NAPA’s Clavio Ascari, MD Named as Richmond Magazine Top Doctor for Third Consecutive Year

North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) announced today that leading anesthesiologist Clavio Ascari, MD was selected by Richmond Magazine as a Top Doctor in the anesthesiology category for the third consecutive year. Richmond Magazine featured Top Doctors in its April 2016 issue. The local, peer- nominated by award is dedicated to honoring professional healthcare experts who demonstrate clinical excellence and deliver the highest standards of patient care.

“It is an honor to have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 Richmond Magazine Top Doctors list,” said Dr. Ascari. “It is extremely gratifying to be recognized yet again by my peers and it remains a privilege to work alongside my skilled and compassionate colleagues. I congratulate my fellow honorees for their dedicated efforts in furthering excellent patient care.”

Each year, Richmond Magazine asks local physicians in Central Virginia to recommend their peers in 85 different categories. This year, 448 physicians were selected based on area of specialty.

Clavio Ascari, MD, serves as a Chief of Anesthesia for North American Partners in Anesthesia. Dr. Ascari is also the Medical Director of Operating Rooms at a community hospital and the Director at its affiliated ambulatory surgery center. Prior to joining NAPA, he held several leadership positions at Total Anesthesia/Anesthesia Associates of Richmond, including serving as Vice President and Chairman of the practice. Dr. Ascari is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is a member of the ASA and the Virginia Society of Anesthesiologists. Dr. Ascari received his Doctorate of Medicine at University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, VA, where he was awarded the Douglas J. Eastwood Award for Excellence in Anesthesiology. Dr. Ascari went on to fulfill his residency at University of Virginia Health Sciences Center and became the recipient of the Korbin Award for Excellence in Clinical Research.

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As a clinician-led organization, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is redefining healthcare, delivering unsurpassed excellence to its partners and patients every day. In three decades, NAPA has grown to become the nation’s leading single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management company, serving more than one million patients annually in more than 200 healthcare facilities throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Southeast. Our highly skilled teams of clinicians participate in groundbreaking leadership development and customer service training programs to deliver optimal results to patients, surgeons, healthcare administrators and staff. Through our exceptional perioperative leadership, research, innovations and state-of-the-art technologies, NAPA offers real solutions driven by evidence-based outcomes to dramatically accelerate operational efficiencies, increase satisfaction ratings and enhance safety and profitability. For more information, please visit


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Founded in 1986 by the anesthesia group from Long Island’s North Shore University Hospital, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is now the leading specialty anesthesia management company in the United States. Our basic charter is simple. NAPA partners with hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and physician offices to provide anesthesia services and perioperative leadership that enhance operating room performance, revenue, and patient and surgeon satisfaction. Our ability to consistently deliver on this partnership model has created NAPA’s stellar reputation nationwide.