Robert Jarka, MD, serves as the staff anesthesiologist at ambulatory surgery
centers in Placerville and Jackson. At each location, he takes appointments
to perform pain management injections. Dr. Jarka is a former Chief of
Anesthesia at Marshall Hospital, where he also served as Secretary of
the Medical Staff.
Board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, Dr. Jarka was
born in Grand Rapids, Mich. He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University
of Notre Dame before completing his medical degree studies at Washington
University in St. Louis. He finished his residency at UC Davis Medical School.
A former assistant professor at UC Davis Medical Center (1989-1997), Dr,
Jarka has earned numerous honors. In 2004, readers of the Mountain Democrat
voted him “Best Medical Professional in El Dorado County.”
Professional organizations include the American Medical Association and
American Society of Anesthesiologists.