Anne Schwartz, CRNA, and Richard Pino, MD, monitor a patient's level of anesthesia during a surgical procedure.

About Us

The Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine provides high-quality patient care, conducts innovative research and offers comprehensive educational opportunities.

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Patients & Families

Welcome Message from our Anesthetist-in-Chief

Clinical anesthesiology began at Mass General in 1846 with the first public demonstration of the use of ether for surgery.

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Department of Anesthesia,
Critical Care and Pain Medicine

55 Fruit StreetGray-Bigelow 444Boston, MA 02144
  •  Near Public Transit
  •  Accessible
  • Phone: 617-726-3030

Health Care Professionals

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Anesthesia Residency Program

Our program offers residents comprehensive education and training under the mentorship of world-class faculty and clinicians.

Other Resources

  • Mass General Named Among Top Hospitals

    Massachusetts General Hospital has been consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report and is ranked across all 16 specialties.

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In the Spotlight

Kyan Safavi, MD

Resident Spotlight

Kyan Safavi, MD, MBA, shares his experience as a resident in our Anesthesia Residency Program.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Chronic Pain

In recognition of Pain Awareness Month this September, Maximilian Hsia-Kiung shares tips about chronic pain.



Learn about our history, people and how we embrace patient care, education, research and community outreach.
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Explore our research in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Mass General.
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