Dr. Jeffrey Uppington




Dr. Jeffrey Uppington M.B.B.S., FRCA is recognized among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Medicine. Dr. Uppington is Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs at UC Davis Medical Center.


A 619-bed acute care teaching hospital, the UC Davis Medical Center serves 33 counties and 6 million residents across Northern and Central California. The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine continues to support the academic mission and goals set forth initially by Dr. Hamilton Davis and promote the specialty of anesthesiology. The staff is committed to providing UC Davis Health System patients with superior anesthetic care, training outstanding residents and fellows and pursuing research that provides long term health care benefits and solutions.



In his current capacity, Dr. Uppington specializes in anesthesiology, and until recently in cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesiology. He is an expert in all facets of cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesia, but now spends his time working in the operating room providing anesthesia care to many types of patients, Dr. Uppington has over four decades of experience in medicine, celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of his admission to medical school, The London Hospital, London, England this year and is Board Certified by the National Board of Echocardiography and American Board of Anesthesiology.


He has published several works throughout his career, and is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Association of Anesthetics of Great Britain and Ireland, Society of Anesthetists of the South Western Region, Great Britain, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, as well as the Royal Society of Medicine, Great Britain. Presently, Dr. Uppington dedicates to his research on  quality improvement, and enhanced recovery after surgery.


Furthermore, Dr. Uppington received his M.B.B.S from The London Hospital Medical School. He completed his internship at the London Hospital Medical School (Medicine), and his residency at United Bath Hospitals (Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry and General Medicine). He trained in anesthesiology in the Bristol and Oxford systems in England before moving permanently to USA. Before locating to the UC Davis Medical Center, he worked in the Harvard system in Boston MA, at the then Beth Israel hospital and the Massachusetts General hospital. “