Frederick J. Meyers, M.D., M.A.C.P. for UC Davis Health

Frederick J. Meyers, M.D., M.A.C.P.

Director, Center for Precision Medicine and Data Sciences

Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology

Arline Miller Rolkin Professorship in Clinical Effectiveness

Associate Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center Education Training & Career Development

To see if Frederick J. Meyers is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Genitourinary (GU) Oncology


Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

2279 45th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Center for Precision Medicine & Data Sciences

4610 X Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

As of 2016 Dr. Meyers was asked to lead and integrate precision medicine across all of the colleges and schools at UC Davis and the communities it serves. He has developed a network among the UCs, the state, and other partners, making the UC Davis Center for Precision Medicine and Data Sciences a leader in precision medicine. Finding precise, targeted and individualized cures for cancer and all disease, and achieving population health, is his enduring passion.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Meyers has a long-standing interest in cancer biology, clinical trials, and palliative care with a focus on advanced and metastatic malignancies. He was part of the leadership team that achieved the National Cancer Institute designation of a Comprehensive Cancer Center for UC Davis Health. He is a Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine and his service to the University has included 12 years as Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine followed by 7 years as Executive Associate Dean and Vice Dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Meyers has a distinguished record of education and workforce development and is nationally known for leading innovative research career development training programs for physician scientists and pre-and postdoctoral fellows. He has served as Director of Research Education and Career Development in the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) since its inception and has been the principal investigator of several training grants. His appointment as Associate Director for Education, Training and Career Development for UC Davis’ Comprehensive Cancer Center unites the CTSC and Cancer Center research education efforts. In sum, he is a very well-respected internist, oncologist, an expert in precision medicine, and an academician with outstanding records of mentoring and of representing the UC Davis School of Medicine at the national level, publishing frequently on clinical effectiveness research topics.


Hematology and Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

Center for Precision Medicine and Data Sciences
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Undergraduate School

B.S., UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1973

Medical School

M.D., UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco CA 1976


Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1976-1977


Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1977-1979


Hematology/Oncology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1979-1982

Distinguished Professor, 2020

Speaker, UC Davis School of Medicine Commencement, welcome and introduction, (2009-present), 2020

Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community, 2019, 2020

Elected President of Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS), 2019

School of Medicine Research Award, in recognition of outstanding contributions to biomedical science and medicine through clinical research activities, stipend and $7,500 for support of a research fellow, 2018

For a comprehensive list of Dr. Meyers' publications, please click here (opens new window).

Precision Medicine: an Action Plan for California (opens new window)