Faculty Physicians

Zarah D. Antongiorgi, MD

Zarah D. Antongiorgi, MD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Medical Director, PACU
Associate Clinical Professor

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

Mary H. Bekhit, MD

Mary H. Bekhit, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor

Stefan Besada, MD

Stefan Besada, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

David W. Boldt, MD

David W. Boldt, MD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Chief, Trauma & Multispecialty Anesthesiology
Associate Clinical Professor

 

Reza M. Borna, MD

Reza M. Borna, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor

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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

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Cecilia Canales, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Maxime P. Cannesson, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology

Ronald L. Katz, M.D. Chair
Professor

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Valeria Carcamo-Cavazos, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Program Director, Regional Anesthesiology
Assistant Clinical Professor

Krista J. Cascia, MD

Krista Cascia, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor,

Catherine M. Cha, MD

Catherine M. Cha, MD

Anesthesiology

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

Harkirat S. Chahal, MD

Harkirat S. Chahal, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor

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

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Pamela A. Chia, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Director, Regional Anesthesiology at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor

Daniel J. Cole, MD

Daniel J. Cole, MD

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Professional and Business Development
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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

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Robert L. Eldridge, MD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Brent D. Ershoff, MD, MS

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

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Zhuang-Ting Fang, MD, MPH

Anesthesiology

Medical Director, Wasserman Eye Institute OR Suite
Clinical Professor

Francis M. Ferrante, MD

Francis M. Ferrante, MD

Pain Medicine| Anesthesiology

Director of Pain Management
Director, UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center, Santa Monica
Professor

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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

 

Eilon Gabel, MD

Eilon Gabel, MD

Anesthesiology

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

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

Dorothea Hall, MD

Dorothea Hall, MD

Anesthesiology

Chief, Vascular Anesthesiology
Associate Clinical Professor

Eran Halperin, PhD

Eran Halperin, PhD

Professor

 

 

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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

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Diana H. Hekmat, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Visiting Professor Program
Assistant Clinical Professor

Marisa E. Hernandez-Morgan, MD, MA

Marisa E. Hernandez-Morgan, MD, MA

Anesthesiology

Director, Critical Care Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor

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Kenneth E. Higgins III, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

Jason G. Hirsch, MD

Jason G. Hirsch, MD

Anesthesiology

Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship Director
Assistant Clinical Professor

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 Anesthesiology
Director, Thoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship
Clinical Professor

 

Joe C. Hong, MD

Joe C. Hong, MD

Anesthesiology

Executive Vice Chair
Clinical Professor

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

 

Eric S. Hsu, MD

Eric S. Hsu, MD

Pain Medicine

Clinical Professor

 

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

Jakun W. Ing, MD

Jakun W. Ing, MD

Pain Medicine

Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship Program
Associate Clinical Professor

Marc Iravani, MD

Marc Iravani, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor

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Laleh Jalilian, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor,

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Peter Y. Jin, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

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Sarvesh Kaushik, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Instructor

 

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Jocelyn Kerpelman, MD, MS

Anesthesiology

Clinical Instructor

 

Mary A. Keyes, MD

Mary A. Keyes, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor

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Shradha D. Khadge, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Kianusch Kiai, MD

Kianusch Kiai, MD

Anesthesiology

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

 

Kenneth F. Kuchta, MD

Kenneth F. Kuchta, MD

Clinical Professor

 

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, UCLA Santa Monica 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

 

Lorraine N. Lubin, MD

Lorraine N. Lubin, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor

 

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Jennifer M. Lucero, MD

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Associate Dean for Admissions, DGSOM
Associate Professor

 

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Jure Marijic, MD

Anesthesiology

Program Director, Pediatric Cardiac Fellowship
Clinical Professor

 

Jerry Markar, MD

Jerry Markar, MD

Anesthesiology| Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Joseph Meltzer, MD

Joseph Meltzer, MD

Medical Director, CTICU
Clinical Professor

Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH

Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Quality & Safety
Associate Clinical Professor

Bi Mo, MD

Bi Mo, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Jane S. Moon, MD

Jane S. Moon, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

James M. Moore, MD

James M. Moore, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor

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Natalie Moreland, MD

Anesthesiology

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

 

Philip F. Morway, MD

Philip F. Morway, MD

Anesthesiology

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

 

Rana Movahedi, MD

Rana Movahedi, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor

 

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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

Carsten Nadjat-Haiem, MD

Carsten Nadjat-Haiem, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Coordinator, Clinical Services
Clinical Professor

 

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Natale Z. Naim, MD

Anesthesiology

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

 

Sara Navab, MD

Sara Navab, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Bijan Navidi, MD

Bijan Navidi, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Gundappa Neelakanta, MD

Gundappa Neelakanta, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor

 

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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

 

Hamid Nourmand, MD

Hamid Nourmand, MD

Anesthesiology

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

 

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Patricia I. Nwajuaku, MD, MPH

Anesthesiology

Medical Director for Clinical Operations, Quality, Safety and Education, Martin Luther King Hospital Operating Room
Director, Thoracic Anesthesiology, UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center
Associate Director, Thoracic Anesthesia Fellowship
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

 

George Z. Pan, MD

George Z. Pan, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Edward J. Park, MD

Edward J. Park, MD

Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor

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

 

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

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Andrea Poon, MD

Pain Medicine

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

Sophia P. Poorsattar, MD

Sophia P. Poorsattar, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

Johnathan L. Pregler, MD

Johnathan L. Pregler, MD

Anesthesiology

Medical Director, Operative Services, UCLA Health
Clinical Professor

 

Siamak Rahman, MD

Siamak Rahman, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Regional Anesthesia
Director, Acute Pain Anesthesiology
Clinical Professor

 

Sirisha A. Rao, MD, MS

Sirisha A. Rao, MD, MS

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Bradley M. Reid, MD

Bradley M. Reid, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Wendy H.P. Ren, MD, FAAP

Wendy H.P. Ren, MD, FAAP

Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program
Clinical Professor

 

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

 

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

 

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Louis A. Saddic III, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology

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

 

Alireza Sadoughi, MD

Alireza Sadoughi, MD

Pain Medicine| Anesthesiology

Associate Clinical Professor

 

Najmeh P. Sadoughi, MD

Najmeh P. Sadoughi, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Dane A. Saksa, MD

Dane A. Saksa, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Non-Operating Room Anesthesia
Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Ali Salehi, MD

Ali Salehi, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor

 

Sapna Satyanarayan-Victor, MD, MPH

Sapna Satyanarayan-Victor, MD, MPH

Anesthesiology

Director of High Risk Obstetric Anesthesiology Consults
Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Johanna Schwarzenberger, MD

Johanna Schwarzenberger, MD

Clinical Professor

 

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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 at UCLA Santa Monica 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 of Greater Los Angeles VA Health System
Associate Clinical Professor

 

Michael J. Sopher, MD

Michael J. Sopher, MD

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair, Anesthesia Clinical Services
Clinical Professor

 

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Joel Stockman, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| Anesthesiology

Medical Director, UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center
Associate Clinical Professor

 

Colby B. Tanner, MD

Colby B. Tanner, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

Nader Tondravi, MD

Nader Tondravi, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor

Christine T. Trieu, MD

Christine T. Trieu, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| 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

Soban Umar, MD, PhD

Soban Umar, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology

Associate Program Director for Resident Research, Anesthesiology Residency
Associate Professor In Residence

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Cristianna Vallera, MD

Anesthesiology

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

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Barbara M. VanDeWiele, MD

Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs
Clinical Professor

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Scott Vandiver, MD, PhD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Professor-in-Residence

 

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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

 

Theodora E. Wingert, MD

Theodora E. Wingert, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology| Anesthesiology

Director, Perioperative Informatics Research
Assistant Clinical Professor

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Michael W. Wolfe, MD

Critical Care Medicine| Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

Christopher L. Wray, MD

Christopher L. Wray, MD

Anesthesiology

Director, Liver Transplant Anesthesiology
Clinical Professor

Irene I. Wu, MD

Irene I. Wu, MD

Pain Medicine

Assistant Director, UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center
Associate Clinical Professor

 

Victor Xia, MD

Victor Xia, MD

Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor

 

Andrew T. Young, MD

Andrew T. Young, MD

Anesthesiology

Assistant Clinical Professor

 

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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