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Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

The Saint Louis University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care is composed of clinicians, educators and scientists who are committed to quality education and clinical care.

You will find our physicians around and throughout the Saint Louis area, including at SSM Health Saint Louis University HospitalSSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital and at several outpatient surgery centers associated with the SSM Health Cardinal Glennon system.

Our physicians serve as educators and academic scientists, training tomorrow's anesthesiologists in the department's residency and fellowship programs, along with nurse anesthetists and anesthesia assistants. A wide variety of clinical cases and a growing program provide ample opportunity for both clinical and basic science research endeavors.

Learn more about SLU's anesthesiology and critical care residency program.

We also provide specialized anesthetic care for patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures, solid organ transplantation and outpatient surgery. We offer our patients advanced options for postoperative pain control, including epidural anesthesia and peripheral nerve blockage.

Our department offers complete adult and pediatric anesthetic services, including subspecialty trained faculty in critical care medicine, pediatric anesthesia, cardiothoracic anesthesia, transesophageal echocardiography and pain medicine.

In all of these roles, we strive to fulfill the department's mission to provide the highest quality health care to our community, distinguished by compassion, innovation, education and research.

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