Anesthesia faculty member with colleague in the Parnassus OR


Our mission is excellence in patient-centered care that is guided by innovative research, education, and our commitment to health equity. Our vision is to advance perioperative care by cultivating the next generation of diverse leaders in our field.

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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. 

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We have a diverse range of specialties, each dedicated to providing exceptional patient care, pioneering research, and advanced education. Our specialties are designed to address specific needs, from the unique requirements of infants and expecting mothers to the complexities of critical care, pain management, neurosurgery, and regional anesthesia.

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Our sites include the UCSF Helen Diller Medical Centers at Mission Bay and Parnassus Heights, the UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion, the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, the VA Medical Center, and the Zuckerberg San Francisco Hospital. Explore our diverse sites to learn more about how UCSF Anesthesia is shaping the future of health care.

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