Spencer Yost
Spencer Yost
Professor of Anesthesia

UCSF School of Medicine


1983 M.D.,Medicine, University of California, San Francisco      
1986 Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Anesthesiology
1987 Presbyterian Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Critical Care Medicine



Dr. Spencer Yost is chief of Anesthesia at UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion and medical director of the six-bed Intensive Care Unit at the Mount Zion hospital. Yost earned a medical degree at UCSF and completed an anesthesia residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, an affiliate of the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in critical care medicine at Presbyterian Hospital, an affiliate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Yost is a professor and vice chair of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UCSF.


Research Interest


Professional Activities:



  1. Discrete Change in Volatile Anesthetic Sensitivity in Mice with Inactivated Tandem Pore Potassium Ion Channel TRESK. Yun Jeong Chae · Jianan Zhang · Paul Au · Marta Sabbadini · Guo-Xi Xie · C Spencer Yost .
  2. Anaphylaxis Complicating Graft Reperfusion During Orthotopic Liver Transplantation: A Case Report A Anderson · H Eilers · C Spencer Yost ·


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