Western Anesthesiology Associates, Inc.
is an anesthesiology and pain management practice that is
the exclusive provider of anesthesiology services for
patients undergoing surgery and diagnostic and
procedures at Mercy Hospitals.
Our practice also provides pain medicine services at Mercy
Hospitals and through off-site pain management
centers as Pain Management Services. In addition,
Western’s administrative staff provides practice
management services to other anesthesiology and
pain management practices.
Western's Mission to
deliver anesthesiology and pain medicine services with comfort
and compassion - providing each patient with best care encompasses over
66,000 anesthetics and
24,000 pain management encounters per year. Our practice values,
the pillars of our practice, drive and support our
Medical Care, Professionalism, Organizational
Unity and Fiscal Responsibility.
All of our
physicians obtain board certification in anesthesiology and
provide expert care throughout our challenging and diverse
clinical environment. Many have completed advanced fellowship
training in specialized areas of anesthesia, including pain
management and regional anesthesiology, pediatric anesthesiology,
critical care, transplantation anesthesiology, and
cardiovascular-thoracic anesthesiology. Our pain management
physicians are board certified in both anesthesiology and
Complementing our physicians is an outstanding
cadre of certified registered nurse anesthetists, anesthesiologist
assistants, physician assistants, and registered nurses. These
select professionals serve to extend and enhance patient care and
other practice initiatives.
Coupled with an intellectually challenging clinical milieu,
"we before me" team approach, culture of
sense of shared mission explain our
exceptional tradition of staff retention.
In summary, Western's model of patient-centered
care relentlessly strives to achieve only the highest nationally
of patient care,
comfort and safety.