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Aubrey Yao, M.D. View profile as PDF

Philosophy of Care

I strive to do my best for each patient.

Clinical Interests

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

Title:

Assistant Clinical Professor

Specialty:

Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Cardiovascular and Thoracic

Department:

Anesthesiology

Division:

General Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation:

Address/Phone:

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)

Education:

M.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City, School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri, 2001
B.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1995

Residency:

University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2001-2004
University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2005-2008
University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2008-2009

Board Certifications:

American Board of Anesthesiology, 2009
National Board of Echocardiography (Testamur), 2010
National Board of Echocardiography, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, 2009

Professional Memberships:

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

Select Honors and Awards:

Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, UC Davis Department of Anesthesiology and 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

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:

2009 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.

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