Michael Avidan, MBBCh, FCA SA

Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology; Head of the Department of Anesthesiology

Research Interests

Dr. Avidan is an accomplished investigator in perioperative outcomes research, including large clinical trials. His major contributions have been in the fields of 1) prevention of intraoperative awareness; 2) postoperative neurologic outcomes; and 3) tracking health and well-being of surgical patients.

Dr. Avidan received his MBBCh in 1991 from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.  He completed his anesthesiology residency in 1994 and anesthesiology and intensive care certification in 1996.  He has been a faculty member of the Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University in St. Louis since 1999.