Michael J. Jung, M.D., M.B.A.

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Pain Medicine

Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Phone: 916-734-7246

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Clinic Referral Phone

800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Jung's philosophy of care is to provide empathetic and comprehensive clinical expertise to patients in pain management, anesthesiology, and perioperative care. His goal is to educate, treat, and provide resources to patients to become more functional and healthier.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Jung is a pain medicine specialist and anesthesiologist that provides multimodal care for pain management, anesthesiology, and perioperative care. He has special clinical interest and expertise in image-guided pain procedures, research, and medical devices.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Jung's research focuses on pain management, anesthesiology, and perioperative care. His research expertise includes clinical trials, medical devices, innovation in healthcare, and management of complex patients.


General Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.A., Northwestern University, Evanston IL 2009

Medical School

M.D., Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL 2015

Other School

M.B.A., Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, Evanston IL 2015


Transitional Year, MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn IL 2015-2016


Anesthesiology, UC San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco CA 2016-2019


Pain Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2019-2020

Excellence and Innovation Award in Graduate Medical Education, UCSF Medical Center, 2019

Mark A. Rosen Award for Resident Scholarship, Department of Anesthesia, UCSF Medical Center, 2019

Outstanding Resident Research Award, UCSF Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI), 2019

First Place Poster Presentation, Western Anesthesia Residents Conference (WARC), 2019

Good Catch Award in Clinical Care, MacNeal Hospital, 2016

Beta Gamma Sigma Honors, Kellogg School of Management, 2015

Cum Laude in Scientia Experimentali Honors, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2015

Research Thesis Program, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 2011

Phi Beta Kappa Honors, Northwestern University, 2009

Jung MJ, Libaw JS, Ma K, Whitlock EL, Feiner JR, Sinskey JL. Pediatric Distraction on Induction of Anesthesia With Virtual Reality and Perioperative Anxiolysis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Anesth Analg. 2021 Mar 1;132(3):798-806. doi:10.1213/ANE.0000000000005004. PMID:32618627.

Jung MJ, Libaw JS, Manuel SP, Kathiriya IS, Srejic U, Gandhi S. Interactive anesthesiology educational program improves wellness for anesthesiologists and their children. J Clin Anesth. 2021 Feb 5;70:110192. doi:10.1016/j.jclinane.2021.110192. Epub ahead of print.

Jung MJ, Pritzlaff SG. Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Treatment of Severe Refractory Upper Extremity Post-Amputation Pain. Neuromodulation. 2020 Jul 30. doi:10.1111/ner.13246. Epub ahead of print. PMID:32734623.

House LM, Korn MA, Garg A, Jung MJ, Kendall MC, Walega DR, McCormick ZL. Severity of Knee Osteoarthritis and Pain Relief After Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation of the Genicular Nerves. Pain Med. 2019 Dec 1;20(12):2601-2603. doi:10.1093/pm/pnz095. PMID:31045215.

Wong JMK, Bortoletto P, Tolentino J, Jung MJ, Milad MP. Urinary Tract Injury in Gynecologic Laparoscopy for Benign Indication: A Systematic Review. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Jan;131(1):100-108. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000002414. PMID:29215524.

Wong JM, Bortoletto P, Jung MJ, Milad MP. Incidence of urinary tract injury in benign gynecologic laparoscopy: A systematic review. Fertil Steril. 2016 Sep;106(3):e223.

Wanke TR, McDevitt JL, Jung MJ, Meyer M, Puri L, Gonzalez CM, Saucedo JM. Integrating Business Education in Medical Schools: A Multicenter Survey. Physician Leadersh J. 2015 Nov-Dec;2(6):54-9. PMID:26685462.

De Oliveira GS Jr, Jung MJ, McCarthy RJ. Discrepancies Between Randomized Controlled Trial Registry Entries and Content of Corresponding Manuscripts Reported in Anesthesiology Journals. Anesth Analg. 2015 Oct;121(4):1030-3. doi:10.1213/ANE.0000000000000824. PMID:26378702.

De Oliveira GS Jr, Jung M, Mccaffery KJ, McCarthy RJ, Wolf MS. Readability evaluation of Internet-based patient education materials related to the anesthesiology field. J Clin Anesth. 2015 Aug;27(5):401-5. doi:10.1016/j.jclinane.2015.02.005. Epub 2015 Apr 23. PMID:25912728.

Cohen KD, Ha R, Jung M, Bush DR, Doerr DF. Heart rate and blood pressure variability during motion sickness. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008 Mar;79(3):263.