Faculty Physicians

Zarah D. Antongiorgi, MD

Zarah D. Antongiorgi, MD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Medical Director, PACU
Associate Clinical Professor, Critical Care Medicine

Betelehem M. Asnake, MD

Betelehem M. Asnake, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

Ihab A. Ayad, MD

Ihab A. Ayad, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| Anesthesiology

Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology
Clinical Professor

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Ryan H. Bakhit, DO, MHS

Anesthesiology

Clinical Instructor

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Lauren N. Beck, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Program Director for Quality & Safety, Anesthesiology Residency
Assistant Clinical Professor
Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Mary H. Bekhit, MD

Mary H. Bekhit, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor, Regional Anesthesia

Stefan Besada, MD

Stefan Besada, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

David W. Boldt, MD

David W. Boldt, MD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Division Chief, Trauma & Multispecialty Anesthesiology
Associate Clinical Professor, Critical Care Medicine

 

Reza M. Borna, MD

Reza M. Borna, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Judith E. Brill, MD

Judith E. Brill, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Professor - Recalled
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Critical Care

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Lindsay A. Brown, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

Jack C. Buckley, MD

Jack C. Buckley, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Head and Neck Anesthesia
Director, Residency Program
Associate Director, Neurosurgical Anesthesiology
Associate Clinical Professor, Neurosurgical Anesthesiology

Cecilia Canales

Cecilia Canales, MD, MPH

Clinical Instructor

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Maxime P. Cannesson, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology

Ronald L. Katz, M.D. Chair
Professor Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
Critical Care Anesthesiology

@CannessonMaxime

To read more about Dr. Cannesson's research, please visit his laboratory website

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Valeria Carcamo-Cavazos, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Program Director, Regional Anesthesiology
Assistant Clinical Professor, Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesiology

Krista J. Cascia, MD

Krista Cascia, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Obstetric Anesthesia

Catherine M. Cha, MD

Catherine M. Cha, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center Obstetrical Anesthesiology
Associate Clinical Professor

Harkirat S. Chahal, MD

Harkirat S. Chahal, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor, Interventional Spine and Pain Medicine

John T. Chalabi, MD

John T. Chalabi, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| Anesthesiology

Medical Director, SMSC
Clinical Professor

Susan Chan MD

Susan M. Chan, MD

Clinical Professor

[email protected]

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Pamela A. Chia, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Director, Santa Monica Regional Anesthesiology
Assistant Clinical Professor, Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesiology

Daniel J. Cole, MD

Daniel J. Cole, MD

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Professional and Business Development
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology

 

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Andrew A. Disque, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Perioperative Equipment
Associate Clinical Professor

Victor F. Duval, MD

Victor F. Duval, MD

Anesthesiology

Medical Director, Preoperative Evaluation and Planning Center
Anesthesiology Liaison and Lead Instructor, UCLA Simulation Center
Clinical Professor, Neurosurgical Anesthesiology

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Robert L. Eldridge, MD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Critical Care Medicine

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Brent D. Ershoff, MD, MS

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Liver Transplant Anesthesiology

 

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Zhuang-Ting Fang, MD, MPH

Anesthesiology

Medical Director, Wasserman Eye Institute OR Suite
Clinical Professor, Ophthalmologic Anesthesiology

Francis M. Ferrante, MD

Francis M. Ferrante, MD

Pain Medicine| Anesthesiology

Director of Pain Management
Director, UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center Santa Monica
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine

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Myroslav Figura, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

Matthew A. Fischer, MD, MS

Matthew A. Fischer, MD, MS

Anesthesiology

Assistant Professor in Residence, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

 

Eilon Gabel, MD

Eilon Gabel, MD

Anesthesiology

Director of Informatics Operations & Chief Data Architect, Center of Excellence for Perioperative Analytics
Associate Clinical Professor, Neurosurgical Anesthesiology

Vadim Gudzenko, MD

Vadim Gudzenko, MD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Chief, Division of Critical Care
Director, Critical Care Anesthesiology Fellowship
Medical Director, Adult ECLS/ECMO Service
Associate Clinical Professor

@DrVadimG

Dorothea Hall, MD

Dorothea Hall, MD

Anesthesiology

Chief, Vascular Anesthesiology
Associate Clinical Professor

Eran Halperin, PhD

Eran Halperin, PhD

Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, and Computer Science

 

 

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Michelle L. Harvey, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| Anesthesiology

Assistant Medical Director, Westwood Ambulatory Surgery Center
Assistant Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program
Associate Clinical Professor

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Reed E. Harvey, MD

Anesthesiology

Program Director, Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship
Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Yuichiro Hayashi, MD

Yuichiro Hayashi, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor, Pain Medicine

 

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Diana H. Hekmat, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Visiting Professor Program
Assistant Clinical Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Marisa E. Hernandez-Morgan, MD, MA

Marisa E. Hernandez-Morgan, MD, MA

Anesthesiology

Director, Critical Care Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor, Cardiac Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

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Kenneth E. Higgins III, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Acute Pain & Regional Anesthesiology

Jason G. Hirsch, MD

Jason G. Hirsch, MD

Anesthesiology

Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship Director
Assistant Clinical Professor, Obstetric Anesthesiology

Jonathan K. Ho, MD

Jonathan K. Ho, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, UCLA Interventional Cardiovascular Operations
Clinical Professor

Nir N. Hoftman, MD

Nir N. Hoftman, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Thoracic Surgery Anesthesiology
Director, Thoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship
Clinical Professor

 

Joe C. Hong, MD

Joe C. Hong, MD

Anesthesiology

Executive Vice Chair
Clinical Professor, Neurosurgical Anesthesiology

 

Richard W. Hong, MD

Richard W. Hong, MD

Anesthesiology

Chief of Obstetric Anesthesiology
Clinical Professor

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Samuel W. Hong, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Critical Care Medicine

 

Eric S. Hsu, MD

Eric S. Hsu, MD

Pain Medicine

Clinical Professor, Pain Medicine

 

Yue Ming Huang, EdD, MHS

Yue Ming Huang, EdD, MHS

Interim Executive Director, UCLA Simulation Center
Adjunct Associate Professor, Education and Simulator Program

 

Andrew E. Hudson, MD, PhD

Andrew E. Hudson, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology

Director, Division of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology
Director of Neuroscience Research
Associate Professor in Residence of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

To read more about Dr. Hudson's research, please visit his laboratory website

Jakun W. Ing, MD

Jakun W. Ing, MD

Pain Medicine

Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship Program
Associate Clinical Professor, Pain Medicine

Marc Iravani, MD

Marc Iravani, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Jonathan S. Jahr, MD, PhD, FASA

Jonathan S. Jahr, MD, PhD, FASA

Professor Emeritus
Founding Editor, Journal of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

 

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Laleh Jalilian, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Critical Care Medicine

@DrLalehJ

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Peter Y. Jin, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Regional Anesthesiology

 

Patricia A. Kapur, MD

Patricia A. Kapur, MD

Professor Emeritus

 

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Sarvesh Kaushik, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Instructor

 

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Jocelyn Kerpelman, MD, MS

Anesthesiology

Clinical Instructor, Critical Care Medicine

 

Mary A. Keyes, MD

Mary A. Keyes, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor, Ophthalmologic Anesthesiology
 

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Shradha D. Khadge, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Obstetric Anesthesiology

 

Kianusch Kiai, MD

Kianusch Kiai, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Community Perioperative Practices
Medical Director, MPU Anesthesiology
Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

 

Kenneth F. Kuchta, MD

Kenneth F. Kuchta, MD

Clinical Professor, Vascular Anesthesiology

 

Jason S. Lee, MD

Jason S. Lee, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Endocrine Anesthesiology
Associate Program Director for Didactics and Curriculum Development, Anesthesiology Residency
Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Lisa K. Lee, MD

Lisa K. Lee, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Professor in Residence

 

Philip R. Levin, MD

Philip R. Levin, MD

Anesthesiology

Chief Medical Officer, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital
Clinical Professor

 

Hewenfei Li, MD

Hewenfei Li, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Leo Li, MD

Leo Li, MD

Clinical Instructor

 

Elaine C. Liew, MD

Elaine C. Liew, MD

Anesthesiology

Chief, Multispecialty Call Team
Associate Clinical Professor

 

George W. Lim, MD

George W. Lim, MD

Emergency Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine

 

Lorraine N. Lubin, MD

Lorraine N. Lubin, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor, Pediatric Critical Care and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

 

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Jennifer M. Lucero, MD

Anesthesiology

Vice-Chair for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Associate Dean for Admissions, DGSOM
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Obstetric Anesthesiology

 

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Jure Marijic, MD

Anesthesiology

Program Director, Pediatric Cardiac Fellowship
Clinical Professor, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

 

Jerry Markar, MD

Jerry Markar, MD

Anesthesiology| Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor, Chronic Pain Anesthesiology

 

Joseph Meltzer, MD

Joseph Meltzer, MD

Medical Director, CTICU
Clinical Professor, Critical Care

@josephmeltzer

Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH

Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Quality & Safety
Associate Clinical Professor, Cardiac Anesthesia

@dremilym

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Jordan D. Miller, MD

Professor-Emeritus

 

Bi Mo, MD

Bi Mo, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Jane S. Moon, MD

Jane S. Moon, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

@JaneMoonMD

James M. Moore, MD

James M. Moore, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor, Regional Anesthesia

[email protected]

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Natalie Moreland, MD

Anesthesiology

Director of Anesthesia for Spine Surgery
Co-Director of Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement
Assistant Clinical Professor, Neurosurgical Anesthesiology

 

Philip F. Morway, MD

Philip F. Morway, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Medical Director, Perioperative Services, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Associate Clinical Professor

 

Rana Movahedi, MD

Rana Movahedi, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor, Regional Anesthesiology

 

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Sunberri V. Murphy, DO

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Christine C. Myo-Bui, MD

Christine C. Myo-Bui, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Residency Program Director
Clinical Professor, Division of Liver Transplant Anesthesiology

@christine_myo

Carsten Nadjat-Haiem, MD

Carsten Nadjat-Haiem, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Coordinator, Clinical Services
Clinical Professor, Neurosurgical Anesthesiology

 

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Natale Z. Naim, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Regional Anesthesia, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Director, Acute Pain Service at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Associate Clinical Professor

 

Sara Navab, MD

Sara Navab, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Bijan Navidi, MD

Bijan Navidi, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology

 

Gundappa Neelakanta, MD

Gundappa Neelakanta, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor, Ambulatory Surgery

 

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Jacques Neelankavil, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Perioperative Echocardiography
Director, Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology
Clinical Professor

 

Christine T. Nguyen-Buckley, MD

Christine T. Nguyen-Buckley, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Liver Transplant Anesthesiology Fellowship Program
Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Jennifer W. Nguyen-Lee, MD

Jennifer W. Nguyen-Lee, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor, Liver Transplant Anesthesiology

 

Hamid Nourmand, MD

Hamid Nourmand, MD

Anesthesiology

Chief, UCLA-MLKCH Anesthesiology Program
Medical Director, Perioperative Services - Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
Clinical Professor, Liver Transplant Anesthesiology

 

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Patricia I. Nwajuaku, MD, MPH

Anesthesiology

Associate Director, Thoracic Anesthesia Fellowship
Director, Thoracic Anesthesiology, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor

 

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Kenji Ogura, MD, MA

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Christopher O. Ortiz, MD, PhD

Christopher O. Ortiz, MD, PhD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

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Hayley Osen, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Chronic Pain Anesthesiology

 

George Z. Pan, MD

George Z. Pan, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor, Pain Medicine

 

Edward J. Park, MD

Edward J. Park, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Parisa Partownavid, MD

Parisa Partownavid, MD

Anesthesiology

Medical Director, Westwood Ambulatory Surgery Center
Medical Director, CRNA Program
Clinical Professor

 

Komal D. Patel, MD

Komal D. Patel, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Anesthesiology for Interventional Cardiovascular Laboratories
Clinical Professor, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

 

Swati N. Patel, MD

Swati N. Patel, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| Anesthesiology

Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Services
Medical Director, Ronald Reagan Medical Center Operating Rooms
Clinical Professor

 

John W. Patton III, MD

John W. Patton III, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesiology

 

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Andrea Poon, MD

Pain Medicine

Co-Associate Fellowship Program Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Clinical Professor, Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesiology

Sophia P. Poorsattar, MD

Sophia P. Poorsattar, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Liver Transplant and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

@DrSophyP

Johnathan L. Pregler, MD

Johnathan L. Pregler, MD

Anesthesiology

Medical Director, Operative Services, UCLA Health
Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

 

Siamak Rahman, MD

Siamak Rahman, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Regional Anesthesia, Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center
Director, Acute Pain Anesthesiology
Clinical Professor, Regional Anesthesia and Thoracic Anesthesiology

 

Sirisha A. Rao, MD, MS

Sirisha A. Rao, MD, MS

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Critical Care Medicine

 

Bradley M. Reid, MD

Bradley M. Reid, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor, Pain Management

 

Wendy H.P. Ren, MD, FAAP

Wendy H.P. Ren, MD, FAAP

Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program
Clinical Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiology

 

Maggy G. Riad, MD

Maggy G. Riad, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Bariatric Anesthesia
Clinical Professor

 

Harvey K. Rosenbaum, MD

Harvey K. Rosenbaum, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor, Ambulatory Anesthesiology

 

Eduardo H. Rubinstein, MD, PhD

Eduardo H. Rubinstein, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus

 

Sandra H. Sacks, MD, MEd

Sandra H. Sacks, MD, MEd

Pain Medicine

Co-Associate Fellowship Program Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Clinical Professor, Oncological Pain Medicine

 

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Louis A. Saddic III, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology

Associate Program Director, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship
Assistant Professor in Residence, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

 

Alireza Sadoughi, MD

Alireza Sadoughi, MD

Pain Medicine| Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

 

Najmeh P. Sadoughi, MD

Najmeh P. Sadoughi, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Dane A. Saksa, MD

Dane A. Saksa, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Ali Salehi, MD

Ali Salehi, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

 

Sapna Satyanarayan-Victor, MD, MPH

Sapna Satyanarayan-Victor, MD, MPH

Anesthesiology

Director of High Risk Obstetric Anesthesiology Consults
Assistant Clinical Professor, Obstetric Anesthesiology

 

Johanna Schwarzenberger, MD

Johanna Schwarzenberger, MD

Clinical Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Cardiac Anesthesiology

 

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Neil B. Shaw, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Mansi Sheth, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor
 

John S. Shin, MD

John S. Shin, MD

Anesthesiology

Chief, Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
Director, Medical Student Education
Associate Clinical Professor

 

Sumit P. Singh, MD

Sumit P. Singh, MD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Medical Director, Surgical ICU, Greater Los Angeles VA Health System
Associate Clinical Professor, Critical Care

 

Michael J. Sopher, MD

Michael J. Sopher, MD

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair, Anesthesia Clinical Services
Clinical Professor, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

 

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Joel Stockman, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| Anesthesiology

Medical Director, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiology

 

Colby B. Tanner, MD

Colby B. Tanner, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Liver Transplant Anesthesiology

 

Nader Tondravi, MD

Nader Tondravi, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor, Interventional Pain Medicine
 

 

Christine T. Trieu, MD

Christine T. Trieu, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| Anesthesiology

Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology & Cardiac Anesthesiology
Chair, Anesthesiology Residency Clinical Competency Committee
Associate Clinical Professor

 

Judi A. Turner, MD

Judi A. Turner, MD

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Education
Clinical Professor, Obstetric Anesthesiology

Soban Umar, MD, PhD

Soban Umar, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology

Associate Program Director for Resident Research, Anesthesiology Residency
Associate Professor In Residence of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

@SobanUmar

To read more about Dr. Umar's research, please visit his laboratory website

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Cristianna Vallera, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Director, Quality / Performance Improvement, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
Medical Director, MLKCH Obstetric Anesthesiology
Assistant Clinical Professor

@NativeCACV

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Barbara M. VanDeWiele, MD

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs
Clinical Professor, Neurosurgical Anesthesiology

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Scott Vandiver, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Critical Care Medicine

 

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Robert A. Whittington, MD

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Faculty Development & Career Advancement
Clinical Professor

 

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Tiffany M. Williams, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

 

Theodora E. Wingert, MD

Theodora E. Wingert, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| Anesthesiology

Director, Perioperative Informatics Research
Assistant Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

@TheodoraWingert

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Michael W. Wolfe, MD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Critical Care Medicine

 

Christopher L. Wray, MD

Christopher L. Wray, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Liver Transplant Anesthesiology
Clinical Professor, Liver Transplant and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
 

 

Irene I. Wu, MD

Irene I. Wu, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Director, UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center
Associate Clinical Professor, Pain Medicine

 

Victor Xia, MD

Victor Xia, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor, Liver Transplant Anesthesiology

 

Andrew T. Young, MD

Andrew T. Young, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor, Critical Care Medicine

 

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Keren Ziv, MD

Anesthesiology

Medical Director, UCLA Community Ambulatory Surgery Centers
DAPM Physician Wellness Officer
Director, Anesthesiology for Interventional Neuroradiology
Clinical Professor, Neurosurgical Anesthesiology