Most health care specialties need anesthesia from time to time. At the Anesthesiology Center, we support our many academic medicine divisions throughout Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix by providing expert care before surgery and anesthesia services during the procedure. We tailor our care to your individual needs.
The Center provides all forms of generalized anesthesia care. It also maintains subsections for each subspecialty area of anesthesia practice, including:
- Acute pain management
- Cardiovascular & thoracic services
- Pediatrics & neonatal
- Regional anesthesia
Mike Adkins, MD – Center Director
Through its evolving Perioperative Surgical Home Program, the Center supports patient education prior to surgery. We do this to help ensure positive outcomes and patient experiences. This education includes nutrition and conditioning discussions in the weeks prior to surgery.
We feel conversations about what patients should expect immediately before and after their procedures, as well as in the following weeks, help promote healing and overall positivity toward the successful surgical outcomes we seek.
The University of Arizona, in coordination with Banner – University Medicine, conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials to support a commitment to improving patient care. As a patient at Banner – University Medical Center, you may be eligible to participate, meaning you’ll have access to new treatments which may not yet be available to the public.
Some research project areas the Anesthesiology Center is involved with include:
We are organizing an anesthesia residency program. At present, clinical anesthesia rotations are offered to medical students, residents, and fellows.
The Anesthesiology Center seeks to educate the public about the maintenance of overall health and how doing so is consistent with the best possible outcomes when surgery may be needed.