Anesthesiology

Hospital Affiliates & Statistics


Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City

30 dedicated anesthetizing areas including:

  • Main Operating Suite (20 operating rooms)
    Approximately 7,000 anesthetics per year
    Three GI/Endoscopy suites
    Interventional Bronchoscopy
    Interventional Radiology Suite
    Interventional Neuro Radiology Suite
    MRI/CT Scan
  • Mid America Heart Institute (5 operating suites, 2 Hybrid Rooms and 3 EP Labs), ECMO, Destination Therapy and Bridge to Transplant VAD
    Approximately 1600 combined cardiac procedures per year
  • Obstetrical Suite (11 birthing centers and three C-Section Suites)
    Approximately 2,800 deliveries per year
  • CVICU (28 Beds) – Exclusively ran by the Department of Anesthesiology Faculty
  • NSICU (18 Beds) – Exclusively ran by theDepartment of Anesthesiology Faculty
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine – Co-managed by theDepartment of Anesthesiology
  • Surgical Trauma (14 Beds) – Co-managed by the Department of Anesthesiology Faculty
  • Pain Management Center
    Approximately 4,500 outpatient visits per year, with an average daily inpatient census of 15
    Planned Integration of Behavior and Addiction Medicine to provide a comprehensive integrated pain management strategy
Truman Medical Center
  • Main Operating Suite (8 operating rooms)
    Approximately 5,000 anesthetics administered each year (general and regional)
  • Obstetrical Suite (2 delivery rooms and two C-Section rooms)
    Approximately 2,000 deliveries per year
  • GI/Endoscopy Suites (3)
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
  • 14,000 cases a year (65% outpatients)
  • Children’s Mercy Kansas City has a full range of pediatric surgical subspecialities including craniofacial, renal and liver transplant services, acute pain, regional and cardiac services, and sedation team

Why do residents choose UMKC?
  • 73 outstanding board certified faculty between the three Institutions with 47 of those being fellowship trained
  • Three comprehensive tertiary quaternary care,  level one trauma teaching hospitals
  • Comprehensive patient care experience (> 25,000 cases/year)
  • Fully accredited training program
  • Categorical program with a Fundamental Skills of Medicine Internship (clinical base year) tailored to anesthesia specific patient care (perioperative surgical home concept managed by the Department of Anesthesiology through the Department of Internal Medicine
  • Large cardiovascular, critical care medicine, neuro anesthesia, obstetric, pain management, and pediatric case experience
  • Diverse major metropolitan area with great social and cultural opportunities
  • Central location in the country
  • Highly affordable cost of living with a great quality of life