Jeffrey Uppington, M.B.B.S.

Jeffrey Uppington, M.B.B.S.



Anesthesiology - Cardiovascular and Thoracic




  • Chief of Staff
  • Clinical Professor
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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. Uppington's clinical support involves working in the operating room two-to-three days/week providing cardiothoracic anesthesia, transesophageal echocardiograms (TEE) and general anesthesia. His research includes new anesthetic agents and servo control of anesthetic infusions.


General Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation

Cardiovascular Services


M.B.B.S., The London Hospital Medical School, London, England, 1971


United Bath Hospitals, Bath, 1972-73

United Bath Hospitals, Bath, 1983-86

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology, 1988

National Board of Echocardiography, 2002

Professional Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Association of Anesthetics of Great Britain and Ireland

Society for Education in Anesthesia

Society of Anesthetists of the South Western Region, Great Britain

Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists

Society of Obstetric Anesthetists, Great Britain

Select Recent Publications

2008 Konia M, Uppington J, Moore P, Liu H. Ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm: a late complication of coronary artery bypass. Anesth Analg, 106(3):767-8.

2008 Konia MR, Uppington J. Diastolic regurgitation through a bi-Ieaflet mechanical valve in the mitral position. Anesth Analg, 107(4):1166-7.

2006 Uppington J: Guidelines, recommendations, protocols and practice, Shorten G, Brown J, Carr 0, Puig M, Harmon 0, (ed), Postoperative Pain Management--A Guide to Evidence Based Practice (Chapter 3), Elsevier.

2006 Uppington J: Opioids, Ballantyne JC, (ed), The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management, 3rd edition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 104-26.

2002 Uppington J: Opioids (Chapter 9), SM Fishman, Abdi S, (ed), The Massachusetts General Hospital of Pain Management, 2nd edition, Lippincott Williams &Wilkins, Philadelphia. 103-124.

2000 Sutcliffe DG, Murphy CM, Maslow A, Uppington J, Shorten GO. A comparison of antagonism of rocuronium-induced neuromuscular blockade during sevoflurane and isoflurane anesthesia. Anaesthesia, 55(10):960-4.

2000 Uppington J: Miscellaneous Issues (Chapter 15), BJ Sweitzer, (ed), Handbook of Preoperative Assessment and Management, Lippincott Williams &Wilkins, Philadelphia. 331-366.