Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Division of Liver Transplant/Vascular Anesthesia
Division of General Anesthesia
Dr. Alexander Doyal, MD, MPH, FASA is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Liver Transplant and Vascular Anesthesia. Clinically, his interests include POCUS (point of care ultrasound), medical simulation education, and clinical care for patients undergoing liver transplant surgery, major vascular surgery, major oncological surgeries, and regional anesthesia. His research focuses mainly on topics related to patient safety and medical equipment. He is interested in utilizing Big Data for research. He is also interested in global health equity and collaborative international medicine initiatives.
Dr. Doyal has a keen interest in resident education and mentorship. He has received multiple awards for teaching from the UNC Department of Anesthesiology, including the Faculty Honor Roll and Best Intraoperative Teacher. He is also a member of the UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators and the Society for Education in Anesthesia.
Residency: University of Virginia Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Master of Public Health: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hil (Chapel Hill, NC)
Undergraduate: The College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
What was your greatest recent accomplishment?
Serving as a Moderator of Medically Challenging Cases at the annual meeting of the ASA.
Teaching a PBLD and serving as a Moderator of Medically Challenging Cases and Quality Improvement Projects at the annual meeting of the ASA.
What national committees are you part of?
American Society of Anesthesiology Global Health Equity
Society for Education in Anesthesia Global Health
Perioperative Clinical Research Committee – Multicentered Perioperative Outcomes Group (MPOG)
What honors have you received?
UNC Department of Anesthesiology Resident Education Faculty Honor Roll
UNC Department of Anesthesiology Best Intraoperative Teacher
American Society of Anesthesiology POCUS Mentor
UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators
What leadership positions do you hold in the department?
Director of Anesthesia Urology Rotation
Director of Medical Student POCUS Rotation, MEDI 547
ERAS (enhanced recovery after surgery) for Urology Department Leader
New education, degrees, certifications, etc. obtained:
Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (FASA)
Diagnostic Point of Care Cardiac Ultrasound Certificate
Diagnostic Point of Care Pulmonary Ultrasound Certificate
Diagnostic Point of Care Gastric Ultrasound Certificate
Anesthesia for Liver Transplants
Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery
Anesthesia for Urology
Point of Care Ultrasound
Simulation Education of Critical Intraoperative Events