Anesthesia Associates of Topeka

Anesthesia Associates of Topeka (AAOT) was incorporated in 1969 by Dr. William Martin, Dr. Joseph Gootee, Dr. Richard Field, Dr. Dean Peterson and Dr. Robert Keys. Our group provides anesthesia services at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center (Level II Trauma Center), ExcellENT Surgery Center, and Stormont-Vail Single Day Surgery. The pain clinic is located in Stormont Vail Regional Health Center. We currently have ten full-time anesthesiologists and twenty certified registered nurse anesthetists.

We provide anesthesia services for a number of different specialties. These include Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery, Orthopedic surgery, General surgery, Otolaryngology (ENT), Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urologic surgery, Pediatric surgery, Neurosurgery, and Trauma surgery.

AAOT Anesthesiologists


Brock A. Alexander, MD

Board eligible: American Board of Anesthesiology
Residency: Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Matthew A. Caldwell, PharmD, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology
ABA subspeciality Certification in Pain Management
Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Pain Management Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Amanda L. Colgan, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology

ABA subspeciality Certification in Pain Management
Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Pain Management Fellowship: Fletcher-Allen Healthcare, Burlington VT

Ryan M. Grimes, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology
Residency: University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI


Ian J. Kucera, MD PharmD
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology
Doctor of Pharmacy University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
Residency: Texas Tech Health Sciences Center


Joshua N. Nordstrom, DO
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology
Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiogram Certification
Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center, Wichita, KS
Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship: Scott and White Medical Center, Temple, TX

Deepak S. Parulkar, MD
Residency: University of Ilinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Chia-Hsun Tsai, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology
Residency: University of Massachusetts, Worchester, MA

Charles W. Waugh, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology
Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS


Andrew R. Wiksten, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology
Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


For our employees:
Anesthesia Scheduler

If you are interest in a position with our group please contact us.

Anesthesia Associates of Topeka
823 Mulvane Suite 210
Topeka, KS 66606
785-235-3451

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