Paul Brian Aronowitz, M.D., M.A.C.P. for UC Davis Health

Paul Brian Aronowitz, M.D., M.A.C.P.

Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine

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Hospital Medicine


Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

Patient Support Services Building

Patient Support Services Building
4150 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers



Clinic Fax


Physician Referrals

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

Clinical Interests

Dr. Aronowitz has practiced hospital medicine for over 25 years. His predomininant role at UC Davis is as a clinician educator, working closely with medical students and Internal Medicine residents. He also supervises the Internal Medicine Clerkship.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Aronowitz is particularly interested in bedside teaching, emphasizing the patient-centered approach to the patient history and physical examination. He has also published texts and journal publications describing informative medical cases and the physical examination in specific disease processes.


General Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.A., East Asian Studies, Oberlin College, Oberlin OH 1981

Medical School

M.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland OH 1989

Other School

Post-Baccalaureate, Columbia University School of General Studies, New York NY 1984


Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1989-1992


Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1990-1992


Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1992-1993

Outstanding Instructor Award for Excellence in Teaching of Clinical Medicine, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Master of the American College of Physicians, American College of Physicians, 2018

APDIM Distinguished Medical Educator Award, 2017

Outstanding Inpatient Care Faculty Award (elected by Internal Medicine Residents), 2013, 2015

Dean's Inspirational Faculty Educator Award, 2014

Lee AQ, Aronowitz P. Conjunctival and Palmar Pallor. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Nov;36(11):3575-3576. doi:10.1007/s11606-021-06981-5. Epub 2021 Jun 25. PMID:34173203.

Patel KG, Huynh JC, Liu JM, Aronowitz P, Cho M. A Jaw-dropping Case of Mandibular Mass. Cleve Clin J Med. Accepted June 2021, publication pending.

Leung M, Aronowitz PB, Medici V. The Present and Future Challenges of Wilson's Disease Diagnosis and Treatment. Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2021 May 1;17(4):267-270. doi:10.1002/cld.1041. PMID:33968387.

Zelada GM, Aronowitz P. The Clinical Picture: Sweet Syndrome. Cleve Clin J Med. Accepted May 2021, publication pending.

Woldemichael B, Molla M, Aronowitz P. Erythema Nodosum Leprosum. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 May;36(5):1429-1430. doi:10.1007/s11606-021-06620-z. Epub 2021 Jan 29. PMID:33515194.

Williams DM, Harbaugh J, Aronowitz P, Keenan CR. A Smoky Dilemma. J Hosp Med. 2021 Mar;16(3):175-179. doi:10.12788/jhm.3487. PMID:33617446.

Chan S, Aronowitz P. A cutaneous clue to HIV infection. Cleve Clin J Med. 2021 Mar 1;88(3):145-146. doi:10.3949/ccjm.88a.20042. PMID:33648964.

Chretien KC, Raj JM, Abraham RA, Aronowitz P, Astiz DJ, Chheda SG, Esquivel EL, Garcia MM, Ismail N, Lane S, McLaughlin SE, Pereira A, Shaheen AW, Spencer AL, Tartaglia KM, Willett LL. AAIM Recommendations for the 2020-2021 Internal Medicine Residency Application Cycle in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Am J Med. 2020 Oct;133(10):1223-1226.e6. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.06.002. Epub 2020 Jul 10. PMID:32659220.

Piao C, Aronowitz PB. Beau's Toes. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Aug;35(8):2467. doi:10.1007/s11606-020-05883-2. Epub 2020 May 28. PMID:32468432.

Falahati V, Aronowitz PB. SAPHO Syndrome from Hidradenitis Suppurativa. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Apr;35(4):1307-1308. doi:10.1007/s11606-019-05131-2. Epub 2020 Feb 19. PMID:32076984.