Cristina Chandler, M.D.

Cristina Chandler, M.D.




  • Assistant Clinical Professor


Cristina Chandler 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
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Additional Phone Numbers

Department Fax: 916-734-7980

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Chandler has pledged to be part of a team that practices integrity, accountability, and respect.  She strives to provide the highest standards of compassionate care to all her patients, particularly with respect to open communication and alleviating patient concerns.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Chandler's clinical interests include OB anesthesia and acute pain medicine, with particular emphasis on the management of high risk patients and the factors impacting anesthesia plans.  

Dr. Chandler is also committed to the training and medical education of anesthesia residents and medical students.


General Anesthesiology


M.D., Carol Davila University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania 1995

Internship: Surgery and Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Bucharest, Romania 1995-1996


Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University Hospital, Bucharest, Romania 1996-1998

Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Far East Rand Hospital, Johannesburg, S. Africa 1998-2001

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology,

Romanian Board of Physicians, 2004

Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK, 2009

South African College of Physicians, 2004

Professional Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists

California Society of Anesthesiologists

College of Physicians, Romania

College of Physicians, South Africa

Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK

Select Recent Publications

Schultz DL, Chandler CM, Snider JD, Ghorbani A and JR Schultz. Evaluation of Epidural Trays for Microscopic Debris. Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, 49th Annual Meeting Syllabus. 2017.