Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care: School of Medicine: University of California, Irvine

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Anesthesiologists in Clinical Operating Room

Our Department

We are one of the premier anesthesiology departments in the U.S., with an excellent residency program for training future doctors, located at the UC Irvine Medical Center in the heart of Southern California.

The University of California, Irvine is one of the ten campuses that constitute the University of California, one of the world's outstanding academic institutions. UC Irvine was established in 1965 and its medical school was acquired two years later. The UC Irvine School of Medicine ranks in the top third of American medical schools in terms of research income per faculty member. In addition, UC Irvine faculty have achieved international recognition in fields such as neuroscience, medical imaging, cardiology and genetics.

The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care is affiliated with the UC Irvine School of Medicine and provides anesthesia coverage at the preeminent UC Irvine Medical Center; the only university hospital serving Orange County and some surrounding areas. As one of five University of California medical centers throughout the state, UC Irvine Medical Center is a thriving Level I trauma referral center with steadily increasing patient volume and surgery complexity. Our group of anesthesiologists provides continuous coverage for all of the professional services at the hospital including, but not limited to surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, radiology, gastroenterology, emergency and trauma medicine, and acute and chronic pain management.