Mayo Clinic's Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine offers outstanding anesthetic care for Mayo Clinic patients. Anesthesiologists care for more than 145,000 people each year. This large volume, integrated with ongoing research and dynamic education, results in wide-ranging expertise in the anesthetic and perioperative management of patients. More than 200 staff doctors practice at Mayo Clinic's three campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida and Rochester, Minnesota, as well as in 60 communities throughout the upper Midwest. They are assisted by numerous residents, nurse anesthetists and respiratory therapists.

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine staff members are a diverse, highly integrated and collaborative group of adult and pediatric anesthesiologists committed to providing the best possible care. While many members of the department conduct impactful basic and clinical research, many others teach learner-forward postgraduate and continuing education courses.

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Anesthesiology collaborate to improve outcomes.


Through advances gained in research, the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine is improving anesthetic techniques in anesthesia and pain management for patients in cardiology, obstetrics and pediatrics and across the spectrum of care.

Residents perform a chest scan.


As the first integrated, multispecialty group practice in the world and consistently one of the top hospitals in the United States according to the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings, Mayo Clinic provides residents the unique opportunity to train in a highly supportive and collaborative environment that fosters the highest standard of medical care at the forefront of science.