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The Department of Anesthesiology at Shanghai United Family Hospital and Clinics (SHU) is composed of a highly experienced team of clinical anesthesiologist specialists, committed to making your hospital stay as safe and comfortable as possible. The department offers comprehensive care of all patients requiring regional or general anesthesia for therapeutic, diagnostic, and surgical procedures.

Our anesthesia team will ensure your comfort and safety during and after your surgery. Our team of English and Mandarin speaking anesthesiologists has decades of combined experience in providing excellent anesthesia care, pain management, and critical care services for patients. We offer a full-range of anesthesiology services.

Our goal is to provide the safe anesthesia and analgesia experience using the most up-to-date knowledge, equipment, and medication with the least amount of side effects and complications. Furthermore, the department is able to tailor anesthetic plans to each patient’s individual needs. SHU is one of the few hospitals in Shanghai to offer walking epidurals for spontaneous vaginal delivery.

Anesthesiology Services

Our services include:

  • Pre-anesthetic assessment to promote safety and peace of mind
  • Counseling for patients with complicated medical conditions
  • Intra-operative care and monitoring with the safe equipment, medication, techniques, and, most importantly, the high-level physicians
  • Anesthesiology procedures for patients with extreme ages
  • Post-operation pain management to help patients have a smooth recovery with minimal pain
  • Child birth – regional anesthesia
  • Endoscopy – sedation
  • Natural birth – epidural
  • C-section – regional or general anesthesia
  • Endoscopy – sedation
  • Dental procedures – general anesthesia or sedation
  • MRI scans – sedation for young children and claustrophobic patients

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