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Edwin Avery, MD

Specialty: Anesthesiology

Edwin Avery, MD
  • Chairman, Transfusion Committee, UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
  • Chairman, Transfusion Committee, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Chief Anesthesia Officer, Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute, University Hospitals
  • Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
  • Vice Chairman, Clinical Research Operations, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center



UH Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106



  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
  • Clinical Trials Research
  • Transfusion Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology


Fellowship | Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
Cardiothoracic Anesthesia - Massachusetts General Hospital (2000 - 2001)

Residency | Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology - Massachusetts General Hospital (1997 - 2000)

Internship | Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - California Pacific Medical Center (1996 - 1997)

Medical Education
New York Medical College (1996)

University Of California Davis (1991)

Languages Spoken


Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Edwin Avery disclosed the following Outside Relationships with Industry:

  • - Covidien - Consulting
  • - Chiesi - Honoraria
  • - Medtronic, Inc. - Honoraria