Cathy Lammers, M.D.

Cathy Lammers, M.D.



Pediatric Anesthesiology


  • Professor
  • Director of Pediatirc Anesthesiology


Cathy Lammers is not currently accepting new patients. For assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Patient Support Services Building

4150 V St., Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Department Fax: 916-734-7980

Clinical Interests

Dr. Lammers is a fellow-trained pediatric anesthesiologist. She administers anestheisa to pediatric patients scheduled for general and cardiovascular surgical procedures. She serves as the Director of the one year Pediatric Anesthesia fellowship training program in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and is active in medical student and resident education. Her research interests include pediatric pain management and pediatric regional anesthesia.


Pediatric Anesthesiology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX 1992

B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 1988

Internship: Pediatrics, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1992-1993


Anesthesiology, Stanford University, Stanford CA 1994-1997


Pediatric Anesthesiology,Stanford University & Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford CA 1997-1998

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology - Diplomate, 1998

American Board of Anesthesiology - Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2015

Honors and Awards

Best Doctors in America, 2014

Best Doctors, Sacramento Business Journal, 9/16/11 Issue on Sacramento Magazine, 2011-2012 Americans Best Doctor Award, 2007

Americans Best Doctor Award, 2007

Certificate of Appreciation, Certificate presented to Dr. Lammers from Paul N. Wilso, MS IV, 2005

Select Recent Publications

Stratmann G, Lee,J, Sall, JW, Lee, BH Alvi, RS, Shih J, Rowe AM, Ramage TM, Chang FL, Alexander TG, Lempert DK, Lin N, Siu KH, Elphick SA, Wong A, Schnair CI, Vu AF, Chan JT, Zai H, Michelle KW, Anthony AM, Barbour KC, Ben-Tzur D, Kazarian NE, Lee JY, Shen JR, Liu E, Behniwal GS, Lammers CR, Quinones Z, Aggarwal A, Cedars E, Yonelinas AP, Ghetti S. Effect of General Anesthesia in Infancy on Long-Term Recognition Memory in Humans and Rats. Neuropsychopharmacology: official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. 2014;39: 2275-2287.

Lammers CR and Wyckaert C: Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery, Chapter 30, Gregory GA and Andropolous DB, (ed), Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia, 5th edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, West Sussex, UK. 2012;757-776.

Young GB and Lammers CR (Lead Contributors); Marinello K, Chantry CJ, Bunik M, Noble L, Brent N, Holmes AV, Lawrence RA, Powers NG, Seo T, Taylor JS. Protocol #25: Recommendations for Preprocedural Fasting for the Breastfed Infant: "NPO" Guidelines. Breastfeeding Medicine. 2012;7(3): 197-202.

Crandall, M, Lammers, C, Senders, C, Braun, JV. Children's tonsillectomy experiences: influencing factors. Journal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community. 2009;13(4): 308-21.

Lammers C and Hackel A: Appendix G: Special Considerations for Latex Allergy, Jaffe RA, Samuels SI, (ed), The Anesthesiologist's Manual of Surgical Procedures, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia. 2009;G1-G2.

Crandall M, Lammers C, Senders C, Braun JV, Savedra M. Children's Preoperative Tonsillectomy Pain Education: Clinical Outcomes. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2008;72: 1523-1533.

Lammers CR, Hammer GB, Brodsky JB, Cannon WB. Failure to separate and isolate the lungs with an endotracheal tube positioned in the bronchus. Anesthesia and Analgesia 1997;85:946-947