Dr. Maria Konen is the CEO of MCK Anesthesia, PLLC and is your Nurse Anesthesiologist fairy Godmother! She has over 16 years' experience as a Nurse Anesthesiologist with a Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice providing anesthetic care to patients undergoing surgical, obstetrical, endoscopic, radiological, and emergent procedures. Maria found her true passion in cosmetic surgery after she met Dr. Stiller in 2006 and has been working alongside him for the last 16 years. At our facility, Maria performs MAC sedation however is proficient in general, neuraxial, and ultrasound guided regional anesthesia. She is knowledgeable in non-opioid, opioid sparing, and enhanced recovery after surgery techniques.
Maria has been on multiple medical missions and is a published author. She is the president-elect for the Idaho Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Her unique experience in providing anesthesia for transgender surgeries led to her creation of an Enhanced Recovery After surgery protocol to decrease or eliminate the use of narcotics in the surgical process and postoperative recovery. Maria has perfected her craft and excels in making sure all patients are safe and have the best experience possible. Her passion shines through every patient encounter she has, ensuring her patients feel supported and comfortable before and after surgery.