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. 

  • Josh Caudle, CRNA 
  • Robin Chaves, CRNA 
  • Marie Dunn, CRNA 
  • Shira Friend, CRNA 
  • Richmond Griner, CRNA 
  • Kristin Henderson, CRNA 
  • Cary Hodshon, CRNA 
  • Joan Kanzler, CRNA 
  • Bonnie May, CRNA 
  • Billy McVay, CRNA 
  • Kathryn Phares, CRNA 
  • Danielle Rose, CRNA 
  • Crystal Rouse, CRNA 
  • Linda Trimble, CRNA


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