About the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Care & Pain Medicine | NYU Langone Health

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About the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Care & Pain Medicine

We offer the latest evidence-based care and work to advance the specialized field of anesthesiology.

Physicians in NYU Langone Health’s Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Care, and Pain Medicine create personalized anesthesiology treatment plans, administer analgesics and sedation, and provide physiological monitoring during and after all types of surgery and interventional procedures. We also offer individualized pain assessments and comprehensive treatment regimens to patients with transient, acute, and chronic pain.

Our faculty work with general surgeons, neurosurgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons, interventional cardiologists and neurologists, obstetricians, orthopedists, critical care specialists, oncologists, rehabilitation specialists, and palliative care experts, among others, to ensure our evidence-based treatment enhances the wellbeing and provides pain relief for all patients. Certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNA) are an integral part of our department’s anesthesia care team. Our diverse CRNA staff of more than 50 specializes in all aspects of preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative anesthesiology. They are trained in a wide range of subspecialties and collaborate with our physicians to provide care to a variety of high acuity patients.

To further advance the field of anesthesiology, our faculty conduct basic and clinical research. Our department provides medical student training, an Anesthesiology, Perioperative Care, and Pain Medicine Residency, and several one-year fellowships.

Our department consists of six divisions, each of which reflects the various anesthesiology subspecialties.


We provide care throughout NYU Langone and some of its affiliate hospitals:

Leadership and Staff

Our department leadership and staff ensure patients receive the best possible anesthesiology care.

Andrew D. Rosenberg, MD
Dorothy Reaves Spatz, MD, Chair of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Care, and Pain Medicine

John L. Ard, MD
Director, Division of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology

Christopher G. Gharibo, MD
Director, Division of Pain Medicine

Gilbert J. Grant, MD
Director, Division of Obstetric Anesthesiology
Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

Arthur C. Hertling. MD
Program Director, Regional and Acute Pain Fellowship

Tessa W. Huncke, MD
Vice Chair
Clinical Director, Tisch Hospital

Sudheer K. Jain, MD
Associate Director and Service Chief, Bellevue

Thomas Jan, MD, MPH
Program Director, Critical Care Fellowship

Anna E. Jankowska, MD
Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

Marc S. Kanchuger, MD
Vice Chair, Performance Improvement

Jung T. Kim, MD
Executive Vice Chair

Mitchell Y. Lee, MD
Director, Perioperative Care, Tisch Hospital
Associate Director, Residency Program

Mitchell H. Marshall, MD
Service Chief, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital

Jennie Y. Ngai, MD
Program Director, Adult Cardiac Anesthesiology Fellowship

Mark E. Nunnally, MD
Director, Adult Critical Care Services

Michael Schlame, MD
Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Richard M. Sommer, MD
Vice Chair, Clinical Operations

Gordana Stjepanovic, MD
Director, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology

Simon Tom, MD
Director, Health Care Center Anesthesiology

Michael C. Wajda, MD
Director, Residency Program
Vice Chair, Education
Director, Ambulatory Anesthesiology

Jing Wang, MD, PhD
Vice Chair, Research

Joseph S. Yeh, MD
Director, Anesthesia Transplantation and Clinical Coordinator for Daily Operations

Shengping Zou, MD
Program Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship


Susan K. Firestone

Amy Pazmino
Administrative Director

Evelyn Bettencourt
Senior Administrative Manager

Jennifer Randel
Senior Administrative Manager

Germaine Cuff, PhD
Senior Research Project Manager

Christina Lee
Senior Residency Program Coordinator

Olga Tenety
Office Manager
Center for the Study and Treatment of Pain

Angel Martinez
Chief, Anesthesia Tech

Kimberly Lanfranca, DNAP, CRNA
Chief Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Contact Us

For more information about our department, please contact Susan K. Firestone, administrator, at susan.firestone@nyulangone.org, or Amy Pazmino, administrative director, at amy.pazmino@nyulangone.org.