Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Doctors + Care Team

Tufts Medical Center's Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine consists of anesthesiologists with expertise in all clinical and administrative aspects of anesthestic practice, including adult and pediatric cardiothoracic anesthesia, neurosurgical anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, pre-operative evaluation and risk assessment, post-operative and critical care management, trauma care and emergency airway interventions and acute, chronic and cancer-related pain management. Learn more about our physicians' training and expertise below. 

Our Department is also home to Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), who are advanced practice nurses who provide anesthetics to patients in almost every practice setting throughout the Medical Center, and for every type of surgery or procedure. Meet our CRNAs >

Neeti Sadana, MD

Neeti Sadana, MD

Title(s): Interim Anesthesiologist-in-Chief; Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

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Lori Abrahamian, MD

Lori Abrahamian, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Anesthesiology

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Konstantin Balonov, MD

Konstantin Balonov, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Vice Chair for Perioperative Medicine; Chair, Competency Committee; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Trauma and critical care

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Luca Bigatello, MD

Luca Bigatello, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, TUSM
Department(s): Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-9993

Anesthesia and Critical care Medicine

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Elena  Brasoveanu, MD

Elena Brasoveanu, MD

Title(s): Pediatric Anesthesiologist; Director of Anesthesiology Operations; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Pediatric anesthesiology

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Ethan Brovman, MD

Ethan Brovman, MD

Title(s): Cardiac Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology, Cardiac Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Program
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Cardiac anesthesiology and critical care medicine

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Thomas Burch, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

General anesthesia, cardiac anesthesia, critical care and pain medicine

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Jennifer A. Chatburn, MD

Jennifer A. Chatburn, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

General anesthesiology, critical care medicine

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Tariq Chaudhry, MD

Tariq Chaudhry, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Associate Professor, TUSM
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #:

Cardiac Anesthesia

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Frederick C. Cobey, MD, MPH

Frederick C. Cobey, MD, MPH

Title(s): Division Chief, Cardiac Anesthesiology; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesiology, transesophageal echocardiography

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Adriana Desillier, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-9993

Treatment of complex regional pain syndrome (RSD), neuropathic pain, work related injuries, sports related injuries, ultrasound guided nerve blocks, interventional pain procedures and perioperative pain management, rhizotomy, epidurals, opioid tapering, abdominal pain, pelvic pain, PTSD management via US guided stellate ganglion blocks, refractory VT treatment via US guided stellate ganglion block, refractory chronic plantar fasciitis

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Dan Drzymalski, MD

Dan Drzymalski, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Director, Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Anesthesiology

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John Fox, MD

John Fox, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Cardiac and Critical Care Anesthesiology

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Carolyn Furuya, MD

Carolyn Furuya, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-9301
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Anesthesiology

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Sean W Gallagher, MD

Sean W Gallagher, MD

Title(s): Pediatric Anesthesiologist; Director, Acute Pain Service
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #:

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George Gordon, MD

Title(s): Cardiac Anesthesiologist
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesiology

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Carlos Guzman, MD

Carlos Guzman, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Regional anesthesia, point of care ultrasound, obstetric anesthesia, ketamine infusions for treatment of chronic pain and mood disorders, internal medicine and perioperative medicine

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Christopher J. Hansen, DO

Christopher J. Hansen, DO

Title(s): Anesthesiologist
Department(s): Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Adult and Pediatric Anesthesiology

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Josephine M. Hernandez, MD

Josephine M. Hernandez, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Vice Chair for Resident and Medical Student Education; Residency Program Director; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Obstetric anesthesiology, regional anesthesiology

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Wilfred L. Hynes, MD

Wilfred L. Hynes, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Director, Pain Clinic; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-9993

Anesthesiology, pain management

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Sharma E.  Joseph, MD

Sharma E. Joseph, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

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Aman Kalra, MD

Aman Kalra, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Division Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology; Director, Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship Program; Clinical Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Pediatric anesthesiology, liver transplant anesthesiology, adult critical care, pediatric airway reconstruction, difficult airway management, AIMS

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Robert M. Knapp, DO

Robert M. Knapp, DO

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Airway management

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Mark S. Lewis, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Anesthesiology

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Virgil S. Manica, MD

Virgil S. Manica, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Director, Obstetric Anesthesiology; Clinical Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Obstetric anesthesiology

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Monique M. Marin-Santoni, MD

Monique M. Marin-Santoni, MD

Title(s): Pediatric Anesthesiologist; Director, Post Anesthesia Care Unit; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Pediatric anesthesiology, regional anesthesia

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Shohreh Modanlou, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Cardiac anesthesiology

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David R. Moss, MD

David R. Moss, MD

Title(s): Pediatric Anesthesiologist; Director of Medical Student Education; Director of Informatics; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Pediatric anesthesiology

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Jamel Ortoleva, MD

Jamel Ortoleva, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Critical Care, Cardiac Anesthesia

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John Adam Reich, MD

John Adam Reich, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Vice Chair for Critical Care; Director, Cardiothoracic Unit; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Anesthesiology, critical care medicine

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Marc  Rodriguez, MD, MS

Marc Rodriguez, MD, MS

Title(s): Anesthesiologist
Department(s): Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-9993

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Pavan Sekhar, MD

Pavan Sekhar, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

General anesthesiology

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Thomas Sung, MD

Thomas Sung, MD

Title(s): Day Surgery Coordinator; Pediatric Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Pediatric anesthesiology, anesthesiology, AIMS

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Henna Tirmizi, MD

Henna Tirmizi, MD

Title(s): Pediatric Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Pediatric anesthesiology, pediatric cardiac anesthesiology

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Agnieszka Trzcinka, MD

Agnieszka Trzcinka, MD

Title(s): Cardiac Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, TUSM
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Anesthesia

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Andrea  Lan  Tsai, MD

Andrea Lan Tsai, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Anesthesiology, critical care medicine

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Eric Ursprung, MD

Eric Ursprung, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Director, Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Anesthesiology

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Victoria Vo, MD

Victoria Vo, MD

Title(s): Pediatric Anesthesiologist; Associate Residency Program Director; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

Pediatric anesthesiology, regional anesthesiology

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Pei-Shan Zhao, MD

Pei-Shan Zhao, MD

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Associate Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6044
Fax #: 617-636-8384

General adult anesthesiology, obstetric anesthesiology

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