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
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
  • Operating Room Efficieny
  • Quality Improvement
  • Point-of-care applications of ultrasound

Professional Statement

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

Dr. Ortiz teaches regularly at local, national and international anesthesiology meetings. He is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. He has served on editorial boards and as an ad hoc reviewer for several anesthesiology journals.

Dr. Ortiz’s academic, clinical and research interests include acute pain management, ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia, point-of-care applications of ultrasound, simulation, resident education, quality improvement and operating room efficiency.

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