James Jones, M.D.

James Harvey Jones, M.D.



Anesthesiology - Regional


  • Assistant Clinical Professor


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UC Davis Medical Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Primary Phone:
800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Jones promotes a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to perioperative pain medicine and the recovery of his patients. 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Jones is an anesthesiologist providing care to a diverse patient population undergoing surgical procedures of varying complexity. He has special interest in Perioperative Pain Management, Regional Anesthesia, and Obstetric Anesthesiology.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Jones' research interests have included survival analyses of neurostimulator electrodes placed around the greater occipital nerve and the use of MRI to assess the distance from the skin surface to the epidural space in patients undergoing prone interlaminar cervical and lumbar epidural steroid injection. Current research interests include EEG-derived measurements of anesthetic depth. 


General Anesthesiology


M.D., Albany Medical College, Albany NY 2012

B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA, 2008

Internship: General Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI, 2012-2013


Anesthesiology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA, 2013-2016


Pain Medicine, Duke University, Durham NC, 2016-2017

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology,

American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine,

Medical Board of California,

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association

American Society of Anesthesiologists

International Anesthesia Research Society

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Anesthesiology Resident, 2016

Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, 2016

Select Recent Publications

Jones JH, Brown A, Moyse D, Qi W, Roy L. Survival analysis of occipital nerve stimulator leads placed under fluoroscopic guidance with and without ultrasonography. Pain Physician. 2017 Nov;20(7):E1115-E1121.

Jones JH, Singh N, Nidecker A, Li C, Fishman S. Assessing the agreement between radiologic and clinical measurements of lumbar and cervical epidural depths in patients undergoing prone interlaminar epidural steroid injection. Anesth Analg. 2017 May;124(5):1678-1685.

Jones J. Postherpetic neuralgia. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2015 Jun;29(2):180-1.

Jones J. Neuropathic pain syndrome. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2015 Jun;29(2):178-9.

Porter KA, Kelley LN, Nekorchuk MD, Jones JH, Hahn AB, de Noronha CM, Harton JA, Duus KM. CIITA enhances HIV-1 attachment to CD4+ T cells leading to enhanced infection and cell depletion. Journal of Immunology. 2010 Dec;185(11):6480-6488.