Thomas Archer, MD, MBA
Anesthesia Evaluation Lead
Dr. Archer is a clinical professor of anesthesiology at UC San Diego and the director of Obstetric Anesthesia. He loves being part of the maternity team at UC San Diego, taking care of mothers-to-be, working closely with obstetricians, nurses and midwives, teaching residents, and conducting research. One of his research interests is in the use of ultrasound to facilitate the placement of spinal and epidural blocks in overweight patients whose spinal landmarks are difficult to palpate. Dr. Archer has also worked with Dr. LaCoursiere and the maternity team to develop a Weight and Wellness Bundle for the integrated and comprehensive care of overweight patients while they are being cared for in UC San Diego Health’s labor and delivery suite.