Dr. Anil K. Tiwari is a board-certified UCI Health anesthesiologist who specializes in cardiothoracic anesthesiology.

Anil K. Tiwari, MD



Clinical Interests

cardiothoracic anesthesia, echocardiography, acute heart disease, acute lung disease, acute vascular disease, blood conservation during surgery, regional nerve block techniques, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
Medical School
UCI School of Medicine
UCI School of MedicineGeneral Surgery
UCI School of MedicineAnesthesiology
Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterCardiothoracic anesthesiology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor — Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, UCI School of Medicine
  • Chief — Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care
  • Member — Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  • Member — American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Member — California Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Member — Orange County Medical Association
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2022
More Information

Dr. Anil K. Tiwari is a board-certified UCI Health anesthesiologist who specializes in cardiothoracic anesthesiology.

His clinical focus is on acute heart, lung and vascular disease, with expertise in echocardiography, blood conservation during surgery and regional nerve block techniques to manage postoperative pain.

Tiwari earned his medical degree at the UCI School of Medicine, where he also completed a residency in anesthesiology. He completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic anesthesiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where his training included working with coronary artery bypass, valve replacement, heart and lung transplant patients.

Before joining UCI Health and the UCI School of Medicine's Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, Tiwari worked in a group practice, providing anesthesiology services at Kaiser Permanente hospitals across Southern California.

As head of cardiothoracic anesthesiology at UCI Health, his passion is to provide the best possible acute cardiac care in the region.

Tiwari, who also speaks Hindi and Spanish, sees patients in Orange.

UCI Health Anesthesia Services
101 The City Drive South, Building 1
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7890
Fax: 855-209-8413