USAP Celebrates CRNAs during National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week

Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Jan. 26, 2016 – This week, U.S. Anesthesia Partners (“USAP”), the nation’s largest anesthesia-focused, single-specialty physician services organization, celebrates its 850 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) during the 17th Annual National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week. 

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists launched its inaugural CRNA Appreciation Week in January 2000 to shine a spotlight on the valuable contributions CRNAs make to quality patient care.​ Working alongside anesthesiologists, surgeons and operating room staff, nurse anesthetists have been providing patients with personalized, attentive anesthesia care for more than 150 years.

“At USAP, we recognize the pride and dedication our CRNAs make each day in delivering compassionate, safe, high-quality anesthesia care,” says Mike Friguletto, President, US Anesthesia Partners. “CRNAs are an important and valued asset of our clinical teams. During this 17th Annual Recognition Week, we want to recognize their contributions in consistently achieving the high standards we seek in quality patient care across USAP each day.”

“We believe that we have the finest Nurse Anesthetists in the country,” says Kris Bratberg, CEO, US Anesthesia Partners. “We appreciate the hard work, dedication and valuable contributions they make to our organization each and every day.”

US Anesthesia Partners is an employer of choice for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists across the country. For information on job opportunities with USAP, please visit careers at 

About U.S. Anesthesia Partners

US Anesthesia Partners is a physician-services organization that is dedicated to providing high-quality perioperative. USAP partners with leading physician groups and provides the capital resources, infrastructure and business expertise needed to position them for continued growth and success in their markets. USAP’s physician partners maintain governance of their practice and collectively own approximately fifty percent of USAP.

US Anesthesia Partners affiliated physician groups share operational and clinical best practices helping to facilitate the delivery of consistent, quality services for patients, surgeons, facilities and payers. USAP’s 2,000 anesthesia providers serve healthcare facilities in Florida, Texas and Colorado. USAP’s capital partner is Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, an investment firm with significant experience investing in and building leading healthcare companies. Visit to learn more.

U.S. Anesthesia Partners Contacts:
Melissa Huntermark
Director, Marketing & Communications
(713) 458-432