Mitra Heshmati, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Assistant Professor, Biological Structure

Multispecialty Anesthesiology

UW Medical Center - Montlake

About Me

Principal Investigator, Heshmati Research Group

Assistant Professor, Biological Structure

Affiliate Faculty, Center for Neurobiology of Addiction, Pain, and Emotion (NAPE)

Practice Goal
To provide outstanding, evidence-based anesthesia care tailored to each patient’s needs.

Website: Heshmati Research Group

Focus: Neuroscience of arousal and reward

Location: UW Health Sciences


Medical School
Medical Scientist Training Program, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, PhD 2015 and MD 2017

Graduate School
Lincoln Hospital Transitional Year, 2017-18; University of Washington Anesthesiology Residency, 2018-2021

Bonica Scholar, University of Washington, 2019-2021

Board Certification
Anesthesiology Board Certified in 2022

Raising 3 kids, swimming, beach trips, farmer’s markets, coffee