• Anesthesiology

    Chair: Robert R. Gaiser, MD 

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 800-888-5533
    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    The Department of Anesthesiology provides complete, advanced anesthesiology services for all surgical procedures performed at UK hospital, ranging from minor outpatient procedures to major operations such as transplantation. The department also provides comprehensive pain management for postoperative, chronic and cancer-related pain syndromes. The faculty actively conducts anesthesia-related research.


  • Specialties

    • Acute pain management
    • Ambulatory anesthesia
    • Cardiothoracic anesthesia
    • Chronic pain management
    • Critical care medicine
    • Neurosurgical anesthesiology
    • Obstetrical anesthesiology
    • Pediatric anesthesiology
    • Preoperative anesthesia assessment

    Conditions treated

    • Cancer-related pain
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Complex regional pain syndrome: types I and II (RSD and causalgia)
    • Failed back surgery syndrome
    • Low back pain
    • Neck pain
    • Neuropathy
    • Post-thoracotomy pain
    • Radiculopathy
    • Sciatica
    • Shingles and postherpetic neuralgia
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Sports injuries
    • Thoracic outlet syndrome
    • Whiplash
    • Work injuries

    Therapeutic options include:

    • Consultations and second opinions
    • Injective treatment
    • Non-narcotic medication management
    • Second opinions
    • Surgically-implanted pain control devices
    • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • Clinic locations 

  • UK Interventional Pain Associates

    Kentucky Clinic South
    Suite A100
    2400 Greatstone Point
    Lexington KY 40504-3274

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    Call 859-323-7246
    Call 800-258-9705
    Fax 859-257-6768

  • Additional clinic locations

  • Shriner's Hospital for Children
    1900 Richmond Road
    Lexington KY 40502

    Call 859-266-2101


    Center for Advanced Surgery

    UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion G
    Gill Heart Institute
    Third Floor, Room G300
    1000 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0602

    Call 859-323-5860
    Call 800-898-7644
    Fax 859-257-8699


    UK Anesthesiology Acute Pain Service

    UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion A
    Room N236
    1000 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0602

    Call 859-257-6596, Ext. 80074

  • Mailing address

    Department of Anesthesiology
    UK Chandler Hospital
    800 Rose St.
    Lexington KY 40536