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Dr. Anne Cossu

(757) 668-7320
Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology


Medical School: Suny Downstate Medical Center

Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital

Fellowship: George Washington University

Fellowship: Boston Children's Hospital


Dr. Cossu was was born and raised in Rhode Island where she spent her summers on the beautiful Naragansett Bay beaches. The Atlantic Ocean holds a special place in her heart.

Dr. Cossu’s passion is taking care of children with, or who need, mended hearts. She first became intrigued with congenital heart disease as a first year anesthesiology resident. During her pediatric anesthesia fellowship, she became determined to take care of children as a part of her career. She is continually inspired by the bravery of her patients and their families.

Dr. Cossu is honored to be joining CHKD and excited to be living on the Atlantic coast in the gorgeous state of Virginia.

Research Area
Regional Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Surgery Coagulation, Disturbances in Pediatric Patients After Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Clinical Interests
  • Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology
Honors & Awards
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology Educator of the Year (2014)
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Anesthesia Clerkship Award (2008)
Community Involvement
  • CCAS
  • SPA
  • SCA
  • ABA Pediatric Written Board Exam, Question Developer
  • ABA Oral Board Examiner
  • A Note From Dr. Cossu

    "I am enthralled to join a multi-specialty practice in the only stand-alone pediatric hospital in Virginia. CHKD has great potential in its partnership with UVA to create a top-notch congenital cardiac collaborative. I am excited to be part of the development of such a cardiac program for the infants, children, and young adults of Virginia. I bring great enthusiasm to a program that provides the most innovative and patient-centered care. I am passionate about my role as a pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist and look forward to growing this collaborative and generating a reputation of excellence nationally."

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