Multispecialty Adult Anesthesia

The Division of Multispecialty Adult Anesthesia is committed to providing the best evidence-based care, fostering innovation and encouraging individuals to pursue clinical and research interests. 


We provide anesthesia care across a wide range of surgical specialties including; ear, nose and throat (ENT), plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, neurosurgery and vascular surgery. We also provide anesthesia services for a number of non-OR procedures including those in interventional radiology, brachytherapy, interventional neuroradiology, gastroenterology and interventional radiology. 


Our wide-ranging research and clinical interests include instituting enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols, pioneering alternative ventilation strategies for cancer ablation procedures and supporting convalescent plasma therapy. 


Dedicated to training future professionals who will advance the practice of anesthesia, we consider education integral to our division. We teach a variety of learners about our specialty and show how our work integrates with the world of medicine. We train residents at most of UW Health’s clinical locations and expand our reach to alternative settings by providing educational opportunities in simulation for medical students, residents and other learners. 


Dr. George Arndt has dedicated his career to advancing the practice of anesthesiology in airway management. His many innovations — including the Arndt Endobronchial Blocker and the Arndt Wire-guided Airway Exchange Catheter — have improved the safety of anesthesia. Dr. Arndt’s immense impact extends to education. He has trained residents and medical students for more than three decades. His Arndt Airway Course, held annually for the last 20 years, has helped learners of all disciplines advance their practice of airway management.

Division Chief


Timothy McCormick, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor
608 265-2813