Pioneers in Perioperative Medicine

Dedicated to healing, teaching, and discovering for more than sixty years.


Michael Gropper, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
It is a privilege and a pleasure to lead the UCSF Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, one of the preeminent departments in the world. UCSF has a storied history of innovation in anesthesia, critical care, and pain medicine.
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