Joanna Schindler, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Medical Director

PreAdmissions Testing, Grady Hospital

Grady Memorial Hospital

80 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Phone: 404-616-5016


Dr. Joanna Schindler is the medical director of the preadmissions testing clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital. Her clinical goals and responsibilities include working to create a more streamlined and efficient approach to the preoperative patient by developing guidelines for preoperative testing, supervising physicians assistants who evaluate all outpatients presenting to Grady for surgical and interventional procedures, and meeting with various services in the hospital to develop a streamlined, interdisciplinary approach to managing complex patients.

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Internship: Emory University Transitional Year, Atlanta, GA

Residency: Emory University Department of Anesthesiology, Atlanta, GA

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Preoperative assessment and testing
  • Anesthesia for general and subspecialty surgical services in the operating room
  • Anesthesia for neurointerventional radiology and gastroenterology suites
  • Anesthesia for pediatric burns
  • Obstetric anesthesia
  • Trauma anesthesia and massive transfusion
  • Acute pain services
  • Resident education