Ranked #44 nationally and rated high-performing in ovarian cancer surgery and uterine cancer surgery.
A team of UC Davis Health researchers, led by pioneering fetal surgeon Diana Farmer, M.D., and bioengineer Aijun Wang, Ph.D., has been awarded nearly $15 million for groundbreaking work on a spina bifida treatment by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and Shriners Children’s. The funding will allow the team to carry out phase 2 of the CuRe Trial (Cellular Therapy for In Utero Repair of Myelomeningocele) that tests the first stem cell treatment for the birth defect.
Black women in the United States experience disproportionately worse maternal health outcomes than all other racial groups, which further negatively impacts Black women with sickle cell disease. Published in the American Journal of Hematology, UC Davis Health researchers co-authored the study alongside Stanford and UCSF.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers at UC Davis Health found that exposure to organophosphate ester flame retardants during pregnancy was associated with preterm birth, especially among female newborns. The chemicals were also linked to higher birth weight, a concern for increased obesity risk. The major research study was published in Environmental Health Perspectives.
A University of California Cancer Consortium project is offering patients the opportunity to participate in a study using a phone app.Learn more
UC Davis Health is a leader in robotic surgery and has been at the forefront of defining the best uses and techniques for the practice.Learn more
One of ~52 U.S. cancer centers designated “comprehensive” by the National Cancer Institute.
A U.S. News & World Report best hospital in cancer, cardiology, heart & vascular surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ENT, geriatrics, neurology & neurosurgery, obstetrics & gynecology, and pulmonology & lung surgery.
Our providers offer high-quality care to women during every stage of life. For contraceptive or fertility advice, routine and high-risk pregnancy care, or menopausal symptoms, our experts deliver personalized care centered on you.
A U.S. News & World Report best children’s hospital in diabetes & endocrinology, nephrology, and orthopedics*. (*Together with Shriners Children’s)
U.S. News & World Report rated UC Davis Medical Center high performing in ovarian cancer surgery.
U.S. News & World Report rated UC Davis Medical Center high performing in uterine cancer surgery.
UC Davis Medical Center received Healthgrades® America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award for 2024, placing us among the top 2% of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance. We also received accolades for high-quality patient care, known as Specialty Excellent Awards, in five areas including cardiac, neurosciences, gastrointestinal, critical care and pulmonary specialties.
UC Davis Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation’s top hospitals by the 2023 edition of Becker’s Hospital Review’s “Great hospitals in America” list.
UC Davis Medical Center has received Magnet® recognition, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence.
Ranked Sacramento’s #1 hospital by U.S. News, and high-performing in COPD, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart failure, hip fracture, hip replacement, kidney failure, leukemia, lymphoma & myeloma, lung cancer surgery, ovarian cancer surgery, pneumonia, prostate cancer surgery, stroke, TAVR, uterine cancer surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery, and orthopedics.