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Anesthesiology Overview

4 Department of Anesthesiology Physicians Named 2014 Top Docs by Baltimore Magazine: Anesthesiology: Mark DiMino, MD, Obi Udekwu, MBBS and Edwin Villamater, MD and Intensivists/Critical Care: Peter Rock, MD, MBA, FCCM          Congratulations Residency and Fellowship Graduates Class of 2014           The Department of Anesthesiology welcomes new faculty members: Dr. Kenichi Tanaka, new Division Chief of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Shiming Yang, PhD  

The Department of Anesthesiology is committed to excellence in clinical service, education, research and faculty development.

We have internationally recognized basic and clinical research programs and valuable partnerships with:

In addition to providing services at the Baltimore VA Medical Center, our department has multiple divisions at the University of Maryland Medical Center:


Two divisions are at associated institutions:

Our research division's faculty conducts research in clinical anesthesiology, acute lung injury, neurodegeneration and neuroprotection, human factors, telemedicine, and basic respiratory physiology.

We also collaborate with researchers at UMMC, the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

News & Announcements

4 Department of Anesthesiology Physicians Named
2014 Top Docs by Baltimore Magazine: 
Anesthesiology: Mark DiMino, MD, Obi Udekwu, MBBS and Edwin Villamater, MD 
Intensivists/Critical Care: Peter Rock, MD, MBA, FCCM  

Photo Contest Winners: Taryn Webb and Lauren DeVita, MD – Give Us Your Best SHOT  

Gary Fiskum, PhD, M. Jane Matjasko Professor for Research and Vice-Chair, Research awarded a one year $250,000 grant from the US Air Force titled “Changes in Gene Expression Following Exposure to Different Durations and Levels of Hypobaria” 

Congratulation to the Department of Anesthesiology Billing Office for winning the “FY2014 Reece Cup”.
The billing office outperformed all other departments, meeting 9 of 9 performance benchmarks set by Dean Reece.

Congratulations Department of Anesthesiology Service Award Recipients 

5 Years of Service   
Lise Asaro, MD
Alan Faden, MD
Molly Fitzpatrick, MD  
Emily Joe, MD

Brian Polster, PhD

10 Years of Service   
Mark DiMino, MD Jeffrey Haugh, MD
20 Years of Service  30 Years of Service 
Edwin Villamater, MD


Andrew Malinow, MD

Congratulations: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Faresha Sims, DNAP, CRNA - August Employee of the Month - Department of Anesthesiology  

The Program in Regional Anesthesia at the University of Maryland School of Medicine was featured in the Spring/Summer 2014 edition of University of Maryland Rounds Click to read “New Regional Anesthesia Pain Service Improves Pain Management” 

Tom Grissom and colleagues publish innovative educational research in Anesthesiology 

News Archive 


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Martin Helrich
Professor & Chair



Our Annual Report

2013 Annual Report
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