Board-Certified Anesthesiologist currently working as an Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University Hospital, a level-one trauma center in St. Louis, MO. Responsibilities include direct patient care through medical direction of anesthetists as well as resident physicians in areas including but not limited to: anesthesia for ENT surgery, neurosurgery, cardiac and thoracic surgery, endoscopic and vascular surgery, liver and kidney transplant surgery, orthopedic surgery, laparoscopic, outpatient and general surgery, as well as acute pain management with ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks and neuraxial anesthesia. Additional duties as medical director of the pre-operative anesthesiology clinic, with responsibilities including but not limited to: evaluation, risk stratification, and multi-disciplinary pre-operative optimization of patients scheduled for surgery.
Currently also on staff at Mercy Jefferson Hospital and Twin Cities Surgery Center in Festus, MO, where I provide as-needed coverage in a private practice setting. Responsible for medical direction of nurse anesthetists, as well as self performing anesthetics including but not limited to: obstetrical and gynecological surgery, general surgery, outpatient ENT surgery, orthopedic surgery, outpatient pediatric surgery, and bariatric surgery.