Robert Kriss, D.O.

Robert Scott Kriss, D.O.



Pediatric Anesthesiology


  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Pediatric Fellowship
Robert Scott Kriss is not currently accepting new patients. For assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Patient Support Services Building

4150 V St., Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

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Additional Phone Numbers

Department Fax: 916-734-7980


Pediatric Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


D.O., Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale AZ 2003

B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA 1997

Internship: Internal Medicine, Naval Medical Center, San Diego CA 2003-2004


Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2007-2010


Pediatric Anesthesiology, Mott Children's Hospital, Ann Arbor MI 2010-2011

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology,

American Board of Anesthesiology - Pediatric Anesthesiology,

Professional Memberships

California Society of Anesthesiologists

Osteopathic Physicians Surgeons of California

Honors and Awards

Navy Commendation Medal, 2007

Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal, 2007

Naval Flight Surgeon Officer Qualification, 2005

National Defense Service Medal, 2003

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, 2003

Select Recent Publications

Kriss RS. Pediatric Airway Management Guide. UC Davis Children's Hospital, Pediatric Critical Airway Team Guide. 2016.

Kriss RS and Naughton N. PACU Discharge Criteria following Outpatient Surgery. Michigan University. 2007.

Kriss RS and Tarnal V: Complex spine surgery: extubating a patient after prolonged prone surgery., Mashour GA and Farag E, (ed), Case Studies in Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care., Cambridge University Press, New York City, NY. 2010.