About Us

We are a department of 85 clinical faculty with nationally recognized clinical, research and educational programs in Neuroanesthesiology, Pain Management, Regional Anesthesia, Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Critical Care Medicine, and Pediatric Anesthesia.  We practice in a collaborative Anesthesia Care Team model including Faculty, CRNAs and Residents. Our sites include the county Hospital at Hillcrest Medical Center, the VA San Diego Hospital, as well as an expanded site in La Jolla that includes Thornton hospital, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, Jacobs Medical Center and the newly built Komen Outpatient Pavilion.