Marla Ferschl, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Fellowship Director, Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship Program
Residency Rotation Director, Pediatric Anesthesia Rotation

Dr. Marla B. Ferschl is an Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesia in the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia. Clinically, she is an anesthesiologist who treats children requiring sedation or anesthesia for procedures, radiologic studies, or surgery. She is also a member of the fetal surgery team. Additionally, Dr. Ferschl attends on the integrated pediatric pain and palliative care service. Dr. Ferschl is the director of the pediatric anesthesia fellowship program. She also organizes the resident rotation in pediatric anesthesia. Her research interests include anesthesia for fetal surgery, operating room efficiency, and delivery of procedural feedback in the operating room.

Nguyen E, Sarah G, Ferschl MB. Images in Anesthesiology: Intraoral Lipomas. Anesthesiology. 2018 Mar; 128(3):636.
Nguyen E, Sarah G, Ferschl MB. Intraoral Lipomas. Anesthesiology. 2017 Oct 16.
Sinskey JL, Rollins MD, Whitlock E, Moon-Grady AJ, Vu L, Feiner JR, Ferschl MB. Incidence and Management of Umbilical Artery Flow Abnormalities during Open Fetal Surgery. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2017 Aug 22.
Shavit CW, Rollins MD, Ferschl MB. Maternal convulsion during high-dose sevoflurane anaesthesia for open foetal surgery. Br J Anaesth. 2017 Apr 01; 118(4):634-635.
Ferschl MB, Moon-Grady AJ, Rollins MD, Gilliss B, Schulman SR, Tulzer G, Stohl S, Ginosar Y. CASE 8-2016 Percutaneous Fetal Cardiac Intervention for Severe Aortic Stenosis and Evolving Hypoplastic Left-Heart Syndrome. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016 Aug; 30(4):1118-28.
Ferschl M, Ball R, Lee H, Rollins MD. Anesthesia for in utero repair of myelomeningocele. Anesthesiology. 2013 May; 118(5):1211-23.
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.
Ferschl MB, Rollins MD. Thromboemboli, acute right heart failure and disseminated intravascular coagulation after intraoperative application of a topical hemostatic matrix. Anesth Analg. 2009 Feb; 108(2):434-6.
Ferschl MB, Tung A, Sweitzer B, Huo D, Glick DB. Preoperative clinic visits reduce operating room cancellations and delays. Anesthesiology. 2005 Oct; 103(4):855-9.
Honors and Awards: 
Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2012