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October 5, 2015

Klaus Kjaer, MD, MBA, appointed Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer for the Weill Cornell Physicians Organization; Sharon Abramovitz, MD appointed Director of Obstetric Anesthesiology for the Department.

Appointments.Klaus Kjaer.Sharon Abramovitz.Oct 2015.pdf


March 20, 2015

The Department announced its incoming Residency class for 2015.

Residency.Match List.2015.pdf


February 4, 2015

Anesthesiology Chair Hugh C. Hemmings, Jr, MD, PhD, announces Patricia Fogarty Mack, MD, as Department's new Director of Quality and Patient Safety.

Patricia Fogarty Mack.Director of Quality and Patient Safety.Feb 2015.pdf


Janaury 5, 2015

Anesthesiology Chair Hugh C. Hemmings, Jr, MD, PhD, announces several new leadership appointments for the Department of Anesthesiology, effective January 1, 2015.

New Leadership Appointments.Jan 2015.pdf



October 9, 2014

Anesthesiology Chair Hugh C. Hemmings, Jr, MD, PhD, announces formation of new Division of Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine; Tiffany Tedore, MD, and Roniel Weinberg, MD, to serve as Co-Directors.

New Division. Regional Anesthesiology Acute Pain Medicine.Oct 2014.pdf

October 1, 2014

Multiple Anesthesiology faculty, fellows, and residents will be presenting at the Annual Conference of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, October 11-15, 2014.

WCMC ASA Anesthesiology 2014 Schedule.pdf


Lisa Witkin, MD, appointed Site Director, Pain Medicine, Downtown Practice Office.

Lisa Witkin.Site Director.Pain Medicine Downtown.pdf


July 9, 2014

Angela Selzer, MD, appointed Assistant Director of Education, Department of Anesthesiology.

Angela Selzer.Assistant Director of Education.pdf


March 31, 2014

Incoming residency class announced.
Residency.Match List.2014.pdf

March 24, 2104

Peter Fleischut, MD, appointed Associate Chief Innovation Officer for NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. "In this new leadership position he will spearhead efforts throughout the Hospital to implement innovative technologies, mobile applications, and data analytics to improve clinical care and the patient experience, operations, and overall financial performance." The appointment was made jointly by Aurelia G. Boyer, R.N., M.B.A.,Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, and Laura L. Forese, M.D., M.P.H., Group Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, NYP/Weill Cornell, President, NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System.

Full announcement here (Weill Cornell and NewYork-Presbyterian users).

March 14, 2014

Peter Fleischut, MD, appointed Medical Director of the Main Operating Rooms, Department of Anesthesiology.
Peter Flesichut.Anesthesiology.New Roles.pdf

Natalia Ivascu, MD, appointed Medical Director of the Postanesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and Preadmission Testing (PAT), Department of Anesthesiology.
Natalia Ivascu.Anesthesiology.New Roles.pdf

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Dept. of Anesthesiology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
525 East 68th Street, Box 124
New York, NY 10065
Fax: (212) 746-8563

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Phone: (212) 746-2962
E-mail:  Marissa Matarazzo,

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