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Pediatric Anesthesiologist Joins OU Children's Physicians

Monday, August 22, 2016 - Campus News -

Pediatric Anesthesiologist Victoria Elwell, M.D., established her medical practice with OU Children’s Physicians. She has also been named an assistant professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Anesthesiologists specialize in the use of drugs and other means to avert or reduce pain in patients, especially during surgery.

Elwell is board certified in pediatrics. She completed a pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at the OU College of Medicine, where she also earned her medical degree. She completed an anesthesiology residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita.

Elwell is a member of the Society of Pediatric Anesthesia, Society of Pediatric Pain Medicine and American Society of Anesthesiologists.

OU Children’s Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty.

Nearly 200 of these specialists committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children’s Physicians are board certified in children’s specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.

OU Children’s Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can’t be helped elsewhere come to OU Children’s Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children’s Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children’s emotional needs.

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