Rajvinder Dhamrait, B.M., F.C.A.R.C.S.I., F.R.C.A.

Rajvinder Dhamrait, B.M., F.C.A.R.C.S.I., F.R.C.A.


Anesthesiology - Cardiovascular and Thoracic

Pediatric Anesthesiology




  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology
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UC Davis Children's Hospital

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Clinical Interests

Dr. Dhamrait is the Director of Pediatric Anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and is the Medical Director of the Children's Surgery Center. He completed 7 years of anesthesia training in the UK, including a fellowship in pediatric anesthesia, and joined the department in 2006. He administers anesthesia to neonatal and pediatric patients scheduled to undergo a wide variety of surgical and radiological procedures at UC Davis Children's Hospital, including complex congenital cardiac surgery. Dr. Dhamrait is active in the training of pediatric anesthesia fellows, anesthesiology and pediatric residents, and medical students, and is active in clinical research. Dr Dhamrait also provides anesthesia services for adult patients.


Pediatric Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


B.M., University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, 1994

B.Sc., University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, 1994


Portsmouth University Hospital, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 1995-1998

Portsmouth University Hospital, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 2000-2001

University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, 1998-2000

University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, 2001-2003


Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London, England, 2003-2004

Board Certifications

College of Anaethestists of the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland , 2003

Diploma in Child Health, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, 2001

Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK, 2003

Professional Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists

California Society of Anesthesiologists

Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society

Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK

Society of Pediatric Anesthesologists

Select Recent Publications

Dhamrait RS. Fasciotomy following intravenous fluid infiltration. Pediatric Anesthesia, 16(10):1097, 2006.

Way C, Dhamrait R, Wade A, Walker I. Perioperative fluid therapy in children: A survey of current prescribing practice. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 97(3):371-9, 2006.

Dhamrait RS. Airway obstruction following potassium permanganate ingestion. Anaesthesia, 58:606, 2003.

Dhamrait RS. Anaesthetic equipment ? Familiarity is comforting, but check it. Anaesthesia, 58:482, 2003.

Dhamrait RS. Christmas trachys, Anaesthesia, 57:508, 2002.