Robert Kriss, D.O.

Robert Scott Kriss, D.O.


Pediatric Anesthesiology



  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Pediatric Fellowship


Robert Scott Kriss 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

Clinic Fax: 916-734-7980


Pediatric Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


D.O., Midwestern University, Glendale AZ 2003

B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA 1997

Internship: Internal Medicine, Naval Medical Center, San Diego CA 2003-2004


Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2007-2010


Pediatric Anesthesiology, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Ann Arbor MI 2010-2011

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology,

American Board of Anesthesiology - Pediatric Anesthesiology,

Professional Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists

California Society of Anesthesiologists

Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society

Society for Pediatric Anesthesia

Honors and Awards

Navy Commendation Medal, 2007

Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal, 2007

Naval Flight Surgeon Officer Qualification, 2005

National Defense Service Medal, 2003

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, 2003

Department of Anesthesiology Resident Teaching Award, 2014, 2019

Select Recent Publications

Kim KS, Kriss RS, Tautz TJ. Malignant Hyperthermia - Clinical Review. Advances in Anesthesia. 2019.

Kriss RS, Semkiw K, Funumara J. Pediatric Airway Management Guide. Limited Distribution – University of California, Davis Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Critical Airway Team: activation and implementation of a multi-disciplinary Pediatric Critical Airway Team. 2017.

Kriss RS. Pediatric Airway Management Guide. UC Davis Children's Hospital, Pediatric Critical Airway Team Guide. 2016.

Kriss RS, Tarnal V. Complex spine surgery: extubating a patient after prolonged prone surgery. Mashour GA and Farag E, (ed). Case Studies in Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care. Cambridge University Press, New York City, NY. 2010.

Kriss RS, Naughton N. PACU Discharge Criteria following Outpatient Surgery. Michigan University. 2007.