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Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Joseph Antognini, M.D., M.B.A.

 

Clinical/Research Interests

Dr. Antognini's clinical interests include the mechanisms of anesthesia and factors that influence anesthetic requirements. His research focuses on the effects of selective delivery of anesthetics to the brain, anesthetic effects on the electroencephalogram and pain processing in the spinal cord.

Title:

Professor
Interim Director, Perioperative Services

Specialty:

Anesthesiology

Address:

UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA  95817

Phone:

916-734-5031

Education:

University of Southern California School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
M.D. 1984
 
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, California
A.B. 1980

Internships:

UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, California
1984
Anesthesiology

Residency:

UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, California
1987
Chief Resident, Anesthesiology

Board Certifications:

American Board of Anesthesiology

Professional Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists
California Society of Anesthesiologists

Select Recent Publications:

2009 Talavera JA, Esser SK, Amzica F, Hill S, Antognini JF. Modeling the GABAergic action of etomidate on the thalamocortical system. Anesth Analg, 108(1): 160-7.

2009 Barter LS, Mark LO, Antognini JF. Proprioceptive function is more sensitive than motor function to desflurane anesthesia. Anesth Analg, 108(3): 867-72.

2009 Kungys G, Kim J, Jinks SL, Atherley RJ, Antognini JF. Propofol produces immobility via action in the ventral horn of the spinal cord by a GABAergic mechanism. Anesth Analg, 108(5): 1531-7.

2009 Rivera R, Antognini JF. Perioperative drug therapy in elderly patients. Anesthesiology, 110(5): 1176-81.

2009 Barter LS, Carstens EE, Jinks SL, Antognini JF. Rat dorsal horn nociceptive-specific neurons are more sensitive than wide dynamic range neurons to depression by immobilizing doses of volatile anesthetics: an effect partially reversed by the opioid receptor antagonist naloxone. Anesth Analg, 109(2): 641-7.

2009 Judge O, Hill S, Antognini JF. Modeling the effects of midazolam on cortical and thalamic neurons. Neurosci Lett, 464(2): 135-9.

2009 Jinks SL, Carstens E, Antognini JF. Nitrous oxide-induced analgesia does not influence nitrous oxide's immobilizing requirements. Anesth Analg, 109(4): 1111-6.

2010 Tautz TJ, Urwyler A, Antognini JF. Case Scenario: Increased End-tidal Carbon Dioxide - A Diagnostic Dilemma. Anesthesiology, 112(2): 440-6.

2010 Singh A, Antognini JF. Perioperative pharmacology in elderly patients. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol, 23(4): 449-54.

2010 Lichtor JL, Antognini JF (Eds). Anesthesia Literature Review: "Perioperative Medicine." Anesthesiology, 112(1): 198-200.

2010 Lichtor JL, Antognini JF (Eds). Anesthesia Literature Review: "Perioperative Medicine." Anesthesiology, 112(2): 449-51.

2010 Lichtor JL, Antognini JF (Eds). Anesthesia Literature Review: "Perioperative Medicine." Anesthesiology, 112(3): 748-9.

2010 Lichtor JL, Antognini JF (Eds). Anesthesia Literature Review: "Perioperative Medicine." Anesthesiology, 112(4): 980-1.

2010 Lichtor JL, Antognini JF (Eds). Anesthesia Literature Review, "Perioperative Medicine" Anesthesiology, 112(5): 1271-3.

2010 Lichtor JL, Antognini JF (Eds). Anesthesia Literature Review: "Perioperative Medicine." Anesthesiology, 112(6): 1519-20.

2010 Lichtor JL, Antognini JF (Eds). Anesthesia Literature Review: "Perioperative Medicine." Anesthesiology, 113(3): 758-9.

2011 Antognini JF. Anesthetic action: The importance of the spinal cord to immobility. Vet J, 187(2): 151-2.

2011 Lichtor JL, Antognini JF (Eds). Anesthesia Literature Review: "Perioperative Medicine." Anesthesiology, 114(3): 682-4.