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UC Davis Spine Center

Ken Furukawa, M.D. View profile as PDF

Ken  Furukawa

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.




Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Pediatric Anesthesiology



Pain Medicine
Pediatric Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation:


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 2700
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-7246

Cannery Building
Spine Center
3301 C St., Suite 1500
Sacramento, CA 95816
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-7463
Phone: 800-482-3284

Additional Phone:

Clinic Phone: 916-734-7246
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


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, 1986


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

Select 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

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