David Ninan, DO, Anesthesiology, Moreno Valley, CA, Riverside University Health System-Medical Center


Anesthesiology Moreno Valley, CA

Medical Director of Peri-operative Services

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Education & Training

  • Riverside County Regional Medical CenterChief Residency, Anesthesiology, 2002 - 2003
  • Riverside County Regional Medical CenterResidency, Anesthesiology, 2000 - 2003
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical CenterResidency, Family Medicine, 1999 - 2000
  • College of Osteopathic Medicine of the PacificClass of 1999
  • California State UniversityB.A., Psychology, With High Honors, 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State License 2001 - 2022

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2016 RUHS Bertram H. Eckmann, M.D., Emerging Leadership Award Riverside University Health System, 2016
  • Unsung Hero Honor Roll AOA, 2013
  • Mentor Hall of Fame-Top Five Finalist for Mentor of the Year Award AOA, 2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Intraoperative Dexmedetomidine-Induced Polyuric Syndrome  
    Granger S, Ninan D, Cureus, 5/3/2017
  • Implementation of the Clockwork Operating Room Efficiency Model (CORE) to improve First Case Start Times.  
    Trivedi P, Ninan, D, Ludi D, O’Rourke L, Belson D, Journal of the Society for Healthcare Improvement Professionals, 10/2013
  • The Role of Healthcare Analytics and Cloud Computing in a Continuous Quality Monitoring Program  
    Waxer N, Ninan D, Ma A, Dominguez N, American College of Physician Executives "The Physician Executive Journal", 1/1/2013
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  • Medication-Induced Hypothermic Cardiac Arrest.
    Pham, Patrick DO; Patel, Devangi DO; Ninan, David DO; Fargo, Ramiz MD, American Society of Anesthesiology, 1/1/2017
  • Importance of addressing culture change in implementing initiatives. A study in operating room turn over time reduction.
    Janet Zhu D.O., Tricia Fullerton D.O., David Ninan D.O., Riverside County Research Symposium, 1/1/2016
  • Surgery during the "big one". Are YOU ready for it? A pilot study.
    Janet Zhu D.O., David Ninan D.O., Riverside County Research Symposium, 1/1/2016
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  • "Inspiring Excellence: A Resident Career Development Curriculum, a collaborative proposal" 
  • "Inspiring Excellence: A Resident Career Development Curriculum" 
  • Traits of ultra high performers. 
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  • Founding Chair, Value Analysis Committee 2016 - Present
  • Treasurer, Board of Governors - AOCA 2015 - Present
  • Co-chair, OR Committee

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