Maurice Zwass, MD

Pediatric anesthesiologist and pain management specialist

Dr. Maurice Zwass is an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist who cares for pediatric patients.

After earning his medical degree from UCSF, Zwass completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego, followed by an anesthesia residency at UCSF. He completed a fellowships in pediatric critical care medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


Pediatric Prepare Program
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor, 6B
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-1150
Fax: (415) 353-8800

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UCSF, MD 1981


UC San Diego, Pediatrics 1985
UCSF, Anesthesiology 1987


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 1988

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Menda SK, Gregory GA, Feiner JR, Zwass MS, Ferschl MB. The effect of deep and awake tracheal extubation on turnover times and postoperative respiratory complications post adenoid-tonsillectomy. Can J Anaesth. 2012 Dec; 59(12):1158-9.
  2. Thornton RH, Heyman MB, Wilson MW, Zarrinpar A, Kerlan RK, LaBerge JM, Zwass M, Gordon RL. Sharp recanalization of a short esophageal occluding stricture in a patient with epidermolysis bullosa. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Nov; 64(5):793-6.
  3. Zwass MS. Regional anesthesia in children. Anesthesiol Clin North America. 2005 Dec; 23(4):815-35, x.
  4. Zeltzer L, Hyman P, Heyman M, Boyce WT, Zwass M, Koh J, Hamilton A, Feldman EJ. Persistent visceral pain in adolescents. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1996 Jan; 22(1):92-8.
  5. Heyman MB, Zwass M, Applebaum M, Rudolph CD, Gordon R, Ring EJ. Chronic recurrent esophageal strictures treated with balloon dilation in children with autosomal recessive epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica. Am J Gastroenterol. 1993 Jun; 88(6):953-7.

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