Michael “Tony” Cometa, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
College of Medicine, University of Florida
PO Box 100254
1600 SW Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32610
Phone: (352) 273-7094
Dr. Cometa is an Assistant Professor in the divisions of Multispecialty Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine, and Obstetric Anesthesia. He came to us from Bellingham Anesthesia Associates, P.S., in Bellingham, Washington, where he was a Staff Anesthesiologist.
Dr. Cometa originally attended the University of Florida, where he completed his Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Food Science and Human Nutrition. He then studied at Loma Linda University School of Medicine to earn his medical degree. He interned in internal medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency back at UF in Anesthesiology.
Dr. Cometa is medically licensed in both Washington and Florida, and is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is a member in many professional societies such as the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Washington State Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Florida Medical Association.
|2011||Residency, Department of Anesthesiology||University of Florida College of Medicine||Gainesville, FL|
|2008||Internship, Department of Internal Medicine||Medical University of South Carolina||Charleston, SC|
|2007||MD||Loma Linda University, School of Medicine||Loma Linda, CA|
|2001||BS w/Honors Food Science and Human Nutrition||University of Florida||Gainesville, FL|
Awards and Honors
|2010||Resident of the Month-Department of Anesthesiology||University of Florida College of Medicine|
|2008||Golden Apple Medical Student Teaching Award Nominee||Loma Linda University School of Medicine|
|2006||MacKenzie Scholarship Award Recipient||Loma Linda University School of Medicine|
|2006||Selma Andrews Scholarship Award Recipient:||Loma Linda University School of Medicine|
- Cometa MA, Esch AT, Boezaart AP. Did Continuous Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Block Obscure the Diagnosis or Delay the Treatment of Acute Compartment Syndrome? A Case Report Pain Med 2011; 12(5): 823-828