Dorothy Janet Pavlin M.D.

 Dorothy  Janet Pavlin M.D.


Dr. Pavlin is a UW professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine and practices at UW Medical Center.

Patient Care Philosophy

To optimize anesthesia delivery and recovery after ambulatory surgery.

Personal Interests

Skiing, tennis, hiking, tandem biking, dancing and gardening.

Clinical Interests

Ambulatory surgery and regional anesthesia.

Research Interests

Recovery and discharge after ambulatory surgery, prediction of postoperative pain and responses to analgesic therapies, postoperative bladder function and urinary retention, and regional anesthesia and ultrasound-guided nerve blocks.


Univ. of Manitoba Faculty of Med.Medical education1969
Harborview Medical CenterResidency
Univ. of Manitoba Faculty of MedicineInternship
Univ. of Manitoba Faculty of MedicineResidency
UW - Dept. of AnesthesiologyFellowship