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Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

News releases


March 18, 2014 - Dr. Philip Phu and Dr. Niroop Ravula are presenting a poster at the Fourth Annual UC Davis Healthcare Quality Forum:  Factors associated with prolonged Post Anesthesia Care Unit length of Stay at the Children’s Surgery Center of UC Davis Medical Center.

March 7-9, 2014 - Dr. Rajvinder Dhamrait and Dr. Sarah Maclean both presented problem-based learning discussions at the Society of Pediatric Anesthesiiology Meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.   The title of their presentation:  When is an Inhaled Foreign Body Not Just an Inhaled Foreign Body?

March 2014 - Dr. Amir Amini is on a Rotaplast mission to Guatemala City, Guatemala providing anesthesia support for cleft palate surgeries.

August 12, 2011 - Dr. Hong Liu, member of the health system's International Collaborations Advisory Committee, was instrumental in fostering a relationship with the Nanjing Medical University.  His involvement, along with other health system officials, has resulted in this visit and a memorandum of understanding to improve their country's health-care delivery system.

Cardiovascular anesthesiologist and international humanitarian honored with public service 
May 5, 2011- Dr. Neal Fleming has a long history of donating his time working with Rotaplast International to repair facial deformities in children.

Our anesthesiology team provided support for the world's second documented voicebox transplant. Brenda Jensen can taste and smell for the first time in eighteen years. 
January 20, 2011- Read more about the surgery and view additional information on the procedure.