Anesthesiologists have at least 12 years of Medical Training including:
4 years of College
4 years of Medical School
1 (or more) year of Internship
3 years of Anesthesia Specialty training, known as Anesthesia Residency.
Before entering an Anesthesia Residency Training program, some anesthesiologists have completed additional training in surgery, internal medicine, or pediatrics.
Many anesthesiologists continue their Anesthesia Specialty training after finishing their Anesthesia Residency. This additional training can be one or more years devoted to Pediatric Anesthesia, Cardiac Anesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine, in Multidisciplinary Pain Management, or another area of clinical anesthesia or anesthesia research.