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Specialties

General anesthesiology

Languages

English

Biography

George Rooke, M.D., is a board certified anesthesiologist and medical director of UW Medicine's Pre-Anesthesia Clinic. He is also a UW professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.

Dr. Rooke enjoys helping patients through their surgical experience. It is rewarding to allay patients' fears, provide them the best possible anesthetic and pain relief after surgery, and do everything he can to make their experience successful. He especially appreciates older patients or those with serious, chronic medical conditions.

Dr. Rooke earned his M.D. and Ph.D. from the UW. He was the first person in the U.S. to complete a fellowship in Geriatric Anesthesia. He is former chair of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Geriatric Anesthesia, founding president and current treasurer of the Society for the Advancement of Geriatric Anesthesia and director of the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Rooke enjoys hiking, backpacking, sailing and cross-country skiing.
Anesthesiology Clinical Services at UWMC

Anesthesiology Clinical Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195

206.520.5000

General anesthesiology, Pain management

pre-anesthesia at uwmc

Pre-Anesthesia Clinic at UW Medical Center

1959 NE Pacific St. Surgery Pavilion, 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195

206.520.5000

General anesthesiology, Pain management

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 1980

UW - Dept. of Anesthesiology

Teaching Appointment

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Fellowship, Cardiovascular Anesthesiology

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Residency, Anesthesiology

UC Davis Medical Center

Internship, Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Teaching Appointment

 

Board Certifications
  • Anesthesiology, 1986, American Board of Anesthesiology