About Northwest Anesthesia

Who We Are

NWA provides anesthesia services at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Abbott Northwestern’s Heart Hospital, Abbott Northwestern’s Center for Outpatient Care, Abbott Northwestern’s WestHealth Surgery Center and The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital / Children’s Hospitals and Clinics.

We are one of the largest anesthesia groups in the Midwest with over 80 certified registered nurse anesthetists and 37 physician anesthesiologists.

Our staff offers expertise in a wide range of surgical specialties including high-risk obstetrics, complex cardiac surgery, major spine and neurosurgery, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, orthopedic, colorectal and general surgery.

What We Do

General Anesthesia Services

Cardiac Anesthesia Services

Regional Anesthetics and Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Obstetrical Anesthesia Services for Routine and Complex Obstetrics


Our Physicians and CRNAs Offer Decades of Experience and World-Class Training

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock
  • Duke University Hospital Duke University Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Medical College of Wisconsi Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Minneapolis School of Anesthesia Minneapolis School of Anesthesia
  • NYU Medical Center NYU Medical Center
  • St. Mary's University St. Mary’s University
  • Stanford University Stanford University
  • Syracuse Upstate Syracuse Upstate
  • The Mayo Clinic The Mayo Clinic
  • UCLA Medical Center UCLA Medical Center
  • University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System University of Illinois
  • University of Iowa University of Iowa
  • University of Minnesota University of Minnesota
  • University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Virginia Hospita University of Virginia Hospital
  • University of Washington Medical Center University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin University of Wisconsin
  • Wake Forest University Wake Forest University