18th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA2024)

Dr. Alana Flexman

Position: Co-Chair, Canada
Categories: Neuroscience

Dr. Alana Flexman is an anesthesiologist at St. Paul’s Hospital/Providence Health Care; a Clinical Associate Professor in the UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics; and an affiliated scientist with the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences at St. Paul’s Hospital. Dr. Flexman’s research is focused on neuroanesthesia, including perioperative stroke and brain health. After finishing anesthesia residency at UBC, she completed a fellowship in neuroanesthesia at the University of California San Francisco and specializes in the effects of anesthesia and surgery on the brain. Dr. Flexman is the current president of the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC), and the past-chair of the Neuroanesthesia Section of the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society.