Pioneers in Perioperative Medicine

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


Michael Gropper, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
The Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UCSF was established in 1958 by Stuart Cullen MD. Since then, it has risen to become one of the preeminent Departments in the world. We are enormously proud of our tradition of outstanding patient care, research, and education. UCSF has a storied history of innovation in anesthesia, critical care, and pain medicine. Read Message from Chair
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Andrew Bishara and class of 2018 resident colleagues during an ultrasound teaching session
We are thrilled to announce that Andrew Bishara, MD, has earned a Mentored Research Training Grant (MRTG) from the Foundation for...
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Errol Lobo, MD, PhD, at a podium
Congratulations to Errol Lobo, MD, PhD, on his well-deserved appointment as Chair of the Anesthesiology Department at Cedars Sinai!  Dr....

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