Dr. Sarah Giafaglione is a UCI Health anesthesiologist.

Sarah M. Giafaglione, MD



Clinical Interests

acute pain management

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
  • English
Medical School
Ross University School of Medicine
Cook County HospitalAnesthesiology
UCI Medical CenterRegional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member — American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Member — American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

More Information

Dr. Sarah Giafaglione is a board-certified UCI Health anesthesiologist who specializes in regional anesthesia and acute perioperative pain.

She earned her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Barbados. She completed a residency in anesthesiology at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, Ill., followed by a fellowship in regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine at UCI Medical Center.

Giafaglione is an advocate for her patients who prioritizes the use of multimodal pain regimens and local anesthesia. Her goal is to decrease patients' need for perioperative opioids and smooth their transition to recovery. She speaks conversational Spanish and basic Arabic.

She sees patients at UCI Medical Center in Orange. 

UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868