David O. Warner, M.D.


AnesthesiologyChildren's CenterCancer CenterPediatric and Adolescent Medicine


  1. Rochester, Minn
  • Pediatric anesthesiology
  • Tobacco control in surgical and pain patients
  • Outcomes of anesthesia and surgery
  • Effects of anesthesia and surgery on the developing brain
  • Substance use disorders in physicians
  1. 1986
    Resident - AnesthesiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1983
    MD - Summa Cum LaudeOhio State University
  3. 1979
    BS - Summa Cum LaudeOhio State University


  1. American Board of Anesthesiology

Professional Highlights

  1. Director, American Board of Anesthesiology, 2010-present
  2. Smoking Cessation Initiative Task Force Chair, American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2006-2013
  3. Chair, Respiration Subcommittee, American Society of Anesthesiologists, 1998-2008
  4. Editor, Anesthesiology, 1997-2006


Research Activities

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