of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia, ed. 3. Philadelphia, Elsevier Churchill, pp. 200-206.2011.
  • Enneking FK: Superior care here, letter to the editor. Gainesville Sun, October 3, 2011.

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