Christopher Kent, M.D., is a board certified anesthesiologist at SCCA and a UW assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.
Dr. Kent provides anesthesia for a wide variety of procedures but has had a special interest in using epidural and nerve block anesthesia to provide post-operative pain relief to his patients. He tries to provide anesthesia and pain relief in a way that makes patients feel listened to and truly cared for during what can be anxious times.
Dr. Kent earned his medical degree at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada. He is board certified in anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has a clinical interest in regional anesthesia which includes spinal, epidural and nerve block anesthesia. His research interests include preventing awareness during general anesthesia.
In his free time Dr. Kent enjoys bicycling, running, skiing and literature.
Education and Training
Univ. of Saskatchewan
Medical education, 1988
New York University Medical Center
Victoria General Hospital
Montreal General Hospital
Residency, Family Medicine
Anesthesiology, 2006, American Board of Anesthesiology