Our success is intimately linked to the accomplishments of each and every member of our department. Each month, four members are nominated and featured to celebrate their commitment to patient care, education, and research.
Featured Anesthesiology Department Members
Andrea Bigogno, RN, MSN, AGACNP-BC
Bryan Kidd, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Abigail Petersen, MD
Senior Accounts Payable Specialist
Featured Anesthesiology Department Members Archive
Shea Carver is a resident physician in the Department of Anesthesiology at WashU. She grew up on a farm in the Flint Hills of Kansas and first became interested in medicine while shadowing a physician in her hometown’s rural primary care clinic. She graduated from Newman University and completed medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City. Her partner is also a resident physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Shea and her partner enjoy going to the dog park with their husky, antique hunting, trying new restaurants, and exploring St. Louis. A fun fact about Shea — she is a former FFA state champion in dairy cattle judging!
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Gary Hubbard graduated from Webster University’s CRNA program in 2016 and immediately joined the Department of Anesthesiology at WashU/BJC. Gary has been in the healthcare industry for over 20 years and previously worked in the ICU at Mercy Hospital.
Outside of work, Gary is an avid world traveler and has visited over 20 countries on five continents. His most memorable trips to date include exploring the jungles and ruins of Cambodia, venturing through the busy streets of Bangkok and the islands of Thailand, hiking through the mountains of Peru, and trekking throughout beautiful New Zealand. Gary is a practiced home cook and baker and makes it a point to incorporate ethnic foods and recipes from various trips/locales when back at home for friends and family. When at home, Gary can be found exploring the local food scene with his partner, relaxing in the water, or playing with their two dogs.
Brandon Oluyede is a passionate leader who currently serves the Department of Anesthesiology as a Clinic Manager. He is known for his positive attitude and solution-oriented mindset. His role includes managing the clinic operations for the General, CT, and Regional divisions. Brandon has been with Washington University for three years and joins the WUDA by way of Orthopedic Surgery where he served as a Senior Project Manager.
After graduating from his master’s program, he joined WashU as an Executive Management Fellow under the Dean’s Office where he worked on projects in finance, strategic planning, facility management, IT, and clinical operations. Prior to joining WashU, Brandon served as a Residency Program Coordinator for the Department of Pediatrics at Morehouse School of Medicine. He is exceedingly happy to be joining such a prestigious department and looks forward to working with everyone to accomplish our mission.
Brandon is originally from Atlanta, GA, and currently lives in Maryland Heights with his better half and baby girl, Victoria & Kaliyah. The most influential experience in his life has been the relationship with his parents, both university professors. “Since childhood, they have taught me the meaning of hard work and the value of serving the community,” says Brandon. “My parents succeeded in those lessons by cultivating in me an urge to help others beyond what may be evident and an eagerness to turn academic achievements into learnings that surpass what textbooks demand.”
Instructor in Anesthesiology
Dr. E. Aysu Salviz joined the Regional & Ambulatory Anesthesia and General Anesthesia Divisions in February 2021 as an attending anesthesiologist. She graduated from Baskent University School of Medicine in 2004 and completed her anesthesiology residency at Ankara University School of Medicine in 2009. She spent three months as an observer at Papworth Hospital in the UK after being awarded the ESAIC Fellowship Scholarship. Then, she worked as a NYSORA research fellow for one year in New York City, focusing on regional anesthesia/analgesia.
Throughout her career, Dr. Salviz has authored several articles on peripheral nerve block techniques. She worked with the NYSORA team from 2011 to 2012 and continued her research at the Department of Anesthesiology at Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkiye, from 2013 to 2021.
Dr. Salviz is an EDRA diplomate and is actively involved in ASRA and ESRA. She also serves as an EDRA examiner and a board member. She is dedicated to teaching and has attended “Teach the Teacher/Instructor” courses. She has organized, moderated, spoken at, and instructed in various national and international meetings and cadaver/clinical regional anesthesia/analgesia workshops.
Dr. Salviz is a mother to a 10-year-old daughter, and she enjoys yoga, traveling, swimming, and spending time with family and friends.