Shaheen Taghizadeh Najafi, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Shaheen Taghizadeh Najafi, M.D.

Associate Physician

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Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

UC Davis Medical Center

UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Philosophy of Care

I strive to deliver compassionate patient care that is rooted in evidence-based medicine. I treasure the opportunity to participate in the clinical education of medical students and resident physicians.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Najafi is an adult academic hospitalist with a special clinical interest in medical education.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Najafi's academic interests are focused on medical education, specifically how to optimize the experience of fourth-year medical students during their internal medicine acting internship.


Hospital Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.S., Human Biology, UC San Diego, La Jolla CA 2007

Medical School

M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA 2012


Internal Medicine, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2012-2013


Internal Medicine, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2013-2015

Najafi S, Sandrock C. Hospitalized Patients with Acute Pneumonia. Hosp Med Clin. 2017 Oct;6(4):456-469. doi:10.1016/j.ehmc.2017.05.012. Epub 2017 Sep 15. PMID:32288999.