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Anil A. Marian, MBBS, MD, FRCA

Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Associate Medical Director, Main Operating Rooms
Clinical Professor of Anesthesia - Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesia

Contact Information

Primary Office
6408 John Colloton Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


MBBS, University of Kerala
MD, Anesthesia, University of Mumbai
FRCA, The Royal College of Anaesthetists
Internship, Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Trivandrum Medical College & Hospital, University of Kerala
Resident, Anesthesiology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Hospital, University of Mumbai
Senior House Officer, Anaesthesiology, The Royal College of Anaesthetists
Senior Registrar, Anaesthesiology, The Royal College of Anaesthetists


Dexter, F., Epstein, R. H. & Marian, A. A. (2021). Sustained management of the variability in work hours among anesthesiologists providing patient care in operating rooms and not on call to work late if necessary. J Clin Anesth, 69, 110151. PMID: 33278750.

Dexter, F., Epstein, R. H. & Marian, A. A. (2020). Comparisons of unscheduled absences among categories of anesthesia practitioners, including anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, and anesthesia residents. Perioper Care Oper Room Manag, 21, 100139. PMID: 33102816.

Ranganath, Y. S., Seering, M. S. & Marian, A. A. (2020). Curb your enthusiasm: local anesthetic adjuvants for peripheral nerve blocks. ASRA Newsletter,(November 2020).

Sondekoppam, R. V., Johnston, D. F., Ranganath, Y. S., Parra, M. C. & Marian, A. A. (2020). Adductor canal or femoral triangle block: the continuity conundrum. Br J Anaesth, 124(4), e194-e195. PMID: 31980161.

Seering, M. S., Bayman, E. O., Wong, C. A., Ranganath, Y. S. & Marian, A. A. (2019). Comparison of the effect of three different adjuvants on the analgesic duration of single injection interscalene brachial plexus block: a prospective, randomized, triple blinded clinical trial. Reg Anesth Pain Med, 44(9), 866-871. PMID: 31308262.

Marian, A. A. (2017). Physical descriptor aid accuracy of ASA physical status designations. Anesthesiology News.

Marian, A. A., Bayman, E. O., Gillett, A., Hadder, B. A. & Todd, M. M. (2016). The influence of the type and design of the anesthesia record on ASA physical status scores in surgical patients: paper records vs. electronic anesthesia records. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 16, 29. PMID: 26936616.

Marian, A. A., Ranganath, Y. S., Bayman, E. O., Senasu, J. & Brennan, T. J. (2015). A comparison of 2 ultrasound-guided approaches to the saphenous nerve block: adductor canal versus distal transartorial: a prospective, randomized, blinded, noninferiority trial. Reg Anesth Pain Med, 40(5), 623-630. PMID: 26110441.

Marian, A. A., Dexter, F., Tucker, P. & Todd, M. M. (2012). Comparison of alphabetical versus categorical display format for medication order entry in a simulated touch screen anesthesia information management system: an experiment in clinician-computer interaction in anesthesia. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 12, 46. PMID: 22643058.

Marian, A. A. (2012). Device Integration: An Essential Step in AIMS Implementation. J. Moore (Eds.) (Vols. 76). pp. 14-17. ASA Newsletter.

Marian, A. A. (2012). Pink Sheets are Gone!. pp. 11-13. Department of Anesthesia Spring Newsletter.