Gabriel Sarah, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Associate Residency Program Director for Guidance and Development

Gabriel Sarah, MD is a Health Sciences Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). When not providing clinical anesthesia services to children, Dr. Sarah is actively involved in medical education and research.

Dr. Sarah is a graduate of The University of Arizona – he completed the BA of Interdisciplinary Studies degree in 2001 and the MD degree in 2008. He is board certified in anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology after completing an anesthesiology residency and pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital.

A graduate of the UCSF Teaching Scholars Program and a member of the prestigious UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, Dr. Sarah has a rich history of working within medical education. In undergraduate medical education, Dr. Sarah is currently a Topic Curator for the UCSF School of Medicine Curriculum, and a member of the Mapping and Integration Committee. He has previously served as the LGBTQ+ Health Topic Steward and as a Bridges Coach. He is also a past interim career advisor for all first- and second-year students.

In graduate medical education, Dr. Sarah is the Associate Program Director for Guidance and Development for the UCSF Anesthesia Residency. He is extremely dedicated to the causes of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at UCSF and is continuing his growth as an educator by pursuing a the Master’s Degree in Education at the University of California, Berkeley.

Raygani S, Mangosing D, Clark KD, Luong S, Flentje A, Sarah G. Integrating LGBTQ+ health into medical education. Clin Teach. 2022 04; 19(2):166-171.
Ulloa ML, Froyshteter AB, Kret LN, Chang DP, Sarah GE, McCarthy RJ, Barnes SD, Berry-Kravis EM. Anesthetic management of pediatric patients with Niemann-Pick disease type C for intrathecal 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin injection. Paediatr Anaesth. 2020 07; 30(7):766-772.
Nguyen E, Sarah G, Ferschl MB. Intraoral Lipomas. Anesthesiology. 2017 Oct 16.
Lee BH, Sarah GE, Rosbe KW, Alemi S. Pneumothorax after tracheostomy closure with successful nonsurgical management. J Clin Anesth. 2016 Jun; 31:115-8.
Sarah, G., Martin, C., Stone, M., Schneiderman, C., & Klotz, S. A. . Addictive Disorders in Medical Populations. Substance Addiction and HIV Infection: Scope of the Problem and Management. 2010; 239-249.
Honors and Awards: 
Inquiry Long-Term Mentor Award, UCSF School of Medicine, 2020-2021
Induction into the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, UCSF, 2020