About Us


Physician Anesthesiologists in the Time of Coronavirus 

With over 3,000 members, the California Society of Anesthesiologists (CSA) is one of the largest and most influential medical professional societies in California and the nation.

CSA leaders and members are the trusted source - to our peers, the public and policymakers – of information concerning the practice of physician led anesthesiology.

What is anesthesiology?

What is the role of a physician anesthesiologist?   

CSA Mission Statement

The California Society of Anesthesiologists is a physician organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of the profession of anesthesiology, to fostering excellence through continuing medical education, and to serving as an advocate for anesthesiologists and their patients.

CSA Then

The California Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. is the recognized component society of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc., in the state of California. CSA was founded in 1948 and incorporated in 1953 as a voluntary, non-profit association of physicians interested in the practice of anesthesiology.

CSA Today

Today, the elected officers and Board of Directors are individuals dedicated to the preservation of the unique specialty of anesthesiology. The CSA works closely with the ASA to protect the interests of all anesthesiologists, on a national, state and local level.

CSA Bylaws

The CSA is the recognized component society of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, in the state of California.

Please contact the CSA Office at 916-290-5830 with any questions or comments.