The Department of Anesthesiology at Stony Brook Renaissance School of Medicine is a team of more than 200 physicians, CRNAs, physician scientists, basic scientists and trainees, all working together to deliver exceptional patient care, educate the next generation of transformational leaders and conduct innovative research in anesthesiology, pain, critical care and perioperative medicine. It is the largest academic medical center on Long Island serving the population of Suffolk county and beyond. [full message]

Syed Shah, MD, Chairman (interim)
Recent News

- Syed Shah, MD was appointed Chairman (interim) of the Department in February 2023.

- Dr. Grigori Enikolopov received a research grant from the National Institute on Aging.

- Dr. Srinivas Pentyala received a research grant from the NY State Applied Research and Development program

- Dr. Joshua Dubnau received a $1,797,890 research grant from the National Institute on Aging.

- Dr. Bharati Scott was honored and recognized as "A Woman of Distinction" by Hon. Keith Brown, the New York State Assemblyman from the 12th district.

- Dr. Srinivas Pentyala and CVD Material Corporation (Industry Collaborator) had two NIH-SBIR grants funded.

- Dr. Stephen A. Vitkun was awarded the NYSSA Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his many years of service.

- Dr. Shao-Jun Tang, has joined our basic research faculty. In addition to directing his research program, Dr. Tang will serve as Vice Chair for Research and as the Inaugural Director of The Stony Brook University Pain and Analgesia Research Center (SPARC).

- PhD student Vamiq Mustahsan is the recipient of SBU Presidential Dissertation Completion Award.

- Stony Brook Anesthesiology has been accepted as a Center of Excellence by the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.

- Founding chairman, Paul J. Poppers has been awarded the 2021 Joseph P. Giffin Memorial Wall of Distinction Honor.

- Healthgrades named Stony Brook Medicine as one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals™” for 2019 - 2022! This puts us in the top 2% of hospitals in the nation for exhibiting clinical excellence year over year.

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The mission of the Residency Program at Stony Brook University is to educate and facilitate the achievement of excellence in anesthesia care and thereby create physicians, who in the course of their careers will play a role in improving the quality of healthcare in our nation. The Department of Anesthesiology provides a faculty of national and international renown who excel in Patient Care, Teaching and Research and from whom the residents receive their educational experience.
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