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Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Aubrey Yao, M.D.

Aubrey Yao 

Clinical/Research Interests

Dr. Yao has clinical interests in transesophageal echocardiography, resident education, and anesthesia simulation.  His research interests include non-invasive techniques for measuring cardiac output and non-invasive hemoglobin measurement.

Title:

Assistant Clinical Professor
Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship Program

Specialty:

Anesthesiology
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation:

Cardiovascular Services 

Address:

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

Phone:

916-734-5031

Education:

University of Missouri, Kansas City, School of Medicine
Kansas City, Missouri
M.D. 2001

Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
1997

Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
B.A. 1995

Residency:

University of California, Davis, Medical Center
Sacramento, California
2008-2009
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesiology

University of California, Davis, Medical Center
Sacramento, California
2005-2008
Anesthesiology

University of California, Davis, Medical Center
Sacramento, California
2001-2004
Urology

Fellowships:

University of California, Davis, Medical Center
Sacramento, California
2008-2009
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesiology

Board Certifications:

American Board of Anesthesiology, 2009
Diplomate, Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography, 2009

Professional Memberships:

Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
American Society of Anesthesiologists
International Anesthesia Research Society

Honors and Awards:

Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, UC Davis Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, 2011
Clinical Fellow Professionalism Award, UC Davis, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Sacramento, CA, 2009
Sara C. Armstrong Award for Compassionate Care, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA, 2009
Anesthesiology Resident of the Year, UC Davis, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Sacramento, CA, 2007
Abbott Laboratories Resident Research Award Finalist, CSA Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2007
Chief Resident in Anesthesiology, UC Davis, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Sacramento, CA, 2006-2007
Honors earned in Urology, Transplant Surgery, Surgery, General Surgery, Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, University of Missouri at Kansas City, 2001
National Merit Scholar, Northwestern University, 1995

Select Recent Publications:

2008 Yao A, et al. The effects of aromatic anesthetics on dorsal horn neuronal responses to noxious stimulation. Anesth Analg, June, 106(6):1759-64.

2007 Kim J, Yao A, et al. Neurons in the ventral spinal cord are more depressed by isoflurane, halothane and propofol than are neurons in the dorsal spinal cord. Anesth Analg, October, 105(4):1020-6.