Our Current Faculty

Anil Alexander Marian, M.B.B.S.., M.D., F.R.C.A.
Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Director, Anesthesia Perioperative Informatics; Physician Informatics Officer; Clinical Director Main Operating Rooms
Undergraduate Education
  • University of Kerala
Medical School
  • University of Mumbai
  • Trivandrum Medical College and Hospital
  • The Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK
  • University of Mumbai
  • The Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK
Research Interests
  • Designing of Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS)
  • Using Big Data from AIMS for perioperative outcomes
  • Ultrasound Guided regional anesthesia
  • Neuronal Injury associated with regional anesthesia
  • Resistance to local anesthetics in regional anesthesia
  • Anesthesia techniques for major joint replacements and outcomes
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, ASA
  • American Society for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, ASRA
  • Society for Technology in Anesthesia, STA
  • International Anesthesia Research Society, IARS
  • Royal College of Anesthetists, London
  • European Society for Regional Anesthesia, ESRA
  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2012-present
  • Medical Director, University of Iowa, Anesthesia Perioperative Informatics, 2010-present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2008-2012
  • Visiting Clinical Instructor, University of Michigan, Anesthesia, 2007-2008
  • Specialist Registrar, York District Hospital, Anesthesiology, 2006-2007
  • Specialist Registrar, Hull Royal Infirmary, Anesthesiology, 2004-2006
  • Senior House Officer, Salisbury District Hospital, Anesthesiology, 2003-2004
  • Senior House Officer, Scunthorpe General Hospital, Anesthesiology, 2003-2004
  • Lecturer, St. John's Medical College, Anesthesia, 2002-2003
  • Registrar, Kikabhai Institute of Cardiology, Cardiac Intensive Care, 2002
  1. Marian AA, Bayman EO, Gillett A, Hadder B, Todd MM: The influence of the type and design of the anesthesia record on ASA physical status scores in surgical patients: paper records vs. electronic anesthesia records. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2016 Mar; 16:29

  2. Marian AA, Ranganath Y, Bayman EO, Senasu J, Brennan TJ: A Comparison of 2 Ultrasound-Guided Approaches to the Saphenous Nerve Block: Adductor Canal Versus Distal Transsartorial: A Prospective, Randomized, Blinded, Noninferiority Trial. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2015 Jun; 40(5):623-30

  3. Marian AA, Dexter F, Tucker P, Todd MM: Comparison of alphabetical versus categorical display format for medication order entry in a simulated touch screen anesthesia information management system: an experiment in clinician-computer interaction in anesthesia. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2012 May; 12:46