Top doctors providing top care

A list of Sacramento Magazine's Top Doctors for 2020

An impressive number of UC Davis Health physicians — 240 in all — were listed among the Sacramento region's best doctors in the December 2020 issue of Sacramento Magazine. We're honored so many of our own have earned the admiration of their peers and patients.

The list demonstrates UC Davis Health’s across-the-board, world-class care as physicians from more than 61 specialty areas, including 15 pediatric subspecialties, were recognized.

Best doctors in adult medicine

Addiction Medicine

Alicia Agnoli
Martin Leamon

Allergy and Immunology

M. Eric Gershwin
Rosemary Hallett
Suzanne Teuber

Anesthesiology

Richard Applegate
Rajvinder Dhamrait
Neal Fleming
Cathy Lammers
Niroop Ravula
David Wolf
Aubrey Yao

Breast Surgery

Richard Bold
Candice Sauder

Cardiac Surgery

Bob Kiaii
Amy Rahm
Victor Rodriguez
J. Nilas Young

Cardiology

Dali Fan
Reginald Low
Jason Rogers
Gagan Singh
Thomas Smith
Jeffrey Southard
Garrett Wong

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Wissam Halabi

Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease

Jason Adams
Timothy Albertson
Mark Avdalovic
Hugh Black
Nicholas Kenyon
Brooks Kuhn
Christian Sandrock
Christian Sebat

Dermatology

Oma Agbai
Alain Brassard
Barbara Burrall
Nasim Fazel
Sam Hwang
Marc Silverstein
Danielle Tartar
Peggy Wu

Ear, Nose and Throat

Debbie Aizenberg
Peter Belafsky
Arnaud Bewley
Hilary Brodie
Rodney Diaz
Gregory Farwell
Jamie Funamura
Maggie Kuhn
Craig Senders
Toby Steele
E. Bradley Strong
Travis Tollefson

Emergency Medicine

Emily Andrada
Nathan Kuppermann
Julia Magana
Samuel Turnipseed
Leah Tzimenatos

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Stephanie Crossen
Mark Moriwaki
Deborah Plante
Pamela Prescott
Dana Sheely

Family Medicine

Alicia Agnoli
Micaela Godzich
Anthony Jerant
Sarah Marshall
Paul Riggle

Gastroenterology

Christopher Bowlus
Jesse Stondell
Sooraj Tejaswi
Anastasia Waechter

General Surgery

Mohamed Ali
John Anderson
Sepideh Gholami
Hung Ho
Amanda Kirane
David Leshikar
Hazem Shamseddeen

Genetics

Kristin Herman
Madelena Martin
Katherine Rauen
Suma Shankar

Geriatric Medicine

Calvin Hirsch
Huey Lin

Gynecologic Oncology

Rebecca Brooks
Vanessa Kennedy
Gary Leiserowitz
Rachel Ruskin

Hand Surgery

Robert Allen
Christopher Bayne
Chetan Irwin
Clifford Pereira
Robert Szabo

Hematology and Oncology

Helen Chew
Scott Christensen
Brian Jonas
Primo Lara
Tianhong Li
Anjlee Mahajan
Jonathan Riess
Joseph Tuscano
Theodore Wun

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Nathan Fairman
John Macmillan
Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist Heather McKnight
Mithu Molla
Voltaire Sinigayan

Infectious Disease

Stuart Cohen
George Thompson

Internal Medicine

Kevin Burnham
Jason Chang
Zachary Holt
Craig Keenan
Kathryn Newell
Yunli Zheng

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Nina Boe
Nancy Field
Herman Hedriana
Amelia McLennan
Veronique Tache

Nephrology

Shubha Ananthakrishnan
Burl Don
Niti Madan

Neurology

Marc Lenaerts
Lin Zhang

Neurosurgery

Griffith Harsh
Kee Kim
Kiarash Shahlaie
Marike Zwienenberg

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Amy George
Jocylen Glassberg
Bahareh Nejad
Clara Paik
Michael Trifiro

Ophthalmology

James Brandt
Nandini Gandhi
Michele Lim
Mark Mannis

Orthopedic Surgery

Jonathan Eastman
Eric Giza
Brian Haus
Eric Klineberg
Mark Lee
Holly Leshikar
Richard Marder
Gavin Pereira
R. Lor Randall
Rolando Roberto

Pain Medicine

David Copenhaver
Scott Fishman
Gagan Mahajan

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Shawna Arsenault
Loren Davidson
John Dorsett
Maya Evans
Craig McDonald

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Chetan Irwin
Clifford Pereira
Lee L. Q. Pu
Travis Tollefson
Michael Wong

Psychiatry

Helen Kales
Lorin Scher
Andrés Sciolla

Radiation Oncology

Megan Daly
Ruben Fragoso
Shyam Rao

Radiology

Matthew Bobinski
Ghaneh Fananapazir
Rambit Lamba

Rheumatology

Gurtej Cheema
Barton Wise

Sleep Medicine

Kimberly Hardin

Sports Medicine

Kevin Burnham
Jeffrey Tanji
Brandee Waite

Thoracic Surgery

Lisa Brown
David Cooke

Urology

Noah Canvasser
Marc Dall'Era
Christopher Evans
Jennifer Rothschild

Vascular/Interventional Radiology

Rex Pillai
Catherine Vu

Vascular Surgery

Misty Humphries
Matthew Mell

Best doctors in pediatric medicine

Adolescent Medicine Laura Kester
Allergy and Immunology
Victoria Dimitriades

Cardiology

Jonathan Dayan
Frank Ing
Jeanny Park
Andrew Pelech
Sherzana Sunderji
Jay Yeh

Critical Care Medicine

Sara Aghamohammadi
Constantine Dimitriades
John Holcroft
James Marcin
Stephanie Mateev
JoAnne Natale
Jennifer Plant
Jessica Signoff

Dermatology

Smita Awasthi

Endocrinology

Stephanie Crossen
Nicole Glaser
Lindsey Loomba-Albrecht
Dennis Styne

Gastroenterology

Arthur de Lorimier
Kelly Haas
Sunpreet Kaur
Daphne Say
Trinh Truong

Hematology and Oncology

Elysia Alvarez
Reuben Antony
Jong Chung
Marcio Malogolowkin
Anjali Pawar

Infectious Disease

Dean Blumberg
Natasha Nakra
Elizabeth Partridge
Jean Wiedeman
Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine Kristin Hoffman
Satyan Lakshminrusimha
Francis Poulain
Catherine Rottkamp
Mark Underwood

Nephrology

Lavjay Butani
Maha Haddad
Arundhati Kale
Stephanie Nguyen

Neurology

William Benko
Celia Chang
Shannon Liang

Neurosurgery

Marike Zwienenberg

Psychiatry

Anne McBride
Murat Pakyurek

Pulmonology

Sanjay Jhawar
Rory Kamerman-Kretzmer
Kiran Nandalike

Sleep Medicine

Sanjay Jhawar
Kiran Nandalike

Surgery

Erin Brown
Diana Farmer

Urology

Eric Kurzrock
Jennifer Yang

Pediatrics (General)

Robert Byrd
Eric Crossen
Erik Fernandez Y Garcia
Albina Gogo