providing high quality care since 1965

With over 50 board-certified anesthesiologists and 125 nurse anesthetists, Associated Anesthesiologists is one of the largest private anesthesia practices in the Midwest Region. Our expert physicians and nurse anesthetists are dedicated to providing exceptional anesthesia care to our patients and their families.

We perform over 60,000 anesthetics each year in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers across the East Metro.

Your comfort, safety, and satisfaction are our number one priority.



Patient resources provider resources meet our physicians meet our crnas work with us

What's New

Physician Anesthesiologists Week: January 28 - February 3

AAPAs Physician Anesthesiologists provide exceptional care with expertise, skill and compassion.

Read More

Dr. Min Lee - We salute you.

Joining the military is not a customary action for those of us over 50.  But for Dr. Min Lee, the opportunity to serve his country knows no age-related boundaries.  In Dr. Lee's words, "I joined because I owe this country for providing me with the education and job opportunities that I needed to succeed in my career."  

Lieutenant Commander Lee is commissioned as a Medical Officer and will provide medical/anesthesia care for the Navy and Marines.  He states "I volunteered to join the United States Navy Reserve to help those young men and women in uniforms who are sacrificing their time and lives for this country".  


Read More

AAPA website a helpful resource in African hospital.

The anesthesia clinical guidelines developed by AAPA and found on the AAPA website are helping guide anesthiesia care in Africa.

Katherine Stecher, an employee in AAPA's Clinical Systems Department, introduced the AAPA website to staff in the medical facility in Arusha, Tanzania.  Katie traveled to Africa on two occassions to volunteer in the clinic and hospital in Arusha.  The photo shows Dr. Alex, the chief physician in the facility using the AAPA website as a resource for anesthesia information.

Read More