Anesthesiologists Worldwide

United States of America

1 Anesthesiologists for every 260 Patients (Number of Patients: 13.7 Million).

Republic of Ghana

1 Anesthesiologists for every 55,000 Patients (Number of Patients: 3.5 Million).


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GHO Alerts

July 24, 2014

Anesthesiologist volunteer to precept a final year resident in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) is seeking an Anesthesiologist volunteer to precept a final year resident on their volunteer assignment overseas in Vietnam.  The volunteer preceptor will work with the final year resident with preparing lecture presentations and observing/consulting in the OR setting at the Hospital for Traumatology and Orthopaedics in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  Volunteers should be expected to spend from 7:15 am to 3:00 PM at the hospital each workday.

June 2, 2014

Cardiac Surgery Medical Mission to Southeastern Nigeria

Volunteer opportunity for an anesthesiologist interested in going on a cardiac surgery medical mission to southeastern Nigeria July 26 - August 9, 2014. Airfare, board and lodging expenses are covered. For more information, visit the sponsoring organization Global Eagle Foundation website :

April 9, 2014

Anesthesiologist Needed in Ecuador- May 2014 

Dr. Jane Weaver an American general surgeon has practiced in San Lorenzo Ecuador for the past 11 years. She is looking for a volunteer anesthesiologist in May 2014. Visit for more information.

Disaster Relief Alerts

May 2, 2012

Disaster Relief Resources

For information on disaster relief, visit the Committee on Trauma and Emergency Preparedness resource page.

About ASA: The American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient. Since its founding in 1905, the Society's achievements have made it an important voice in American Medicine and the foremost advocate for all patients who require anesthesia or relief from pain.