Jamie E. Anderson, M.D., M.P.H. for UC Davis Health

Jamie E. Anderson, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor

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Pediatric Surgery



Locations and Contact

UC Davis Children's Hospital

UC Davis Children's Hospital
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Shriners Hospital for Children

Shriners Hospital for Children
2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Clinic Phone: 916-453-2180

Clinic Fax: 916-453-2373

Additional Numbers

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Clinic Referral Phone

800-UCD-4-KIDS (800-823-4543)

Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

Being from the Sacramento Valley, I am thrilled and honored to practice at UC Davis and offer world-class care to children in this region. With our entire team of experts, my goal is to provide the best care possible for your child, whether it is a scheduled operation or a surgical emergency.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Anderson is a pediatric general and thoracic surgeon at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children - Northern California, where she treats children from neonates to teenagers with a range of congenital anomalies and emerent surgical conditions.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Anderson’s research focuses on improving surgical outcomes and access to surgical care for children of all ages. As a former Peace Corps volunteer, she has a particular interest in rural and global surgery.


Pediatric Surgery

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.A., International Studies, Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA 2006

Medical School

M.D., UC San Diego, La Jolla CA 2014

Other School

M.P.H., Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD 2010


General Surgery, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2014-2015


General Surgery, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2014-2020


Pediatric Surgery, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle WA 2020-2022

UC Davis Department of Surgery Outstanding Resident Leader Inside and Outside the Operating Room, 2020

UC Davis Department of Surgery Administrative Chief Resident, 2020

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Resident Inductee, 2020

American College of Surgeons Jameson L. Chassin, MD, FACS, Award for Professionalism in General Surgery Finalist, 2019

UC Davis Department of Surgery Outstanding Intern of the Year (2014-2015), 2015

Anderson JE, Morray BH, Puia-Dumitrescu M, Rothstein DH. Patent ductus arteriosus: From pharmacology to surgery. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2021 Dec;30(6):151123. doi:10.1016/j.sempedsurg.2021.151123. Epub 2021 Oct 23. PMID:34930590.

Anderson JE, Campbell JA, Durowoju L, Greenberg SLM, Rice-Townsend SE, Gow KW, Avansino J. COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) presenting as appendicitis with shock. J Pediatr Surg Case Rep. 2021 Aug;71:101913. doi:10.1016/j.epsc.2021.101913. Epub 2021 May 19. PMID:34026490.

Anderson JE, Jurkovich GJ, Galante JM, Farmer DL. A Survey of the Surgical Morbidity and Mortality Conference in the United States and Canada: A Dying Tradition or the Key to Modern Quality Improvement? J Surg Educ. 2021 May-Jun;78(3):927-933. doi:10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.10.008. Epub 2020 Nov 1. PMID:33139215.

Anderson JE, Galganski LA, Pivetti CD, Ma B, Farmer DL, Hirose S. Fetal repair of surgically-created gastroschisis in a lamb model may improve postnatal feeding tolerance and intestinal motility: a pilot study. J Peds Surg. 2019 Oct:54(10):P2061-2068. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.11.021

Anderson JE, Vanover MA, Saadai P, Stark RA, Stephenson JT, Hirose S. Epidemiology of Hirschsprung disease in California from 1995 to 2013. Pediatr Surg Int. 2018 Dec;34(12):1299-1303. doi:10.1007/s00383-018-4363-9. Epub 2018 Oct 15. PMID:30324568.

Anderson JE, Galganski LA, Cheng Y, Stark RA, Saadai P, Stephenson JT, Hirose S. Epidemiology of gastroschisis: A population-based study in California from 1995 to 2012. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Dec;53(12):2399-2403. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2018.08.035. Epub 2018 Sep 4. PMID:30266482.

Anderson JE, Cheng Y, Stephenson JT, Saadai P, Stark RA, Hirose S. Incidence of Gastroschisis in California. JAMA Surg. 2018 Nov 1;153(11):1053-1055. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1744. PMID:30046825.

Anderson JE, Stark RA, Saadai P, Hirose S. Association of Procedures and Patient Factors With 30-Day Readmission Rates After Pediatric Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2017 Oct 1;152(10):980-981. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.1722. PMID:28658464.

Anderson JE, Bickler SW, Chang DC, Talamini MA. Examining a common disease with unknown etiology: trends in epidemiology and surgical management of appendicitis in California, 1995-2009. World J Surg. 2012 Dec;36(12):2787-94. doi:10.1007/s00268-012-1749-z. PMID:22948195.

Anderson JE, Chang DC, Parsons JK, Talamini MA. The first national examination of outcomes and trends in robotic surgery in the United States. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Jul;215(1):107-14; discussion 114-6. doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.02.005. Epub 2012 May 4. PMID:22560318.