Dr David Auyong

Dr. Auyong is the Medical Director of the Lindeman Ambulatory Surgery Center and Section Head of Orthopedic Anesthesiology at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA.  His research focuses on improving patient outcomes with regional anesthesia, most recently with blocks like the continuous adductor canal block and suprascapular nerve block. David focuses his efforts in two programs within his hospital that incorporate best practices to improve outcomes: The Total Joint Steering Committee and leading the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program. He has co-authored a popular textbook, Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia, now in its second edition.


Aside from his academic work, David is often recognized by his videos on YouTube describing ultrasound guided regional anesthesia approaches to many different nerve blocks. David completed his anesthesia residency and Acute Pain Medicine / Regional Anesthesia fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, in Durham, North Carolina, USA.