The Division of Neuroanesthesia provides perioperative care to patients undergoing spine fusion or decompression, resection of spine and brain tumors, open or endovascular correction of spinal or intracranial vascular malformations and aneurysms, cerebrospinal fluid shunts and surgical interventions for movement disorders and epilepsy. 


The Division takes pride in providing cutting-edge perioperative care for all patients with expertise in the latest advancements in neurosurgical techniques, therapeutics and neuro-monitoring. Members of our division participate in both clinical and bench neuroscience research. We create and maintain a welcoming and nurturing atmosphere for resident and medical student learners. 


Dr. Joel Johnson is an integral member of the Division of Neuroanesthesia and brings valuable experience to the team. Dr. Johnson serves as medical director for UW Health’s clinical anesthetists and is co-editor in chief for the American Society of Anesthesiologists American College of Education (ACE) program. 

Division Chief

Corey Amlong, MD

Assistant Professor
608 262-2310