Faculty

Alyssa Brzenski, MD 
Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology
Co-Director, Pediatric Anesthesia Education
M.D. - Loma Linda University
Anesthesiology Residency - University of California, San Diego
Fellowship - Pediatric Anesthesia, University of Colorado
Specialty & Interests - Pediatric Anesthesia
abrzenski@ucsd.edu

Mark Greenberg, MD 
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia/Critical Care
M.D. - Emory University
Pediatrics Residency - University of California, San Diego
Anesthesiology Residency - University of California, San Diego
Fellowship – Neonatology, University of California, San Diego
Fellowship - Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, University of California, San Diego
Specialty & Interests - Pediatric Anesthesia, Pain, Neonatology, and Critical Care
Cardiothoracic and Liver transplant anesthesia
mgreenberg@ucsd.edu

Daniel E. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Education, Anesthesiology
Residency Program Director, Anesthesiology
Residency Program Director, Combined Internal Medicine-Anesthesiology
M.D./Ph.D. - Univ of Texas, Southwestern Med Ctr at Dallas
Pediatrics Residency - University of California, San Diego
Anesthesiology Residency - University of California, San Diego
Fellowship - Paediatric Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
Specialty & Interests - Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Critical Care, Global Health, Education Research, Medical Device Development.
d8lee@ucsd.edu

William J. Mazzei, M.D.
Vice-Chair for Technology Development
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology
M.D. - Harvard Medical School
Anesthesia - Mass. General Hospital
Specialty & Interests - Ischemia monitoring; Cardiothoracic and Liver transplant anesthesia;
Optimization of OR practice
wmazzei@ucsd.edu

Sidney Merritt, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology
M.D. - Oregon Health  Sciences University
Anesthesiology Residency  - University of California, San Fransciso
Fellowship - Pediatric Anesthesia, Children's Hospital, Boston
Specialty & Interests – Pediatric Anesthesia
skmerritt@ucsd.edu 

Lance S. Patak, M.D., M.B.A.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology
M.D. - University of California, Los Angeles
MBA - University of Southern California
Anesthesiology Residency - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Fellowship - Pediatric Anesthesia - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Specialty & Interests - Pediatric Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Healthcare Technology Research, Medical Device Development.

Karim Rafaat, M.D. 
Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics
Co-Director, Pediatric Anesthesia Education
M.D. - University of California, San Diego
Pediatrics Residency - University of California, San Diego
Fellowship - Pediatric Critical Care, Children's Hospital, San Diego -University of California, San Diego
Anesthesiology Residency - Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA
Fellowship - Pediatric Anesthesia, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford, CA
Specialty & Interests – Pediatric Anesthesia & Critical Care

Administrative Support:

Julie Nguyen
University of California, San Diego Medical Center
Department of Anesthesiology
200 West Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103-8770
Tel: 619- 543-6240
Fax: 619-543-6476
junguyen@ucsd.edu