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Chairman's welcome

Stephen Heard, M.D.

Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. We provide excellent clinical care, have important research initiatives, and have well respected training programs in  anesthesiology and critical care medicine. Our faculty are dedicated to the education and training of our future doctors. The Department provides anesthesia services at UMass Memorial Medical Center on three different campuses for over 35,000 surgical procedures per year. In addition, we provide critical care services in three surgical intensive care units as well as an electronic intensive care unit (eICU) which monitors the condition of patients remotely. Read More... 


  • Congratulations to Drs. Brian Gebhardt and Aaron Scott, newly elected Chief Residents for the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Congratulations to our Anesthesia Residents presenting at ASA Meeting in New Orleans: Drs. David Arcella (MSA delegate), Ashley Gabrielsen (FAER Grant Resident), Aaron Scott, William Miller, Venkat Mangunta, Danielle Birmingham, Brian Gebhardt, Matthew Kushnir, Catherine Kuza and Yohel Hernandez.
  • Dr. Shubjeet Kaur has been promoted to Professor of Anesthesiology.
  • We would like to welcome our new faculty:  Rachel Androphy, MD; Mohammed Tariq Hanifi, MD; Carlos Munoz, MD; Jennifer Smith, MD and Matthew Stebulis, MD.