A CRNA is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
A nurse anesthetist is a registered nurse practitioner who has graduated from an accredited school of nurse anesthesia. They have the knowledge and the skills to qualify them to administer anesthetics as part of the anesthesia care team, working under the supervision of our anesthesiologists. All our nurse anesthetists are certified by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
Anesthesiologist who has completed and passed rigorous written and oral exams for the American Board of Anesthesiology.
Anesthesiologist who has fulfilled all the entrance requirements for the primary examination system for the American Board of Anesthesiology. They are currently undergoing the examination process to become Board Certified.
An Anesthesiologist is a doctor of medicine who has completed four years of medical school after graduating from college. Following medical school, today’s anesthesiologist completes four or more years of specialized medical training in the field of anesthesiology, which includes pain management and critical care medicine. Thereafter, a physician is eligible to be certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology; our anesthesiologists are board-certified or are board-eligible.