Aubrey Yao, M.D.

Specialties

Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology - Cardiovascular and Thoracic

Department

Anesthesiology

Title

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
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UC Davis Medical Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

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

Additional Phone Numbers

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

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.

Division

General Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation

Cardiovascular Services

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

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.