UC Health Anesthesiology is your partner in clinical anesthesiology, perioperative medicine and pain management. We deliver over 24,000 anesthetics annually at 40 sites, primarily serving UC Health patients specifically at University of Cincinnati Medical CenterWest Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, West Chester Hospital Surgical Center and UC Health Holmes. Also proudly treating patients at community hospitals, such as Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati.

UC Health Anesthesiology physicians are highly trained, providing state-of-the-art care and expertise in the following sub-specialties:


  • Ambulatory – The ambulatory team focus is on regional anesthesia and fast-track techniques for ambulatory procedures, specializing in anesthesia for orthopaedics, plastic surgery, bariatrics and ENT surgery. The ambulatory service serves patients at the UC Health Surgical Hospital in West Chester and UC Health Holmes operating rooms.
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology – UC Health Obstetrical Anesthesia successfully provide maternal analgesia and anesthesia for 2,500 deliveries per year, including those with maternal and/or fetal high-risk complications.
  • Otolaryngology – UC Health Anesthesiology collaborates with specialty surgeons in airway management. Areas of anesthesia expertise include anesthetic techniques for complex airway cases, cancer surgery, skull base, orthognathic and minimally invasive sinus surgery. Special techniques include the use of video laryngoscopes, bronchoscopes and video stylet systems.
  • Orthopaedics – The UC Health Orthopaedics team focuses on developing regional anesthesia techniques, including ambulatory continuous nerve blocks.

World-Class Pain Medicine Services

AnesthesiologistsIn addition, UC Health Anesthesiology collaborates with various other surgical specialty disciplines to provide first-class care in a compassionate setting. These specialties include Burn Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Thoracic Surgery, Transplantation, Trauma/Critical Care and Vascular Surgery.