Christopher Troianos

Christopher Troianos

Christopher A. Troianos, MD, FASE
Chair, Anesthesiology Institute

Christopher A. Troianos, MD, FASE is Chair of the Anesthesiology Institute of the Cleveland Clinic, which unites all anesthesiology providers in general anesthesiology, cardiothoracic anesthesiology, pain medicine, pediatric & congenital cardiac anesthesiology, critical care medicine, outcomes research, education, and a regional practice, within one fully integrated model of care.

Dr. Troianos completed his anesthesiology residency in anesthesiology at the Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh (now UPMC Mercy), followed by a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has earned a national and international reputation as a cardiac anesthesiologist and echocardiographer. He was part of the original task force that developed training guidelines in perioperative TEE and subsequently quality improvement guidelines in perioperative TEE. Most recently, he was the lead author for practice guidelines for ultrasound guided vascular access. He has shared his expertise in numerous peer-reviewed publications, authored the anesthesiology textbook, “Anesthesia for the Cardiac Patient.”, and has been an invited speaker to national and international scientific educational conferences. His experience with graduate medical education spans two decades, having served as a Residency Program at two institutions.

Dr. Troianos became President of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) in 2017. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Board of Echocardiography. Dr. Troianos has served as the Chair of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) Economics Committee and as the cardiac anesthesia liaison for the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Committee on Economics. This committee focuses on ensuring fair payment from all payers for anesthesiology services, and is one of the most important committees of the ASA on a national level.

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