Pediatric Anesthesiology Services

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Pediatric Anesthesiology
Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital and
University Hospital East Tower
Map & directions
One Children's Circle, Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-4872

A full range of anesthesiology services (including acute post-operative pain service) is offered, with an emphasis on both safety and comfort for young patients undergoing surgery or other procedures. Parents are encouraged to be with their children before and after surgery. Consultations are offered to physicians and families of patients pre-operatively, including those with special anesthesia concerns (such as malignant hyperthermia, a genetic disorder requiring a specific anesthetic protocol).

Bettina Smallman, MD

Bettina Smallman, MD
Appointed 10/22/03
4702 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Anesthesiology: Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Pediatrics: Pediatric Anesthesiology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Anesthesiology


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of Ottawa, Canada, 1996, Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Residency: University of Ottawa, Canada, 1995
  • MD: Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany, 1988

Research Interests

  • Pediatric anesthesia

Specialties & Certification

  • Anesthesiology


  • Adults and Children


  • Adult Anesthesiology
  • General Anesthesia for Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration, and Spinal Tap Procedures
  • General Anesthesia for Dental Procedures
  • General Anesthesia for Radiographic Procedures (MRI, CT Scan, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine)
  • General Anesthesia for Surgical Procedures (General Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Vascular, Neurosurgery, and Others)
  • General, Regional and Monitored Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology


  • New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA)
  • Onondaga County Medical Society
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Medical Society of The State of New York

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • German
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