Dr. Mary Newman is a Board Certified anesthesiologist who began practice in 1997. She started her career as a Board Certified pediatrician in 1993 and is well trained in the care of children. She switched to the practice of anesthesia after a one year mission trip to Papua New Guinea where she was first introduced to the field of anesthesia. Dr. Newman completed her residency at Vanderbilt and has spent the last 17 years in an ambulatory surgery setting. She also has 10 years of experience as medical director.