Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Deputy Chief of Anesthesiology
Ben Taub Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
Director of Regional Anesthesia
Ben Taub Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
Co-Director of Acute Pain Management Service
Ben Taub Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States


BS from Tulane University
Chemical Engineering
MD from University Of Texas Health Sciences Center
Anesthesiology Residency from Baylor College Of Medicine
Regional Anesthesia Fellowship from Hospital For Special Surgery
MBA from West Texas A&M College of Business
Healthcare Administration Emphasis


The American Board of Anesthesiology

Honors & Awards

Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P. Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching and Evaluation 2013
Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation
STAR Award for Excellence in Patient Care
Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists

Professional Interests

  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Clinical Research
  • Educational Research

Professional Statement

Dr. Jaime Ortiz practices Anesthesiology at Ben Taub Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. He serves as Director of Regional Anesthesia and as Co-Director of the Acute Pain Management Service. He enjoys teaching residents and students in the perioperative setting.

Dr. Ortiz has taught at regional anesthesia workshops at local, national and international meetings. He is a member of the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists’ Editorial Committee. He is also a member of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia's Website and Social Media Committee. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Anesthetics and Anesthesiology, and serves as an Ad Hoc Reviewer for several national and international journals.

Dr. Ortiz’s research interests include acute pain management, ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia, simulation, and improving resident education.

Selected Publications


American Society of Anesthesiologists
Texas Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
American Medical Association
Beta Gamma Sigma, The International Business Honor Society