Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology

Wayne K. Jacobsen, MD, FCCM
Department Head

The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona provides a full range of clinical service and education including Anesthesiology Residency and Fellowships. Clinical experience covers ambulatory, cardiothoracic, neurosurgical, obstetric, pediatric, trauma, transplantation and vascular surgery, as well as acute and chronic pain and critical care. Our clinical faculty, residents and fellows and nurse anesthetists cover operating rooms at The University of Arizona Medical Center - University and South Campuses, Outpatient Surgery Center, and the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System.  More »



Dr. Ibrahim shares how our Pain Clinic aims to help people have less pain, increase function, and enjoy life more

Dr. Patrick Boyle shares how using ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks - a technique he implemented while serving in Iraq - is reducing pain and medication dependence following surgery.