Vicente Garcia Tomas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine in the Division of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine. He completed his medical school training at the University of Valencia in Spain, and subsequently underwent residency training at Case Western Reserve University, followed by fellowship in regional anesthesia at Johns Hopkins, where he has served in the capacity of Assistant Professor as well as Assistant Residency Program Director. Dr. Garcia Tomas’ clinical focus is on the application of regional anesthesia to different procedures and its impact on clinical outcomes. His current research projects include comparison of general anesthesia and regional anesthesia for orthopedic procedures. He has several publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as book chapters in the field of regional anesthesia, and has participated as Associate Faculty at international regional anesthesia symposiums. At a departmental level, Dr. Garcia Tomas is leading quality improvement initiatives to facilitate and expand the role of regional anesthesia across JHH.