Maurice Zwass


Pediatric anesthesiologist and pain management specialist
Division Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Dr. Maurice Zwass is an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist who cares for pediatric patients. He is division chief of pediatric anesthesiology.

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 fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine and pediatric anesthesia at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

  • Education

    UCSF, MD, 1981

  • Residencies

    UC San Diego, Pediatrics, 1985

    UCSF, Anesthesiology, 1987

  • Fellowships

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

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Where I see patients (1)

    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.