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Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Stephen M. Macres, M.D., Pharm.D. View profile as PDF

Stephen M. Macres

Clinical Interests

Dr. Macres has clinical interests in regional anesthesia and acute perioperative pain management. He is director of the Acute Perioperative Pain Service, and is also director of the Annual Anesthesiology Review Course and the Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Nerve Block Workshop.


Clinical Professor
Director, Acute Perioperative Pain Service


Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Regional




General Anesthesiology


UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 800-800--2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1990
Pharm.D., UC San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 1979
B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1972
M.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1974


Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California, 1990-1991


University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1991-1994
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 1979-1980


University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1994-1995

Board Certifications:

American Board of Anesthesiology, 1995

Professional Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)
California Society of Anesthesiologists

Select Recent Publications:

2009 Macres SM, Moore PG, Fishman SM: Acute Pain Management, Barash, Cullen, Stoelting, Cahalan and Stock, 6th edition, (ed), Clinical Anesthesia, Vol. Chapter 57, pp.1473-1504.

1996 Fleming NW, Macres S, Antognini JF, Vengco J. Neuromuscular blocking action of suxamethonium after antagonism of vecuronium by edrophonium, pyridostigmine or neostigmine. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 77(4):492-5.

1996 Richeimer SH, Macres SM. Psychological and medical complications of chronic pain management. Seminars in Anesthesia, 15(3):224-237.

To see if Stephen M. Macres is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).