Maria Irwin, MD, PhD

Maria Irwin, MD, PhDAssistant Professor of Anesthesiology

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

Colleen Kearney
Phone: (352) 273-8954



Dr. Maria Irwin is an Assistant Professor for the divisions of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Congenital Heart Anesthesiology, and Pediatric Anesthesiology. She earned her medical degree from St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy and her PhD in Clinical Toxicology from the Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies in St. Petersburg, Russia. Dr. Irwin continued her studies in Columbus, Ohio, at Riverside Methodist Hospital where she interned. She then completed her residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Florida. Her fellowship in Combined Pediatric and Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology was completed at Boston’s Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Irwin is medically licensed in both Florida and Massachusetts. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and holds an ABA, Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology. She is also a member of many professional societies such as the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, American Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists.



2011 Fellowship, Anesthesiology & Perioperative and Pain Medicine Children’s Hospital of Boston Boston, MA
2009 Residency, Anesthesiology University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2006 Internship, Surgery Riverside Methodist Hospital Columbus, OH
1997 Residency/Fellowship, Anesthesiology – Critical Care St. Petersburg State Pediatric State Medical Academy St. Petersburg, Russia
2001 PhD, Clinical Toxicology Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies St. Petersburg, Russia
1995 MD St. Petersburg State Pediatric State Medical Academy St. Petersburg, Russia


Clinical/Research Interests

Pediatric Anesthesiology


Selected Publications

  • Irwin M. Neonatal anesthesiology, in Pediatric Anesthesiology Board Review, ed. Matthes K, Laubach A, Wang E, Anderson TA, Oxford University Press, 2014.
  • Islam S, Larson S, Kays D, Irwin M, Carvallho N. Feasibility of Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomy under Spinal Anesthesia. J Ped Surg 2014 (in press)