• 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

Research Division Staff

The Research Division provides comprehensive support and management of the Department of Anesthesiology’s diverse clinical research portfolio. Led by Denesy Mancenido, BA, CCRP, Assistant Director of Research and Jodie Curren, RN, BSN, CCRP, Research Manager, our dedicated team manages multi-disciplinary partnerships both internally and externally to provide a better understanding into regional anesthesia and analgesia care for orthopedic patients.

Students and others interested in volunteering or joining the Research Division should contact anesresearch@hss.edu.

Research Staff

Denesy MancenidoDenesy Mancenido, CCRP
Assistant Director, Research Division



Jodie CurrenJodie Curren, RN, CCRP
Research Manager



Isabel ArmendiIsabel Armendi
Research Assistant



George Birch, Research Assistant

George Birch
Research Assistant




Valeria Buschiazzo
Administrative Research Assistant



Kara FieldsKara Fields
Statistical Analyst II



Christopher Garnett, Research AssistantChristopher Garnett
Research Assistant




George GoGeorge Go
Projects Coordinator



Seong Jin Kim, Senior Research AssistantSeong Jin Kim
Senior Research Assistant




Katherine LeeKatherine Lee
Research Assistant



Thuyvan LuuThuyvan Luu
Research Assistant




Katie MacKatie Mac
Research Assistant



Aaron Schweizer, Anesthesiology Research AssistantAaron Schweitzer
Research Assistant




Sarah WeinsteinSarah Weinstein
Research Data Analyst



Angie ZhangAngie Zhang
Research Assistant


Contact Information:

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Mailing Address
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th St.
New York, NY 10021

From Research:

  1. Soffin EM, YaDeau JT. Enhanced recovery after surgery for primary hip and knee arthroplasty: a review of the evidence. Br J Anaesth. 2016 Dec;117(suppl 3):iii62-iii72.
  2. Soffin EM, YaDeau JT. Peripheral Nerve Catheters: Ready for a Central Role? Anesth Analg. 2017 Jan;124(1):4-6.
  3. Aiyer R, Barkin RL, Bhatia A, Gungor S. A systematic review on the treatment of phantom limb pain with spinal cord stimulation. Pain Manag. 2017 Jan;7(1):59-69.

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