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Carrie R. Guheen, MD

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Dr. Carrie R. Guheen is a board certified anesthesiologist. Before joining Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), Dr. Guheen completed her residency at Weill Cornell Medical College and served as Chief Resident in her final year. Dr. Guheen sharpened her regional anesthesia skills as a Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine fellow at HSS.

Throughout her fellowship, she developed educational initiatives which she continued to expand as an attending anesthesiologist within the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management. She continues to be involved in teaching at national meetings, including the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia (ASRA). She has served as faculty advisor for residents and fellows at ASRA, and has been a member of the organization’s Scientific Planning Committee since 2015.

Currently, Dr. Guheen chairs the Department's Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Committee where she focuses on improvements in anesthesia care for all HSS patients. Dr. Guheen is a member of the Department's dedicated Spine Team.



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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists


Attending Anesthesiologists’ Award for Clinical Excellence, Hospital for Special Surgery 2010-2011
Joseph F. Artusio Award for Outstanding Resident, NYPH Weill Cornell 2009-2010
Chief Resident, NYPH Weill Cornell 2009-2010


University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2006


New York Presbyterian, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 2007
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


New York Presbyterian, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 2010
Hospital for Special Surgery
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2010-2011

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by

Selected Presentations

Factors Influencing Unexpected Disposition After Orthopedic Ambulatory Surgery
Poster Presentation at ASRA Meeting; Las Vegas, NV 2011

American Society of Regional Anesthesia Meeting; Las Vegas, NV 2011

Neuroaxial anesthesia in the pediatric population under Dr Kathryn DelPizzo, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery Department of Anesthesiology and Dr Kaili Dilts, MD Weill
Cornell Department of Anesthesiology 2010-2011
Ongoing clinical research

A comparison of ultrasound-assisted paravertebral block and general anesthesia for outpatient breast cancer surgery under Dr. Tiffany Tedore, MD Weill Cornell
Department of Anesthesiology, 2009-2010

Ascending Aortic Dissection in a Term Parturient
Grand Rounds Presentation, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2009-2010


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 11, 2024, Dr. Guheen reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.