St. Elizabeth'sGraduate Medical Education

Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine Graduate Medical Education

Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine.  Our Department provides the anesthetic management for a variety of surgical operations including cardiothoracic, neurologic, orthopedic, general, urologic, gynecologic, bariatric and obstetric procedures. In addition, the department devotes special interest to the areas of obstetric anesthesia and acute and chronic pain. State-of-the-art care for the expectant mother is provided by specialists in the Women's Health Pavilion. Our Pain Management Center provides a multidisciplinary approach to successful and rapid resolution of painful complaints.

Members of the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Management hold faculty appointments at Tufts University School of Medicine and are all Board certified in Anesthesiology. Some of the faculty are certified by other specialty Boards as well.

Gary T. Robelen, MD, Chairman

Training Programs

The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is a vibrant, active participant in the educational and training program of the Medical Center.  The Department has a long history of providing excellent anesthesia training and clinical care. We also are embarking on several new, exciting, and challenging ventures, which will broaden the scope and interests of the Department.

The Anesthesiology Staff hope this web page provides you with a clear picture of our Department's intent, how we function, and your potential role as a resident in the departmental structure.  I invite you to read this webpage carefully, and welcome your interest and application if you believe a small, vibrant, and cohesive Department of Anesthesiology is to your liking and in your best interest.

There are two training programs within the department:


Full-Time Faculty

Robert Hunsaker, MD
Gordon Novak, MD
Frederic J. Gerges, MD
Lee S. Perrin, MD
Joseph Reyes, DO
Gary T. Robelen, MD
Mark S. Shulman, MD
Alla Marshansky, MD
Usha Vellayappan, MD
Mark Lovich, MD, PhD
Andrew Sternlicht, MD

Affiliate Staff

Robert F. Cipolle, MD
Bronwyn Cooper, MD
Jeffrey S. Jackel, DMD, MD
Srjdan S. Nedeljkovic, MD
Pei-Shan Zhao, MD

Hariharan Sundram, MD


Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Cardinal Medeiros Pavilion, 2nd Floor
736 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02135
617-789-2777 (main department number)
617-254-6384 (main department fax number)
Manager: Mary Jo Dwyer 617-789-2782

Pain Management Center
Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Mother Mary Rose, 1st Floor
736 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02135
617-789-3100 (main center number)
617-789-2467 (main center fax)


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