The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Anesthesiology

Carrie Polin, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Obstetric Anesthesiology

Clinical Focus

Obstetric Anesthesiology


Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine, 2009

Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2010

Anesthesiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2013

Obstetric Anesthesiology, Duke University, 2014


American Board of Anesthesiology, 2014

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology

Book Chapter

Polin CM, Hambright AA, McConville PO: Anesthesia for cesarean delivery. In: Anesthesiology: A Practical Approach. New York: Springer International Publishing, 487-496, 2018.

Current Presentations

Swengel J, Polin C, Towers C. An opioid-free cesarean delivery in the opioid addicted parturient with the use of the quadratus lumborum block: A Case Report. Presented at Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology; 2019 May 1-5; Phoenix, AZ.

Black TL, Polin CM, Perkerson JM. Use it or lose it: Successful management of intrathecal catheter in an achondroplastic dwarf. Presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY Annual Meeting; 2018 Oct 13-17; San Francisco, CA.

Polin CM. Crisis in the L&D suite, now what? Presented at Tennessee Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Conference (Invited Lecture); 2018 Feb 24-25; Nashville, TN.


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