Nelson N Algarra

Nelson N Algarra, MD

Associate Professor Of Anesthesiology; Asst Program Director For Clinical Operations

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About Nelson N Algarra

Dr. Algarra is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in the Department of Neuroanesthesia. He graduated from medical school and completed his anesthesiology residency at the University of Kansas. Following this, he completed a neuroanesthesia fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle. He joined the University of Florida in 2014 after being in staff at the University of Kansas. Dr. Algarra is also a veteran of the U.S. Army. He served 23 years before retiring.

Dr. Algarra has a variety of clinical interests including the care of complex neurosurgical patients undergoing open and endovascular procedures, airway management, total intravenous anesthesia, and postoperative cognitive decline. He is a founding member of the Latin Neuro group and is very active in world healthcare programs that increase capacity and broader services. Dr. Algarra is also very active in resident education and has an interest in using multimedia for continuous, goal-oriented education.

Dr. Algarra’s research interests include: post operative cognitive decline, traumatic brain injury prevention, treatment and outcome, central nervous system protection, monitoring, and resident education outcomes.

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    American Board of Anesthesiology


Sep 2018 ACTIVE
The Impact of Interactive Learning Software Integration Into Simulation Education During Anesthesia Residency Training
HEERMANN ANESTHESIA FOU, I · Principal Investigator


Fellowship, Neuroanesthesia
2011-2012 · University of Washington
Residency, Anesthesiology
2009-2012 · University of Kansas Medical School
2007 · University of Kansas Medical School
1993 · University of Texas

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