Zachary Holt, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Zachary Holt, M.D.

Associate Professor

Assistant Primary Care Program Director

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



Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

General Internal Medicine
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Phone: 916-734-2737

Additional Numbers

Clinic Fax


Clinical Interests

Dr. Zach Holt is a clinician-educator who concentrates on the primary care of medically complicated patients, underserved patients, and patients with chronic pain. He loves teaching learners at all levels, and sees each clinical moment as an opportunity to foster interest in primary care.


General Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 2001

Medical School

M.D., UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco CA 2006


Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2006-2009

Outstanding Clinician Award, 2014

Gold Humanism Honors Society, 2017

Henry SG, Holt ZB. Frustrated Patients and Fearful Physicians. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Feb;32(2):148-149. doi:10.1007/s11606-016-3868-y. PMID:27688253.

Barr C, Marois M, Sim I, Schmid CH, Wilsey B, Ward D, Duan N, Hays RD, Selsky J, Servadio J, Schwartz M, Dsouza C, Dhammi N, Holt Z, Baquero V, MacDonald S, Jerant A, Sprinkle R, Kravitz RL. The PREEMPT study - evaluating smartphone-assisted n-of-1 trials in patients with chronic pain: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Feb 27;16:67. doi:10.1186/s13063-015-0590-8. PMID:25881274.

Holt Z, Keenan CR. Morning Report: A young woman with urinary frequency. SGIM Forum. 2010;33(8).

Holt Z. Prostate Cancer. McCarron RM, Xiong GL, Keenan CR, Nasrallah HA (eds). Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, American Psychiatric Publishing, Arlington. 2015;5(20):289-298.

Holt Z, Keenan CR. Palpitations. Henderson MC, Tierney LM, Smetana GW (eds). The Patient History, 2nd Edition: An Evidence-Based Approach to Differential Diagnosis, McGraw-Hill, New York NY. 2012;6(28):273-279.