Dr. M-Irfan Suleman is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include pediatric anesthesia and pediatric pain management, and he is a nationally and internationally recognized physician in these fields.
He serves as the director of pediatric regional anesthesia and the director of pediatric chronic pain interventional management at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. He is also the medical director of the Multidisciplinary Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Clinic at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Dr. Suleman completed his anesthesiology residency training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and received an Excellence in Pediatric Anesthesia 2008 Award at his graduation. He completed his pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH)/UAMS in 2009. He continued to work as a pediatric anesthesiologist at ACH, where he developed a pediatric regional anesthesia program and served as its director. He is board certified by the Diplomat of American Board of Anesthesiology (2011) and Pediatric Anesthesiology (2014).
As his interest in pediatric pain grew, Dr. Suleman decided to expand his skills further to include multidisciplinary chronic pediatric pain management and chronic pediatric interventional pain management. He completed his pediatric pain fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard University.
Dr. Suleman completed a teaching scholar program and is actively involved in teaching residents, fellows and faculty. He was awarded the Dean’s Resident Teaching Award in 2013.