Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine / Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Arkansas Children’s Hospital / University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Dr. Destiny F. Chau is a board-certified anesthesiologist and pediatric anesthesiologist. She is currently a Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. After graduating with the highest honors with an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering, Dr. Chau earned her medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2002. She finished anesthesiology residency training in 2006 at this institution and later completed a pediatric cardiac anesthesiology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Since then, she has dedicated her professional time to advancing clinical medicine and medical education at national and international levels. Dr. Chau regularly participates in short-term medical and surgical initiatives in low- and middle-resourced areas with a focus on service and education. Dr. Chau held several leadership positions at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and Eastern Virginia Medical School prior to joining the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences as a Fellowship Program Director in 2020.