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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Anesthesia News

Doctors from Vietnam watching Hung Nguyen perform ultrasound guided procedure
In September 2023, anesthesiologist Nguyen Thi Thu Hang, MD, and perfusionist Nam Do Van, MD traveled from Vietnam National Children’s...
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