Richard Flowers, DNP, CRNA, is a certified registered nurse anesthetist who has completed a doctor of nursing program. He specializes in obstetrics anesthesia and nurse anesthesia education.
A calming presence, he enjoys his unique profession, which combines the compassion of nursing and the specialty of anesthesia. He is humbled daily by the privilege he has to help people on their journey to wellness and believes in evidence-based care delivered with empathy and confidence.
Outside of work, he enjoys fine food and wine, especially with family and friends. Also, he enjoys the beach, mountains and the places in between.
“Nurse anesthesia is a unique profession – it is both an art and a science. I’ve spent most of my career honing the art and practicing the science of OB anesthesia. I like to think I have a unique ability to be a calming presence during otherwise stressful situations.” – Richard Flowers, DNP, CRNA