Kate Marie Richards, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Kate Marie Richards, M.D.

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

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




Family and Community Medicine

Locations and Contact

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Behavioral Health Center
2230 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Richards works closely with her patients to achieve both physical and mental wellness.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Richards is a dual board-certified psychiatrist and family medicine physician who provides full-spectrum mental health, chronic disease, procedural, obstetric, and pediatric care in the hospital and clinic settings. She has special clinical interest and expertise in collaborative care, trauma-informed care, and teaching.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Richards' research and academic interests include population health and social determinants of health.


General Psychiatry
Family and Community Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.S., Biological Sciences, UC Davis, Davis CA 2010

Undergraduate School

B.A., Psychology, UC Davis, Davis CA 2010

Medical School

M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 2015


Psychiatry and Family Medicine, UC Davis Health, Sacramento CA 2015-2020

Professionalism Award in Psychiatry, UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2020

Family Medicine Resident Teacher of the Year, UC Davis Health, 2018, 2020

Regents Scholarship, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Gold Humanism Honor Society, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2014

Richards K, DeMartini J, Xiong G. Understanding Sleep Disorders in Older Adults. Psychiatry Times, Geriatric Psychiatry Special Report. 2018 Feb 28;35(2). 

Han J, Richards K, Kim J. Anxiety Disorders. McCarron R, Xiong G, Rivelli S, Muskin P, Summergrad P, Suo S (Eds). Association of Medicine and Psychiatry: Primary Care Psychiatry, 2nd ed, Wolters Kluwer. 2019;5.