Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology

Our mission

The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology will:

  • Provide exemplary, compassionate patient care through a consistent commitment to evidence-based, patient-centered medicine.
  • Advance the standards for delivery of outstanding patient care through the development of innovative application of processes and technology.
  • Pursue research that will define novel therapies in a dynamic academic environment.
  • Improve the quality of the communities we serve through respect, collaboration, mindful practice, and continuous education.

Contact Us

Medical College of Wisconsin
Affiliated Hospitals
Department of Anesthesiology
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 805-6100
(414) 805-6147 (fax)

Cynthia A. Lien, MD
Chair of Anesthesiology
Professor of Anesthesiology

Thomas J. Ebert, MD, PhD
Vice Chair for Education
Professor of Anesthesiology

Herodotos Ellinas, MD
Residency Program Director
Associate Professor


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Anesthesiology News

Department of Anesthesiology announces Chief Residents for 2018-2019 academic year

March 17, 2018 – The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Department of Anesthesiology has announced its chief residents for the academic year starting July 1: Tim Lazicki, DO, Lara Rosewicz, MD, and Jacqueline Simon, MD

33 of our anesthesiologists named Best Doctors in America

Congratulations to all of our anesthesiologists who were named to the 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America list!

Early-Stage Anesthesiology Scholars

Early-Stage Anesthesiology Scholars (eSAS) is an nascent community led by trainees, for trainees. eSAS serves the interests of early-career anesthesiologist scientists, providing an academic home for developing scholars in anesthesiology.