CCI Leadership Team

Sonia Shishido


Vice President of Clinical Innovation and Implementation

Dr. Sonia Shishido, an anesthesiologist with a Doctor of Osteopathy from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed her Anesthesiology residency at the University of Utah, where she served as Chief Resident. She pursued a Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology fellowship at the University of Washington and is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Based at Adventist Health Columbia Gorge, Dr. Shishido served as Chief of Anesthesiology from 2021 to 2023. As the Vice President of Clinical Innovation and Implementation at CCI Anesthesia, she plays a vital role in shaping the future of anesthesiology practice.

Passionate about education, process improvement, and service, Dr. Shishido has been actively involved in committees and volunteer projects, receiving awards for her teaching contributions. Dr. Shishido emphasizes the impact of “how we do” in anesthesiology, believing education is key to positive practice evolution. She seeks to connect providers with meaningful education, fostering positive changes that contribute to professional respect and provider well-being.