Dr. Steve Yun is a board-certified M.D. anesthesiologist whose mission is to bring the safety of hospital-grade anesthesia to the dental office. He maintains active privileges at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, which was recently chosen the best hospital in Orange County, California; he also performs complex anesthesia cases at Rady's Children's Hospital in San Diego. The majority of his patients in dental offices are children, and Dr. Yun is a member of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Yun received his MD with Honors in 1996 from the University of Southern California, with an additional 3 years of training in Anesthesiology at the UCLA Medical Center, and is certified in Adult and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. He is an Examiner and Expert Consultant for the Dental Board of California, and a Safety Inspector for the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities.
Dr. Yun regularly teaches students as a Clinical Professor at Western University of Health Sciences and a Lecturer at the Loma Linda School of Dentistry. For the last 15+ years, he has been the Director of Anesthesia for Dr. Daniel Kharrazi, former Team Physician for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Interests and Passions:
"My work is my passion, but I also love reading non-fiction, tennis, hockey, snowboarding, the saxophone, & being with my family in our National Parks. I am also a proud supporter of the So Cal Bulldog Rescue Organization."
Affiliations and Memberships:
- Saddleback Memorial Medical Center (Orange County)
- Rady's Children's Hospital of San Diego
- American Society of Anesthesiology
- Society of Pediatric Anesthesia
- CA Society of Pediatric Dentistry
- American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists (Associate)
- American Dental Society of Anesthesiology