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Sundeep Tumber, D.O., named Chair of Northern California Shriners Hospital Department of Anesthesiology

Sundeep S. Tumber, D.O., has been named Chair of the department of anesthesiology at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California. Dr. Tumber joined the anesthesiology team at the Northern California Shriners Hospital in August of 2005. He was drawn to the field of pediatric anesthesiology after he completed his rotation at the Shriners Hospital in Sacramento, as a senior anesthesiology resident at the University of California, Davis. 

“I am honored to be part of a team focused on the specialized needs of children. I find my job as a pediatric anesthesiologist to be extremely rewarding and I am privileged to provide care for our patients,” said Dr. Tumber.

“I was immediately drawn to Shriners [Hospital] because of the mission, the children and the opportunity to work with the wonderful medical staff. I enjoy interacting with the patients during the perioperative period and providing them a safe and comfortable anesthetic. I work with an excellent team of physicians, nurses and technicians. We provide state-of-the-art care to our children here at Shriners,” he added.   

Dr. Tumber was born and raised in Yuba City, California. He earned his undergraduate degree at UC Davis, where he focused on how nutrition affects health. He went on to earn his doctorate in osteopathic medicine at Midwestern University — Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Tumber obtained his subspecialty board certification in pediatric anesthesiology in 2013. 

Board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, Dr. Tumber is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology, California Society of Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society, and American Osteopathic Association.

Dr. Tumber’s colleagues in the department of anesthesiology include Adam Chao, M.D., John K. Liu, M.D., Casey Stondell, M.D., Michael D. Matson, M.D., Sam Tafoya, M.D., and Geneva B. Young, M.D.