Stephen Macres, M.D., Pharm.D.

Stephen M. Macres, M.D., Pharm.D.



Anesthesiology - Regional




  • Clinical Professor
  • Director, Acute Perioperative Pain Service
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UC Davis Medical Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
800-800--2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone Numbers

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

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.


General Anesthesiology


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


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.