Robert Bishop, M.D.

Robert Bishop, M.D.




  • Visiting Assistant Professor


Robert Bishop 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. Bishop strives to provide a high standard of anesthetic care from the time of admission to discharge and beyond. His goal is to provide a safe, balanced, comprehensive anesthetic using the latest evidence-based techniques. At all times you should feel comfortable, relaxed and be reassured that you will be in the safest of hands.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Bishop's clinical interests are regional anesthesia, trauma anesthesia, pre-hospital and retrieval medicine.

Research/Academic Interests

Current research includes the impact of regional anesthesia on pulmonary function. Dr Bishop is also involved in simulation training and has a keen interest in human factors and crisis resource management.


General Anesthesiology


B.M.Sc., The University of New Castle, CAllaghan, New South Wales, Australia 2005

B.S., The University of New Castle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia 2000


Anesthesiology, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, West End, Queensland, Australia 2009-2018

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

California Society of Anesthesiologists

Select Recent Publications

A Quail, S McIlveen, R Bishop, D McLeod, R Gunther, J Davis, L Talken, D Cottee, G Parsons, S White. Autonomic control of bronchial blood flow and airway dimensions during strenuous exercise in sheep. Pulm Pharmacol Therap. 2007;20(2):190-9.

R. Bishop, D. McLeod, S. McIlveen, R. Blake, R. Gunther, J. Davis, L. Talken, D. Cottee, A. Quail, G. Parsons and S. White. Effects of graded exercise on bronchial blood flow and airway dimensions in sheep. Pulm Pharmacol Therap. 2007;20(2):178-89.

Mutalip Hamut, Anthony Quail, David Cottee, Peng Seah, Robert Blake, Saxon White, Damian McLeod, Robert Bishop. Development of a chronic sheep model for the study of regional coronary control mechanisms, (Abstract presented at Experimental Biology 2006 San Francisco, CA, April 1-5.)

Quail A, Cottee D, McLeod D, Blake R, Bishop R, McIlveen S & White S. Analysis of bronchovascular downstream blood pressure changes in exercising sheep. Arch Physiol Biochem. 2003;111(4): 309-13.

White S, McIlveen S, Parsons G, Quail A, Cottee D, Gunther R, Bishop R, McLeod D & Blake R. Neural control of the bronchial circulation (Brief Review). Arch Physiol Biochem. 2003;111(4): 305-8.

Bishop R, McLeod D, McIlveen S, Blake R, Gunther R, Davis J, Talken L, Cottee D, Quail A, Parsons G & White S. Long-term measurement of bronchial vascular resistance in awake sheep. Arch Physiol Biochem. 2003;111(4): 315-6.