Faculty Profile

Orophenia Bollinger
MSN Nurse Anesthesia

I have been practicing anesthesia for 10 years in a wide variety of settings and specialties. After graduating from the Program of Nurse Anesthesia (PNA) in 2003, I continued my involvement with the PNA, as I am committed to educating students in becoming highly skilled and compassionate anesthesia providers.

High Risk OB

N662- Advanced Principles of Anesthesia II (Faculty of Record)
N653- Advanced Pathophysiology
N606- Senior Synthesis


2005- Present
• Examiner and Author, Oral Comprehensive Exams

2006- Present
• Guest Lecturer
“Introduction to Neuraxial Anesthesia”
“Malignant Hyperthermia”
“Geriatric Anesthesia”

2012- Present
• Member, Admission Committee

• Volunteer/Participant, Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management (ACRM) Workshop


Sutter Solano Medical Center 6/13 - present
Private Practice CRNA- OB Anesthesia

Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento 6/12 - present
Staff CRNA

Samuel Merritt University 8/11 - 7/13
Regional Clinical Coordinator- Sacramento

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital 8/10 - 6/11
Private Practice CRNA- OB Anesthesia

Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital 7/10 - present
Private Practice CRNA- Rural Anesthesia

Somnia Anesthesia Services Inc. 6/10 - 7/11
Private Practice CRNA- High-Risk OB

Almonte Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2/09 – 9/12
Private Practice CRNA- Office Based Anesthesia

Awe Natural Plastic Surgery 2/06 - 3/13
Private Practice CRNA- Office Based Anesthesia

Kaiser Permanente North Valley 12/03 – 6/12
Staff CRNA

2009-2012: OB Lead/Lecturer for Kaiser Prenatal Class, “Anesthesia Options in Labor and Delivery”
2013: Development of anesthesia patient education material for obstetric patients

Recipient, Yuri Nishimura Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, 2012
Member, Golden Key National Honor Society
Recipient, Dorothy L. Patterson Scholarship, 1994

Member, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Member, California Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Member, Anesthesia OB Committee Kaiser South Sacramento

Co-created a Kaiser Prenatal Class for Kaiser members, “Anesthesia Options in Labor and Delivery”
Participate in the preceptorship of student nurse anesthetists

California Registered Nurse Anesthetist License #3100
California Registered Nurse License #536502
Certifications: ACLS, BLS, PALS, NRP


Member for
3 years 8 months

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