Lissette Pichardo, MD Title: Anesthesiologist Education: University of Pennsylvania, New Jersey Medical School Expertise: Anesthesiology Board-certified anesthesiologistMember of the Fold Humanism Honor Society Experience Lissette Pichardo, MD, administers anesthesia in the pediatric ENT, dental cases, OB epidurals/spinal, colonoscopies/endoscopies, and more at St. Barnabas Hospital. She began her career as an intern at Allegheny West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania before working as an anesthesiologist in The Bronx, New York. Dr. Pichardo is passionate about working in a hospital only a few miles away from where she grew up. In her work, she employs her bilingualism and bi-culturalism to help benefit the patient population at SBH. She is proud to give back by caring for the patients in the community she grew up in. Education Dr. Pichardo earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her medical degree from Rutgers University. Dr. Pichardo completed her anesthesiology residency at Maimonides Medical Center. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.