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Longtime Professor Avner Sidi, MD, retires after 35 years Longtime Professor Avner Sidi, MD, retires after 35 years

Jan 20th, 2021

This month, we said farewell to longtime Professor of Anesthesiology Avner Sidi, MD, who retired after 35 years with the department. Dr. Sidi was a prolific author whose work on simulation, transplantation anesthesia, and other basic science concepts positively impacted the next generation of physicians and our field. Dr. Sidi completed his medical degree at…

Professor Ramachandran Ramani, MBBS, MD, Retires Professor Ramachandran Ramani, MBBS, MD, Retires

Jan 8th, 2021

This month, we are saying farewell to Ramachandran Ramani, MBBS, MD, a Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Neuroanesthesia and an internationally known expert on functional MRI, who has retired after­ five years with our department. Dr. Ramani joined us in January 2016 from Yale University School of Medicine. He served as an Associate…

Resident & Anesthetist of the Month: November 2020 Resident & Anesthetist of the Month: November 2020

Dec 11th, 2020

Please join us in congratulating Bryan Ray, MD, and Maggie Green, CAA! Residents and anesthetists are nominated by residents and faculty for their hard work, motivation, and for going above and beyond in their duties. Dr. Ray was chosen as November resident of the month for his endurance and flexibility in challenging assignments. He worked…

Pablo Pizarro Rosario, MD, Joins Department Pablo Pizarro Rosario, MD, Joins Department

Aug 18th, 2020

Pablo Pizarro Rosario, MD, joined us on Aug. 17, 2020, as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Critical Care Medicine. He has more than 30 years of military service and joins us from the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Virginia, where he has served as a staff anesthesiologist and intensivist. He earned…

Dr. Nikolaus Gravenstein honored with UF College of Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. Nikolaus Gravenstein honored with UF College of Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award

May 13th, 2020

Revered Professor Nikolaus Gravenstein, MD, has been selected for the 2020 University of Florida College of Medicine Faculty Council Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his more than three decades of contributions to our department, specialty, and institution. The award recognizes the most outstanding members of the College of Medicine and faculty who have been…


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