Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Monday, March 30, 2020 | 2:16 pm:

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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At this time, Wake Forest Baptist Health is following state and national guidelines and is limiting COVID-19 testing in the outpatient setting to only patients ill enough to require admission to the hospital.

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Pediatric Anesthesiologists and Nurse Anesthetists

The Brenner pediatric anesthesiology department is the leading program of its kind in western North Carolina. Our specially trained pediatric anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists provide exceptional care and treatment for pediatric patients and work closely with all specialties at Brenner to ensure the best possible anesthesia and pain management care for our patients. 

Smith Timothy EOur team of board-certified pediatric anesthesiologists is led by medical director Timothy E. Smith, MD, and includes pediatric anesthesiologists specially trained in the care of pediatric patients with congenital heart disease.

Pediatric Anesthesiologists 

Pediatric Nurse Anesthetists


Richmond Griner, CRNA, leads our group of certified registered nurse anesthetists, who are critical members of the anesthesiology team. 

  • Rose Doyle, CRNA
  • Marie Dunn, CRNA 
  • Richmond Griner, CRNA
  • Tashina Hartley, CRNA
  • Kate Hawes, CRNA 
  • Cary Hodshon, CRNA
  • Shira Kazakewich, CRNA
  • Miranda Lawrence,CRNA 
  • Billy McVay, CRNA 
  • Kathryn Phares, CRNA 
  • Danielle Rose, CRNA 
  • Crystal Rouse, CRNA 
  • Linda Trimble, CRNA