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Edwin J. Villamater, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:



UMMC, S11C00

Phone (Primary):

(410) 448-7120


(410) 448-7101

Education and Training

M.D., May 1990, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
B.S., Biology, June 1986 Magna cum Laude, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia
Trinity College, Oxford University, Summer 1985, pursued extra-curricular studies in English Literature.
Residency in Anesthesiology, University of Maryland Hospitals, Baltimore, Maryland, July 1, 1991-June 3, 1994.
Subspecialties: Obstetrical Anesthesia, Acute and Chronic Pain.
Internship in Internal Medicine, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, June 24, 1990-June 23, 1991.


Chief - Anesthesiology, Kernan Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2003 - September 2018

Chief -Department of Anesthesia, Northwest Medical Center. Baltimore, Maryland, March 2003- present

President -Hunt Valley Anesthesia Associates, January, 1999-January, 2002
Management of the private practice of a hospital-based and ambulatory-based anesthesia group.

Director of Anesthesia Services, Lutherville SurgiCenter. Lutherville, Maryland, November 1998- February 2003.

Attending Anesthesiologist, The Good Samaritan Hospital. Baltimore, Maryland, July, 1994- February, 2003.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, University of Maryland School of Medicine. Baltimore, Maryland. July, 1994-present.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor, University of Maryland Medical System, AS Training Center, January 1993-2000

Highlighted Publications

Samet RE, Villamater E. Eight Ball, Corner Pocket for Ultrasound-Guided Supraclavicular Block: High Risk for a Scratch. Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine. 2007. In Press.

Barnas, G.M., Watson, R.J., Sequeria, A. J., Gilbert, T.M., Villamater, E.J., Kent, J.A. Lung and chest wall mechanical properties before and after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. Journal of Applied Physiology. 76(1):166-175,1994.

Mascia, M.F., Matjasko, M.J., Villamater, E.J., Mia, R.J. Emergency Airway Management by Anesthesiologists. Presented at the American Society of Anesthesia Annual Meeting, 1993.

Mivacurium chloride: Clinical Evaluation of Neuromuscular Blockade During Surgery. Clinical Research under the direction of David Schreibman, M.D., and Douglas Martz, M.D. in conjunction with Burroughs Wellcome CO. 1994.