Gabriel Sarah, MD

Pediatric anesthesiologist

Dr. Gabriel Sarah is a pediatric anesthesiologist who provides anesthesia care to both children and adults at UCSF's Mission Bay, Mount Zion and Parnassus campuses. He also provides pain management to pediatric patients at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco, and is interim anesthesia medical director for the Integrative Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Inpatient Program.

In addition to caring for patients, Sarah is part of a research team exploring the effects of an intrathecal medication &mdash a method of delivering medication to the area around the spinal cord &mdash for patients with Niemann-Pick type C, a rare genetic disease.

Sarah earned a medical degree at The University of Arizona. He then completed both a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospitals.

Sarah is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, California Society of Anesthesiologists, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia and Association of University Anesthesiologists. He is an assistant clinical professor at the UCSF School of Medicine.

Board Certification

Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

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The University of Arizona 2008


Jackson Memorial Hospital, Anesthesiology 2013


Jackson Memorial Hospital, Pediatric Anesthesiology 2014

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Nguyen E, Sarah G, Ferschl MB. Images in Anesthesiology: Intraoral Lipomas. Anesthesiology. 2018 Mar; 128(3):636.
  2. Nguyen E, Sarah G, Ferschl MB. Intraoral Lipomas. Anesthesiology. 2017 Oct 16.
  3. Lee BH, Sarah GE, Rosbe KW, Alemi S. Pneumothorax after tracheostomy closure with successful nonsurgical management. J Clin Anesth. 2016 Jun; 31:115-8.

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