Christian Bohringer, M.B.B.S.

Christian Bohringer, M.B.B.S.




  • Clinical Professor


Christian Bohringer 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
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Bohringer aims for competent care with good patient outcomes.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Bohringer has clinical interests in cardiac anesthesia, intraoperative echocardiography, vascular anesthesia and thoracic anesthesia.


General Anesthesiology


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

Board Certifications

Advanced Intraoperative TEE,

American Board of Anesthesiology,

American Board of Anesthesiology - Critical Care Medicine,

Professional Memberships

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.