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Maria Fuertes, MD

Maria Fuertes, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology


American Board of Anesthesiology

Medical School:

Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland


  • Pediatric Anesthesia: SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis University, St. Louis
  • Pediatric Anesthesia: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Additional areas of special interest include:

  • Use of multimodal analgesia
  • Different techniques to improve the management of after-surgery pain
  • Regional anesthesia
  • Non-opioid analgesics to promote improved patient satisfaction and quicker hospital discharge

Get to Know Your Provider

VIDEO: Maria Fuertes, MD – Anesthesiology

"My goal is to have a unique provider of care relationship with my patients. I want to know what they need and advocate for their wishes. I work with colleagues, parents and nurses to ensure our patients receive the best treatment and hospital experience. I also help the parents and patients manage the physical and emotional response to their health conditions and illness. I respect and value my patients’ cultural and spiritual beliefs, and maintain their privacy and confidentiality."