Patient Information

Here are important telephone numbers for the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. For general information about UCLA Health and the UCLA campus, including visitor guides and parking information, please click here.

Important Patient Information

Patient Care/Patient Information Prior to Surgery


Preoperative Treatment Unit

PTU (PreOperative Treatment Unit): (310) 267-9802 (5:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.)

For questions about time of scheduled surgical procedures, where to go on the day of surgery and preoperative instructions


Pain Management

Santa Monica: (310) 794-1841
Westwood: (310) 794-4494
Santa Clarita: (661) 255-8252
Thousand Oaks: (805) 418-3500
Torrance: (310) 325-8252

For more information about our UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center locations, please click here.


Preoperative Evaluation and Planning Center (PEPC)

Schedule your appointment: (310) 794-4494

For more information about our Preoperative Evaluation and Planning Center, pleae click here.


Special Requests or Concerns

If you have special requests or concerns regarding your anesthesia, or would like to request a specific anesthesiology team, we need to know as far in advance as possible. Options for communicating these issues to our schedulers include:

  • Tell the personnel in your surgeon's office
  • Tell the staff in the Preoperative Evaluation and Planning Center
  • Contact the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Information:
    (310) 267-8694
    (310) 267-8626
    7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Mon-Fri)

General Information

Anesthesia Billing:
(310) 267-8694
7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.(Mon-Fri)

Malignant Hyperthermia:
(310) 267-8698
(8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

Medical Records (patient information release):
(310) 825-6021
(8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Parking Information:
(310) 825-8518
(8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Department of Anesthesiology and
Perioperative Medicine Information:

(310) 267-8694
(310) 267-8626
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Mon-Fri)

Emergencies Emergencies

For emergencies call the page operator to contact the on-call anesthesiologist.

Page Operator:

(310) 825-6301 / (310) 267-0529