University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital

Stead Family Children's Hospital


Sarah Titler, MD

Message from the Division Chief

The Division of Pediatric Anesthesia provides world-class care through our specialty-trained pediatric general, cardiac, regional and acute pain faculty. Our pediatric anesthesia team specializes in managing your child's anxiety before surgery, assuring safety during surgery, and alleviating pain following procedures.

Team Focus

At UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, we have the expertise and experience to offer the highest level of care, comfort, and compassion for pediatric patients and their families.

Overall Impact
  • Over 8,000 annual pediatric anesthetics performed
  • Specialized programs for congenital cardiac surgery, neonatal surgery, and complex pediatric neurosurgery
  • A separate pediatric procedural sedation and imaging center