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

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News in 2016

Startup Spotlight: Sironis

November 3, 2016 - In the Press

Our Vice Chair of Research, Dr. Joseph Rinehart is featured on UCI Applied Innovations' Cove Currents top stories: "Sironis - Fitting Fluid Resuscitation to the Demands of the Healthcare Industry". In this interview, Dr. Rinehart talks about how his love for software and programming merges into his anesthesia background.

Congratulations to Dr. Broussard and Dr. Chou

November 21, 2016

The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) has appointed our very own Dr. Ashley Broussard to participate as an ABA BASIC Examination question author.

The American Board of Anesthesiology has selected our very own Dr. Jody Chou to serve as question author for the ABA In-Training Examination Committee.

CSA's District 13 Director

September 12, 2016

Please join us in congratulating, Dr. Shalini Shah, who has been elected to serve as CSA (California Society of Anesthesiologists) District Director.

Welcome to Our New Faculty

September 6, 2016

We are delighted to announce a new faculty that recently joined our Department. Welcome to Dr. Yashar Eshraghi! Dr. Eshraghi's joins our Department with a focus in pain medicine and general anesthesia.

Welcome to Our New Faculty

August 15, 2016

We are delighted to announce a new faculty that recently joined our Department. Welcome to Dr. Taizoon Dhoon! Dr. Dhoon's clinical focus will be in obstetric anesthesia and general anesthesia.

Welcome to Our New Fellows

August 1, 2016

We are delighted to announce our new fellows that recently joined our Department for their unique fellowship training. Welcome!

Anesthesiology Critical-Care Medicine Fellowship: Dr. Chen Chau and Dr. Yichun Lin

Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship: Dr. Mustafa Ali and Dr. Sophonie Noel

Welcome to Our New Faculty and Fellows

July 4, 2016

We are delighted to announce our new faculty and fellows that recently joined our Department. Welcome!

Faculty: Dr. Kyle Paredes and Dr. Jody Chou

Perioperative Medicine Fellowship: Dr. Adam Mason

Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship: Dr. Trevor Whitwell

Pain Medicine Fellowship: Dr. Jihan Grant and Dr. Andrui Nazarian

Hoag Foundation Grant

June 26, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Fortier! Dr. Fortier received a grant approval for $350,000 for one year from the Hoag Foundation.

Grant: Transforming Cancer Care for Children

The study will involve the effectiveness testing of child and parent mHealth programs to improve pain management and quality of life of children undergoing cancer treatment and their families, as well as initiation of a community based participatory research program focused on reducing health care disparities in low income Latino children with cancer.

Annual Perioperative Surgical Home Summit

June 24-26, 2015

Jointly provided by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and UC Irvine Health Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care. This two-day summit offers physicians, health care administrators and care team members an in-depth look at the innovative Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

California Society of Anesthesiologists (CSA) Election Results

May 2, 2016

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Shalini Shah who have been recently elected to represent District 13 in upcoming House of Delegates meeting.

These individuals will serve three-year terms. Each of them has been elected to represent you and advance your interests throughout the year and particularly at CSA’s annual governance and business meeting of the House of Delegates.

Welcome to Our New Faculty

January 18, 2016

We are delighted to announce a new faculty that recently joined our Department.

Welcome to Dr. Ramin Rahimian! Dr. Rahimian joins our Department from private practice at Corona Regional Medical Center. His clinical focus will be in obstetric anesthesia, regional service and general anesthesia, all while focusing on improving patient experience.