Welcome to the Division of Obstetric Anesthesia

The Division of Obstetric Anesthesia cares for 2,000-3,000 patients annually, many of whom are high-risk obstetric patients. We are the only tertiary referral center for high-risk obstetrics in the central Virginia area. We provide significant clinical experience in managing both low- and high-risk obstetric patients. The majority of patients elect neuraxial analgesia for labor and delivery. The overall cesarean delivery rate is 24.6%, one of the lowest in the region.

We provide 24-hour in-house obstetric anesthesia care that includes outpatient antenatal consultation and multidisciplinary care planning, analgesia/anesthesia management of labor and delivery and postpartum pain evaluation. Obstetric anesthesia is unique in the sense that most patients remain awake during surgery and the mother and fetus needs have to be considered.

The division of Obstetric Anesthesiology is focused on maternal and fetal well-being, safety, medical education and research.

 

Fatoumata Kromah, M.D.

Fatoumata Kromah, M.D.

Associate Professor, Director of OB Anesthesia

Fatoumata Kromah, M.D.

Fatoumata Kromah, M.D.

Associate Professor, Director of OB Anesthesia

Department of Anesthesiology

Undergraduate: B.A., Biology (Arcadia University)
Graduate: M.D. (Ross University School of Medicine ) Portsmouth, Dominica, West Indies
Internship: Internal Medicine (University of Alabama)
Residency: Anesthesiology (Upstate Medical University)
Fellowships: Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA)
Interests: O.B. Anesthesia

Email: fatoumata.kromah@vcuhealth.org

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Cedric H. Campbell, M.D.

Cedric H. Campbell, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Cedric H. Campbell, M.D.

Cedric H. Campbell, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Undergraduate: B.S., Medical Tech, Union College
Graduate: M.D., University of Illinois
Internship: Family Medicine, St. Elizabeth Medical Center
Residency: Anesthesiology, Virginia Commonwealth University
Interests: General Anesthesia

Email: cedric.campbell@vcuhealth.org

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Beata Evans, M.D.

Beata Evans, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Beata Evans, M.D.

Beata Evans, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Undergraduate: B.S. Finance (Minot State University, Minot ND)
Undergraduate: B.S. International Business (Minot State University, Minot ND)
Graduate: M.D. (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA
Residency: Anesthesiology (State University of New York, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY)
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia (Case Western Reserve University, Rainbow Babies & Childrens Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio)
Interests: Pediatric Anesthesia

Email: beata.evans@vcuhealth.org

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Geoffrey Fisher, M.D.

Geoffrey Fisher, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Geoffrey Fisher, M.D.

Geoffrey Fisher, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Undergraduate: B.S. Mechanical Engineering (Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas)
Graduate: M.S., Mechanical Engineering (Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas); M.D. (Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas)
Residency: Anesthesiology (VCU Medical Center)
Interests: Transplant Anesthesia, TEE for non-cardiac Surgery

Email: geoffrey.fisher@vcuhealth.org

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Olga Suarez-Winowiski, M.D.

Olga Suarez-Winowiski, M.D.

Assistant Professor, PACE Medical Director

Olga Suarez-Winowiski, M.D.

Olga Suarez-Winowiski, M.D.

Assistant Professor, PACE Medical Director

Department of Anesthesiology

Medical Director of PACE Clinic, Director of Global Anesthesia Program
Undergraduate: B.S. Biology (Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Mexico)
Graduate: M.D. (Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Mexico)
Perinatal Anesthesia Fellowship, INPER Mexico
Graduate: MSc Health Services Administration (University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan)
Residency: Anesthesiology (VCU Medical Center)
Interests: Perioperative Medicine. ERAS and prehabilitation. Complex maternal cases. Global anesthesia education

Email: olga.suarez-winowiski@vcuhealth.org

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