Meet the Pediatric Anesthesiology Team

The Nicklaus Children's Hospital pediatric anesthesia department is staffed with highly-skilled and experienced specialists. Meet the team of pediatric anesthesiologists.

Department Chief


Christopher F Tirotta, MD

Chief, Department of Anesthesiology
Director, Cardiac Anesthesia

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Pediatric anesthesiology, pre-operative education of children, clinical research


Cardiac Anesthesiologists


Richard G. Lagueruela, MD

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist
Director, Anesthesia Credentialing

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Pediatric cardiac anesthesia, heart and lung transplants


Nelson R Riveros Perez, MD

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist

Primary Office: Miami


Learn more about our Pediatric Cardiology Team.

Pediatric Anesthesiologists


W. Christian Bauer, MD

Anesthesia Director, Minor Procedures Suites

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Craniofacial surgery, cardiovascular surgery


Romulo M. Cuy Jr, MD

Director, Sedation

Primary Office: Miami


Rafael E Gonzalez, MD

Director, Pain Management

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Anesthesiologist 


Luis Miguel Mendoza, MD

Anesthesia Director, Main Operating Room

Primary Office: Miami


Frank K Wang, MD

Director, Resident Education

Primary Office: Miami


Peggy J. Hui, MD

Director, Ambulatory Surgery Center

Primary Office: Miami


Debera S Hui, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Primary Office: Miami


Jason Alan Mishal, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Primary Office: Miami


Eylin M. Negrin, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Primary Office: Miami


Parvine Sadeghi, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Primary Office: Miami


See all Pediatric Anesthesiologists on the Nicklaus Children's Hospital medical staff.

 A physician identified with a Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists logo is an employee of Nicklaus Children's Health System. All other physicians listed on the website are in private medical practices.