• Clinical electives, like a mission trip, round out the training experience
  • RA&APM Fellowship adds MSK rotation
  • HSS anesthesiologists performed more than 40K procedures in 2016
  • Learn more about the Anesthesiology Research Division
  • Our novel cadaver lab helps anesthesia fellows learn regional nerve block techniques
  • The Global Health Initiative is changing anesthesiolgy abroad

Anesthesiology for Professionals

Department Statistics

More than 40,000 anesthetic procedures were performed in 2016 -- nearly 90% of those procedures employed regional anesthesia.

2016 OR Stats for Anesthesiology (by procedure type)

*USG = Ultrasound-guided

Type of Anesthesia Incidence
General 5801
MAC 1131
Ankle 113
USG Ankle 233
Saphenous 54
USG Saphenous 5954
Axillary 5
USG Axillary 23
ISB 21
USG ISB 1031
Spinal 9736
Epidural 939
Spinal 9736
Combined Spinal Epidural 8439
Fascia Iliaca 0
USG Fascia Iliaca 16
FNB 359
USG FNB 196
Sciatic 33
USG Sciatic 17
Popliteal 15
USG Popliteal 1944
Psoas 233
Saphenous 307
USG Psoas 10
USG Infraclav 2099
USG Supraclav 2262
ISB 21
USG IPACK 60
 

Insight From Our Fellows:

Lee Rasamany, MD, 2015-2016 Fellow

Improving Uganda’s Surgical Outcomes through Regional Anesthesiology Education
by Lee Rasamny, MD, 2015-2016 Fellow

Jennifer Charles, MD, 2015-2016 Fellow

An Inside Look at Anesthesia Care in a Developing Nation
by Jennifer Charles, MD, 2015-2016 Fellow