Discipline of Anesthesia

Welcome to the Discipline of Anesthesia

The Discipline of Anesthesia provides a full range of anesthesia services - primary and tertiary care for adult, pediatric, obstetrics, critical care, trauma, chronic pain and internal medicine. These services are provided at three hospitals, two adult and one pediatric, within the city of St. John's. Community experiences are provided in Corner Brook and Grand Falls.

Through an excellent simulation program the Discipline of Anesthesia is able to provide comprehensive training to a variety of medical and allied health professionals.  Members of the Department also contribute to the Hyperbaric Medicine program at Memorial University.
There are 12 Full Time Faculty Anesthesiologists and 20 Staff Anesthesiologists affiliated with the University Program. The program has 22 residents ranging from PGY 1 to PGY 5.
To train competent, specialist anesthesiologists who are capable of providing a full range of anesthesia services for all age groups in varied clinical situations through
  • Innovation
  • Scholarship and
  • Vigilance