Faculty

Alaa Abd-Elsayed,  MD, MPH

Associate Professor (CHS)
Division Chief: Chronic Pain; Medical Director, UW Pain Services; Medical Director, Pain Clinic
Special Interest: Chronic Pain and Pain Management Treatment

Heather  Abernethy,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: General Anesthesia

Corey Amlong,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Division Chief: Neuroanesthesia
Special Interest: Neuroanesthesia

Alian Aquino,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

George Arndt,  MD

Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Airway Management, Regional Anesthesia

Matthew Banks,  PhD

Professor
Special Interest: Cortical Inhibitory Circuits

Aimee Becker,  MD, MBA

Associate Professor (CHS)
UWHC VP/Chief Medical Officer
Special Interest: Neuroanesthesia and Quality Improvement

Kristin Bevil,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Associate Vice Chair of Education
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

Anila Bhatti,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: Critical Care Anesthesia

Guelay Bilen-Rosas,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Director of Pediatric Transplant Anesthesia
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

Jocelyn Blake,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia

Colin Boettcher,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: General Anesthesia

Thomas Broderick,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain

Timothy Casias,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Medical Director, Pediatric Chronic Pain
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

Christopher Cassara,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Division Chief: Critical Care Anesthesiology
Special Interest: Transplant Anesthesia, Critical Care, Cardiac Anesthesia

Aaron Chopee,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Douglas Coursin,  MD

Professor (CHS)
UW SMPH Anesthesiology Vice Chair for Faculty Development
Special Interest: Critical Care Anesthesia

Christopher Darling,  DO

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Residency Program Director
Special Interest: Transplant Anesthesia

Gozde Demiralp,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Cardiac Critical Care Medical Director
Special Interest: Critical Care Anesthesiology

Steven Ethier,  DO

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

Maria Fabbrocini,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

Michael Ford,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Chief of Anesthesiology Services, UW Health at The American Center
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia

James Gentry,  MD, MMS

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: General Anesthesia

Susan Goelzer,  MD,MS,CPE

Professor (CHS)
Sr. Medical Director, UWHC Graduate Medical Education
Special Interest: Practice Management

Molly Groose,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Co-Division Chief: Transplant Anesthesiology
Special Interest: Transplant Anesthesiology

Laura Hammel,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Director, Anesthesiology Transplantation Services; Co-Division Chief: Transplant Anesthesiology
Special Interest: Transplant Anesthesia, Critical Care, eICU

Michael Hannaman,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: Transplant Anesthesia

John-Henry Harrison,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Cardiac Anesthesia

William Hartman,  MD, PhD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Medical Director for UW Health Preanesthesia Assessment Clinic
Special Interest: General Anesthesia

Diane Head,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Cardiac Anesthesia, Critical Care

Aaron Hess,  MD, PhD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Transplant Anesthesiology

Emily Hesselink,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesiology

Zoltan Hevesi,  MD, MBA

Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Transplant Anesthesia, Critical Care, Quality Assurance

Mark Hoenecke,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: Ambulatory Anesthesia

Kirk Hogan,  MD, JD

Professor
Special Interest: Perioperative Genomics

Jared Hylton,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Director, Pediatric Acute Pain Service at AFCH
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

Joel Johnson,  MD, PhD

Professor (CHS)
Medical Director for Clinical Anesthetists
Special Interest: Neuroanesthesia

Jonathan Kay,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: General Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Jonathan Ketzler,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Critical Care, Cardiac Anesthesia

Roy Kim,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Chronic Pain and Pain Management Treatment

George Kirvassilis,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Director of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia
Special Interest: Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia

Lisa Klesius,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

Courtney Kohn,  MD, MBA

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesiology

Yasser Kouatli,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Critical Care Anesthesia

Katherine Kozarek,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Director, Elective Clerkship
Special Interest: Cardiac Anesthesia

Paul Kranner,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: General Anesthesia, Operating Room Management

Jeffrey Lee,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Division Chief: Ambulatory Anesthesiology
Special Interest: General and Ambulatory Anesthesia

Richard Lennertz,  MD, PhD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: General Anesthesiology

Micah Long,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Critical Care Anesthesiology

Sergei Lopukhin,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Transplant Anesthesia

Eva Lu-Boettcher,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

Timothy McCormick,  DO

Clinical Associate Professor
Associiate Vice Chair for Clinical (CT) Faculty Development; Division Chief: General Anesthesiology
Special Interest: General Anesthesia

Thomas McDowell,  MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Interim Vice Chair of Research, Chair of R&D Committee
Special Interest: Transplant Anesthesia; Opioids & Spinal Nociceptive Transmission

Kelly McQueen,  MD, MPH, FASA

Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology
Chair of Anesthesiology
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

Mary McSweeney,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Cardiac Anesthesia, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia, TEE

Cari Meyer,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Director of Anesthesia at AFCH
Special Interest: Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia

Patrick Meyer,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

Bridget Muldowney,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

Srinivas Naidu,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Pediatric Chonic Pain, Pediatric Anesthesia

Tony Nguyen,  DO

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesiology

Jeffrey Olech,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, TEE

Jill Patzner,  MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Director, Madison Surgery Center
Special Interest: Ambulatory Anesthesia

Robert Pearce,  MD, PhD

Professor
Special Interest: Mechanics of General Anesthetic Action

John Penner,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Associate Medical Director and Director of Anesthesiology, Madison Surgery Center
Special Interest: Ambulatory Anesthesiology

Misha Perouansky,  MD

Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Mechanisms of Anesthetic Action in the Brain

Adrian Pichurko,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Associate Vice Chair of Quality and Safety
Special Interest: Neuroanesthesia

Peter Popic,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Cardiac Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia

Keth Pride,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Chronic Pain and Pain Management Treatment

Paul Rabedeaux,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: General Anesthesia

Jennifer Rodgers,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: General Anesthesia

Deborah Rusy,  MD, MBA

Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Neuroanesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia

Kristopher Schroeder,  MD

Professor (CHS)
Associate Vice Chair of CHS Faculty Development; Division Chief: : Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain

Joshua Sebranek,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Senior Vice Chair; Co-Division Chief: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Special Interest: Cardiac Anesthesia, Transplant Anesthesia

John Selthafner,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: General Anesthesia

Robert Shaw,  MD

Assistant Professor
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

John Shepler,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

Eric Simon,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Scott Springman,  MD

Professor (CHS)
Medical Director, PASS Clinic
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia

Lianne Stephenson,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Vice Chair for Quality and Safety
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

Mark Stram,  MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interest: General Anesthesia

Christopher Turner,  MD, PhD, MBA

Professor (CHS)
Director of Perioperative Services
Special Interest: Neuroanesthesia

Kenneth Van Dyke,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Interim, Medical Director of Perioperative Services; Associate Director of the Inpatient ORs
Special Interest: Neuroanesthesia, Medical School Education

Benjamin Walker,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Medical Director of Perioperative Services at American Family Children's Hospital
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

Meghan Warren,  DO

Clinical Assistant Professor
Associate Medical Director at TSC
Special Interest: Ambulatory Anesthesia

Adam Weinstein,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Co-Medical Director of Anesthesiology Equipment
Special Interest: Chronic Pain and Pain Management Treatment, General Anesthesia

Karl Willmann,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Medical Director for NORA UWH:; Section Head: Non-OR Anesthesia; Co-Medical Director of Anesthesiology Equipment
Special Interest: Neuroanesthesia, Medical Student Education

Elizabeth Wilson,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Regional Anesthesia

Richard Wolman,  MD, MA

Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Cardiac Anesthesia; TEE, Blood Conservation, Bioethics

Martha Wynn,  MD

Professor (CHS)
Vice Chair for Clinical; Co-Division Chief: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Special Interest: Cardiac Anesthesia, Vascular Anesthesia

Elizabeth Yun,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Pediatric Anesthesia

Igor Zhukov,  MD

Assistant Professor (CHS)
Special Interest: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, TEE

Karin Zuegge,  MD

Associate Professor (CHS)
Vice Chair for Education; UW Health Medical Director of Sustainability
Special Interest: General Anesthesia