About Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

At the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, we credit the excellence of our services to our outstanding staff of attending anesthesiologists, fellows, residents, researchers and certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs).

As a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our staff is comprised of the best and the brightest who are committed to quality clinical care, leading-edge research and quality educational opportunities. Exceptional patient care is at the center of our mission.

The Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is James P. Rathmell, MD. View contact information for our department chairs and chiefs.

Use our Find a Doctor directory to view the physicians in our department.

Use our Find a Researcher directory to search for researchers in our department.


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About BWH