Paul Picton, MD, MRCP, FRCA

David W. Learned Collegiate Professor, Anesthesiology
Clinical Assistant Professor,  Anesthesiology
Director, Transplant Anesthesia
Director, Vascular Anesthesia
Chair, UMHS Transfusion Committee


Dr. Paul Picton is a David W. Learned Collegiate Professor and Clinical Assistant Professor within the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan.  In 1990, he received an undergraduate Honours Degree in Anatomy and Cell Biology from the University of Sheffield, UK.  Afterwards, he attended Sheffield University Medical School and received a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery in 1993.  Following internship at Sheffield University Hospitals he completed a residency in hospital medicine at Southampton University Hospitals in 1997 and obtained board certification in hospital medicine (MRCP).  He then completed a residency in anesthesiology at the Wessex School of Anaesthesia (Southampton University Hospitals) in 2006 and completed boards certification in anesthesiology (FRCA).  He was Senior Clinical Fellow in Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Anesthesia at the Institute of Liver Studies, Kings College Hospital, London before moving to the United States in 2006. 

He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Director of Transplant Anesthesia, Director of Vascular Anesthesia and Chair of the UMHS Transfusion Committee.

His research interests include cerebral oxygenation, cerebral injury, renal injury related to liver transplantation and the modulation of intra-operative transfusion practice.