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Anesthesiology and Critical Care Faculty

The faculty and clinical staff of the Saint Louis University Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine are a vibrant group of clinicians, researchers, and educators committed to fulfilling the SLU department's mission.

Our department has diverse interests and backgrounds, which creates a collegial environment for specialized clinical care, research and education. Our faculty are active not only in the operating room but throughout the hospital, providing care in the critical care units, endoscopy suites and cardiac labs. We are always interested in adding quality faculty. For more information, contact us at

Saint Louis University Hospital Faculty

Cardinal Glennon Hospital Faculty and Clinical Staff

Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Faculty

Naila Ahmad headshot

Naila Ahmad, M.D.
Pediatric Anesthesiology
Fellowship Director


Jill Kilkelly headshot

Jill Kilkelly, M.D.
Associate Professor
Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology


Robin Wessels headshot

Robin Wessels
Residency Program Manager


Liz Cohen headshot

Liz Cohen, M.D.
Associate Professor


Tatyana Demidovich headshot

Tatyana Demidovich, M.D.
Associate Professor


Rachel Garza headshot

Rachel Garza, M.D.
Assistant Professor


Michelle Marino Headshot

Michelle Marino, M.D.
Associate Professor

Andrew Oster headshot

Andrew Oster, M.D.
Assistant Professor


Orlando Perez Franco headsht

Orlando Perez-Franco, M.D.
Assistant Professor


Marion Svendrowski headshot

Marion Svendrowski, M.D.
Assistant Professor


Lauren Thornton headshot

Lauren Thornton, M.D.
Assistant Professor


Lindsay Trachsel headshot

Lindsay Trachsel, D.O.
Assistant Professor


Mirjana Vustar, M.D.
Associate Professor 


Andrea Zepeda headshot

Andrea Zepeda, M.D.
Assistant Professor