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Rajvinder Dhamrait, B.M., F.C.A.R.C.S.I., F.R.C.A. View profile as PDF

Rajvinder  Dhamrait

Clinical Interests

Dr. Dhamrait is the Director of Pediatric Anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and is the Medical Director of the Children's Surgery Center. He completed 7 years of anesthesia training in the UK, including a fellowship in pediatric anesthesia, and joined the department in 2006. He administers anesthesia to neonatal and pediatric patients scheduled to undergo a wide variety of surgical and radiological procedures at UC Davis Children's Hospital, including complex congenital cardiac surgery. Dr. Dhamrait is active in the training of pediatric anesthesia fellows, anesthesiology and pediatric residents, and medical students, and is active in clinical research. Dr Dhamrait also provides anesthesia services for adult patients.


Associate Professor
Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology


Anesthesiology - Cardiovascular and Thoracic, Pediatric Anesthesiology



Pediatric Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation:


UC Davis Children's Hospital
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 800-282-3284

Additional Phone:

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

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B.M., University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, 1994
B.Sc., University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, 1994


University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, 1994-1995


Portsmouth University Hospital, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 1995-1998
Portsmouth University Hospital, Portsmouth, Hampshire, 2000-2001
University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, 1998-2000
University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, 2001-2003


Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London, England, 2003-2004

Board Certifications:

College of Anaethestists of the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland , 2003
Diploma in Child Health, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, 2001
Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK, 2003

Professional Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists
California Society of Anesthesiologists
Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society
Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK
Society of Pediatric Anesthesologists

Select Recent Publications:

Dhamrait RS. Fasciotomy following intravenous fluid infiltration. Pediatric Anesthesia, 16(10):1097, 2006.

Way C, Dhamrait R, Wade A, Walker I. Perioperative fluid therapy in children: A survey of current prescribing practice. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 97(3):371-9, 2006.

Dhamrait RS. Airway obstruction following potassium permanganate ingestion. Anaesthesia, 58:606, 2003.

Dhamrait RS. Anaesthetic equipment – Familiarity is comforting, but check it. Anaesthesia, 58:482, 2003.

Dhamrait RS. Christmas trachys, Anaesthesia, 57:508, 2002.

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