Steve Hill, M.D.

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Management
  • Pain Management


Steven E. Hill, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management and the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in cardiothoracic anesthesiology and cardiovascular intensive care.

Dr. Hill earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Tripler Army Medical Center followed by advanced training in critical care medicine through separate fellowships at the Letterman Army Medical Center and the University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals. He then performed a residency in anesthesiology at Duke University Medical Center. 

Board certified in internal medicine, critical care medicine, and perioperative transesophageal echocardiography, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2013. 

Dr. Hill is Director of the Anesthesiology Department’s Division of Critical Care Medicine and Co-Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at UT Southwestern. He is also a member of the critical care echocardiography exam writing committee for the National Board of Echocardiography. 

He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. 

Dr. Hill has delivered scores of international and national presentations, co-authored the book Board Stiff Too: Preparing for the Anesthesia Orals, and published numerous academic articles related to cardiac surgery and patient blood management.

In 2014, he earned the Chairman's Recognition Award from the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at UT Southwestern.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1982-1986)
  • Internship - Tripler Army Medical Center (1986-1987), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - Tripler Army Medical Center (1987-1989), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - Letterman Army Medical Center (1989-1990), Critical Care Medicine
  • Fellowship - University of Utah (1990-1991), Critical Care Medicine
  • Residency - Duke University Hospital (1994-1997), Anesthesiology

Clinical Focus

  • Pain Management

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