Philosophy of Care
Dr. Bohringer aims for competent care with good patient outcomes.
Dr. Bohringer has clinical interests in cardiac anesthesia, intraoperative echocardiography, vascular anesthesia and thoracic anesthesia.
M.B.B.S., University of New South Wales, New South Wales, 1990
Internship: St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Australia, 1990-1992
Anaesthetic and Intensive Care registrar, Gosford Hospital, Sydney, Australia, 1993-1994
Intensive Care Registrar, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia, 1994-1995
John Hunter Hospital/Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Newcastle, Australia, 1995-1997
Intensive Care, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia, 1997-1998
Anaesthetic Resgistrar/Intensive Care, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia, 1998-1999
Advanced Intraoperative TEE,
American Board of Anesthesiology,
American Board of Anesthesiology - Critical Care Medicine,
American Medical Association
Australian College of Anaesthetists
Australian College of Intensive Care Medicine
California Society of Anesthesiologists (District-1 Director)
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center 2001, 2003
Select Recent Publications
Bohringer C. The origin of the opioid abuse epidemic and the actions we must take to control it. California Society of Anesthesiology Vital Times. 2019.
Bohringer C. Anesthesiologists play a critical role in identifying undiagnosed sleep apnea. Patient Safety and Quality Health Care. 2019 Dec.
Bohringer C, Copeland D, Liu H. A contemporary approach to the treatment of perioperative bronchospasm. Transl Perioper & Pain Med. 2020;7(2):190-199.
Bohringer C, Liu H. Is it always necessary to reverse the neuromuscular block at the end of the surgery? Journal of Biomedical Research. 2019;33(4):217-220.
Bohringer H, Moua H, Liu H. Is there still a role for succinylcholine in contemporary clinical practice? Transl Perioper & Pain Med. 2019;6(4);129-135.
Bohringer C, Astorga C, Liu H. Opioid free anesthesia and the precautions necessary when employing it. Transl Perioper & Pain Med. 2019;7(1):152-57.
Bohringer C, Duca J, Liu H. A synospsis of contemporary airway management. Transl Perioper & Pain Med. 2019;6(1):5-16.
Bohringer C, Liu H. Is it time for an expanded role of dexmedetomidine in contemporary anesthesia practice? A clinician's perspective. Transl Perioper & Pain Med. 2018;5(3):55-62.
Fleming N, Sisitki M, Bohringer CH. Anesthesia for Patients with Asthma. Gershwin ME, Albertson TE, (ed). Bronchial Asthma: A Guide for Practical Understanding and Treatment, 6th ed. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC. 2011;345-59.
Beckmann U, Bohringer C, Carless R, Gillies OM, Runciman WB, Wu AW, Pronovost P. Evaluation of two methods for quality improvement in intensive care: Facilitated incident monitoring and retrospective medical chart review. Critical Care Medicine. 2003;31(4):1006-11 & 1277.