Alison A. Nielsen, M.D.




  • Assistant Professor


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Patient Support Services Building

4150 V St., Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 916-734-5031
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


General Anesthesiology


M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 2010

M.S., Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 2000

M.S., Physiology, UC Davis, Davis CA 1998

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1996

Internship: Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2010-2011


Anesthesiology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2011-2014

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology,

Professional Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists

California Society of Anesthesiologists

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Senior Resident Award, UC Davis Health System, Anesthesiology Department, 2013

Employee Excellence Award in Leadership, UC Davis Health System, 2013

Select Recent Publications

Nielsen, Alison A; Hope, Charity B; & Bair, Aaron E. GlideScope Videolaryngoscopy in the Simulated Difficult Airway: Bougie vs a Standard Stylet. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2010;11(5).

R O'Brien, A Nielsen, J Piersen, STAT Pre-Transfusion Testing Can Create Crises for Blood Banks and Elective Surgery Surgery Patients. Transfusion. 2006 Sep;. Vol. 46, No. 9S, 225A.