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Kevin de la Roza, MD, is a pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist at The Heart Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. He is board certified in anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology.
Dr. de la Roza is a graduate of the University of Florida and received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in 2004. Following a surgical internship at Orlando Regional Medical Center, Dr. de la Roza completed his anesthesia residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in 2008. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesia at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. de la Roza is an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. He is also fluent in Spanish. ,
Dr. de la Roza is the co-creator of EASE (Electronic Access to Surgical Events), a HIPAA-compliant messaging app that updates families on the status of patients undergoing medical procedures.
He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society, and the Florida Society of Anesthesiology. Dr. de la Roza specializes in anesthesiology for all types of complicated pediatric surgery with a special interest in the care of neonatal and pediatric patients with congenital heart disease.