Chair's Welcome

Hugh C. Hemmings, Jr., MD, PhD, FRCA

Welcome to the department of Anesthesiology of Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Click here to read a message from the Chair of Anesthesiology, Dr. Hugh C. Hemmings, Jr.

Featured Article

Dr. Hugh C. Hemmings, Jr., Dr. Karl F. Herold, and Dr. Jimcy Platholi, along with Dr. Shelley Halpain of the University of California San Diego, recently had research findings about the reversibility of anesthesia effects in dendritic spines published in the journal, PLOS ONE. Read more

Investigator Labs


In our labs, our faculty and staff are involved in basic science research into anesthetic mechanisms and molecular pharmacology, neurophysiology, biophysics, biochemistry, and cardiac physiology; as well as clinical research across anesthesiology subspecialties. Read more.

Fellowship Opportunities

We offer several competitive fellowships in multiple anesthesiology subspecialties.

Residency Program

Our residents have the opportunity to learn state-of-the-art anesthesiology in a collegial environment. Our faculty has experts in all subspecialties of anesthesiology, and they are committed to preparing our graduates for any clinical situation.


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