History & Information

Founded in 1911, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis is a comprehensive health science center focusing on education, research, patient care, and public service. In addition to Anesthesiology, UT Health Science Center sponsors graduate medical education in 26 different medical and subspecialty residency programs, as well as programs in the Colleges of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied and Graduate Health Sciences.

As the largest teaching medical center in a 150 mile radius, University of Tennessee Health Science Center draws patients from Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky and Missouri.

The University of Tennessee has been educating anesthesiologists since Robert Hingson, M.D., instituted a formal program in 1942.

UT courtyard with flowers

Contact Us

Anesthesiology Department
877 Jefferson Avenue
Chandler Building, Suite 600
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-448-5893
Fax: 901-448-5540