Division of Anesthesiology

Divisional Focus

The Division of Anesthesiology utilizes state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to provide safe and skilled anesthetic care/sedation for pediatric patients undergoing operative, diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures. Our practice focuses on patient safety and prevention of complications and adverse events. The Division of Anesthesiology coordinates a peri-operative clinic and a multi- disciplinary pain management service in order to provide patients with optimal acute and chronic pain relief. Members of the Division of Anesthesiology are active in developing research protocols targeting patient safety, pain control and routinely collaborate with other St. Jude departments conducting research.

Contact Us

Division of Anesthesiology
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Room C2002
MS 130
Memphis, TN 38105-2794 USA

Phone: 901-595-4032
Fax: 901-595-4061

Preferred contact method: email


Doralina L. Anghelescu, MD  Pain management, anesthesia risks, palliative care

Luis A. Trujillo, MD  Regional anesthesia & anesthetic approach in high-risk cases

Becky B. Wright, MD  Pain management techniques, peripheral nerve blocks

Staff Anesthesiologists

Husni Dweik, MD  Acute and chronic pediatric pain

Arthura Moore MD  Acute and chronic pediatric pain

Michael Rossi, DO  Quality management and patient safety, cognitive effects of anesthesia

Samuel Adefeyisan MD  Acute and chronic pediatric pain