Welcome to the UC San Diego Department of Anesthesiology. You will see that we emphasize postgraduate education in  anesthesiology and opportunities to develop clinical and research skills in all aspects of  anesthesiology and pain medicine.

Gerard Manecke M.D., Chairman.​

Dr. Benumof (right)
Winner of the 2010 IARS Career Teaching Award

News & Highlights

Anesthesia Update January 4th-7th, 2017
Registration NOW OPEN!

Perioperative Echocardiography Visiting Preceptorship

11th Annual Regional Anesthesia Course November 12th-13th, 2016
Registration NOW OPEN!

Save the Date!
5th Annual Perioperative TEE Review Course February 18th-20th, 2017
Registration Coming Soon!

Dr. Tony Yaksh receives the Lifetime Achievement from the North American Neuromodulation Society


UC San Diego Center for Pain Medicine is a recipient of Clinical Center of Excellence Award

We proudly announce that UC San Diego Center for Pain Medicine, a division of Department of Anesthesiology, was recently recognized as a Clinical Center of Excellence by American Pain Society. Read more...

Mission Statement

Our mission is to advance the art and science of anesthesiology, and to train its next generation of clinicians and scientists.

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