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Scott Engwall, MD, MBA


Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, California

Dr. Scott Engwall is the Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care and the Medical Director of Perioperative Services at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California. After completing his residency in Anesthesiology at UC Irvine in 1991, Dr. Engwall moved his way up in a local Anesthesia Department to become the Chair of Anesthesiology at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in 2001. He was Chair for the department for 5 years and completed his MBA at that time before returning to UC Irvine in 2006. As Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs Dr. Engwall manages the Clinical Operations for the Department which includes managing the Anesthesia staffing needs for 22 anesthesia locations both on and off campus (approximately 17,000 anesthetics/year), managing the clinical operations of the busy Center for Perioperative Care (pre-op clinic), managing the clinical operations of the Operating Rooms on a day to day basis, serving on multiple hospital committees, Chairing the OR Committee, and implementing the operational aspects of many new and innovation programs such as the Perioperative Surgical Home.

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