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Where do AAs practice?

Anesthesiologist Assistants now work in eighteen states. In those states where anesthesiologist assistants practice, they work under either delegatory provisions of a medical practice act or regulations derived from a medical practice act.


The states (and territory) in which AAs work by a license, regulation, and/or certification are:

  • Alabama
  • Colorado

  • District of Columbia

  • Florida

  • Georgia

  • Guam
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky

  • Missouri

  • New Mexico (university hospital settings)
  • North Carolina

  • Ohio

  • Oklahoma

  • South Carolina

  • Vermont
  • Wisconsin


The states in which AAs are granted practice privilege through physician delegation (meaning the anesthesiologist can delegate specific anesthesia tasks to an AA):

  • Michigan

  • New Hampshire

  • Texas

  • West Virginia​