Dr. Ruchik Sharma, joined the department as an Associate Professor on April 1, 2019. She will work in the main OR and the Outpatient Surgery Center with a sub-speciality in Pediatric Cardiology.
Dr. Matthew Meyer, joined the department as an Assistant Professor on September 17, 2018. He will work in the ICU, main OR and the Outpatient Surgery Center with a sub-specialty in Critical Care.
Dr. Ebony Hilton Buchholz, joined the department as an Associate Professor on September 1, 2018. She will work in the ICU, main OR and Outpatient Surgery Center with a sub-specialty in Critical Care.
Dr. Anna Irwin, joined the Pain Management Faculty as a full-time anesthesiologist on April 1, 2018. She was previously worked part-time with the department.
On March 23, 2018, Dr. Reza Salajegheh was named Director of the Acute Pain Service and the Co-Director of the “Pain Task Force”.
Dr. John Rowlingson, the Cosmo DeFazio Professor of Anesthesiology, retired from the department March 23, 2018. His positive attitude, immense wisdom and presence will be missed.
In March, Dr. George Politis was named Co-Director of the Anesthesiology Global Health Leadership Track. He and Dr. Marcel Durieux will share the management responsibilities of the anesthesiology component of this institutional program.
Welcome back Dr. Farnaz Gazoni. After a few years absence, Dr. Gazoni returned to UVA in March as a part-time Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology. She will also be teaching a 4th year SOM course on Medical Ethics.
Dr. Danny Theodore and Dr. Tim Eng both became Board Certified in Neuro Critical Care in January 2018.
Dr. Reza Salajegheh has begun a Telemedicine Pain Consult Service from the UVA Telehealth Center. Currently he is “seeing” patients via this new medium and consulting with their primary care physician on site within the state of Virginia.
Marcel E. Durieux, MD, PhD retired from clinical duties on January 1, 2018. He was awarded the honor of Professor Emeritus from the University of Virginia Board of Visitors. He will continue his work as head of the Clinical Research and Global Health Initiatives for the department.
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