North American Partners in Anesthesia Fuels Further Growth in Virginia with Acquisition of Total Anesthesia

Melville-September 26, 2014

​North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), the largest single specialty anesthesia and perioperative management company in the United States, today announced Total Anesthesia, located in Richmond, VA, has joined NAPA. The addition of Total Anesthesia expands NAPA’s service to 14 hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic region and adds 80 clinicians to NAPA’s operations. NAPA now operates in well over 100 key locations across the US.

“Our partnership with Total Anesthesia is a natural progression of NAPA’s strategic intent to lead in anesthesia and perioperative services,” stated John F. Di Capua, MD, CEO of NAPA. “As a strong, high quality practice, Total will add tremendous value to NAPA in furthering our commitment to excellence. We look forward to working alongside our new partners and providing exceptional patient care and an extraordinary service experience to the Richmond community.”

Total Anesthesia is the exclusive anesthesia provider to Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Parham Doctors’ Hospital, Retreat Doctors’ Hospital, and Southside Regional Medical Center in addition to five ambulatory surgery centers in the Richmond metropolitan area.

“Today marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter for Total Anesthesia,” said Rafael Cartagena, MD, President of Total Anesthesia. “Over 40 years ago, our practice was founded with a focus on providing value to our customers through quality care and leadership. In this new era of healthcare, it was crucial for us to join an organization that could provide us with a platform to enhance this focus and drive greater value to our clients and patients. NAPA’s infrastructure and investments in quality and innovation will enable us to deliver on this mission. We are thrilled to be partnering with NAPA and look forward to the great possibilities that will result from our combined organizations.”

Total Anesthesia was advised by Cross Keys Capital and DLA Piper in this transaction. NAPA was advised by McDermott Will & Emery.

About North American Partners in Anesthesia

Founded in 1986, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is the leading single specialty anesthesia management company in the United States. NAPA is comprised of the most respected clinical staff, providing thousands of patients with superior and attentive care. The company is known for partnering with hospitals and other health care facilities across the nation to provide anesthesia services and perioperative leadership that maximize operating room performance, enhance revenue, and demonstrate consistent patient and surgeon satisfaction ratings. For more information, please visit