The Department of Anesthesiology's faculty include generalists and specialists in pediatric and cardiac anesthesiology, and critical care.
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The Department of Anesthesiology treats patients through its Chronic Pain Management Clinic at Banner - University Medical Center South.
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The University of Arizona Department of Anesthesiology provides a full range of clinical services at Banner - University Medicine's two Tucson hospitals and Outpatient Surgery Center as well as the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System.
Please Welcome Our New Faculty
Truc-Anh Nguyen, MD
Dr. Truc-Anh Nguyen is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Arizona School of Medicine. She specializes in general adult anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, high-risk obstetrics anesthesia, and anesthesia for fetal surgery. Her areas of clinical interest include obstetrics/regional anesthesia and neuroanesthesia. Her research interests include pain management in the obstetrics population on opioid maintenance therapy as well as optimization of pregnant patients in the outpatient setting. Dr. Nguyen completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California, San Diego with a double major in Chemistry and Biology. She completed her medical education at Ross University where she graduated with High Honors and served as a neuroanatomy teaching assistant. She then finished her residency in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Case Western Reserve University where she was the resident research coordinator. She completed fellowships in obstetrics, gynecologic and fetal anesthesia as well as neuroanesthesia at Johns Hopkins and stayed on as faculty for some time where she served as the chair of clinical competency for the obstetric anesthesia fellowship. Dr. Nguyen is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) as well as the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP). Some of Dr. Nguyen’s hobbies include trying new foods, travel and biking.
Walter McNally, MD
Dr. McNally comes to us from Vermont. He grew up in Massachusetts and obtained his bachelors degree in accounting from the University of Massachusetts. He is a CPA and for the next many years he worked in the finance area, primarily in the healthcare field. He decided on a slight career re-direction and entered medical school at the University of Vermont. After two years of an Ob-Gyn residency in Portland, Maine he completed his anesthesiology residency at the University of Vermont in 2007. Dr. McNally joined the faculty of the Anesthesiology Department in December 2019. His interests are regional and obstetrical anesthesia. He recently discovered power lifting and enjoys driving race cars. His favorite activity is to spend time with his family.