Ken Furukawa, M.D.

Ken Furukawa, M.D.



Pain Medicine

Pediatric Anesthesiology




  • Professor
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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2700
Sacramento, CA 95817
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3301 C St., Suite 1500
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Clinic Phone: 916-734-7246
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Furukawa specializes in acute and chronic pain management, pediatric acute pain management and pediatric anesthesiology. His research interests include general anesthesia and respiratory infections, as well as acute pain control for skin grafting in burned children.


Pain Medicine
Pediatric Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation

Spine Center
UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, 1985

B.A., Pomona College, Claremont, California, 1981


The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 1987

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., 1992

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology, 1993

American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, 1998

Professional Memberships

American Burn Association

American Medical Association

American Society of Anesthesiologists and California Society of Anesthesiologists

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

California Medical Board

Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation

Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society

Society for Pediatric Anesthesia

Honors and Awards

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Service Ribbon, 1999

Army National Defense Service Ribbon, 1991

Reserve Forces Service Ribbon, 1991

Army Achievement Medal, 1988

Distinguished Military Graduate, 1981

Reserve Officers Training Corporation (ROTC) Award, Pomona College, 1981