Dr. Sarah Hodges

Lead for Anesthesia & Critical Care / Zimbabwe

Dr. Sarah Hodges serves as the Lead for Anesthesia and Critical Care for the CURE network and practices at CURE Zimbabwe. In her role, she develops and maintains the highest standards in anesthesia care—ensuring safe surgery and recovery for all CURE’s patients. 

Dr. Sarah received her medical degree at Liverpool University Medical School in Liverpool. She then started training in anesthesia and obtained her diploma in anesthetics from the Royal College of Anaesthetists. After working for a few years, Dr. Sarah and her husband, Dr. Andrew Hodges (lead plastic and reconstructive surgeon for the CURE network), moved to Uganda where they served in a mission hospital for several years. 

They returned to the UK in 1998 where Dr. Sarah resumed her postgraduate training in anesthesia and passed her final exams with the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 2002. Dr. Sarah and Dr. Andrew returned to Uganda in 2005 and served in several hospitals throughout the country. Dr. Sarah specializes in pediatric anesthesia, with a special interest in the difficult airway. She has also been involved in advocating for improved anesthesia provision in low- and middle-income countries. 

In 2020, the Hodges moved to the Philippines, where they joined the team at Tebow CURE. There, Dr. Sarah led a team of anesthesiologists. The Hodges moved to Bulawayo, where they serve with CURE Zimbabwe, in 2023.