Florence Chau-Etchepare, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Florence Chau-Etchepare, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor

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



Pulmonary and Critical Care


Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

UC Davis Medical Group - Sacramento (J Street)

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
2825 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95816

Get Directions

UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom

UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom
251 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630

Get Directions

Additional Numbers

Clinic Fax


Physician Referrals

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

Clinical Interests

Dr. Chau-Etchepare specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine. She has particular clinical interests in the diagnosis and management of suppurative airways diseases, including cystic fibrosis and non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Chau-Etchepare has an academic interest in medical education. She particularly enjoys working with housestaff in the intensive care unit and teaching at the bedside. She also has a particular interest in encouraging and supporting women in medical training.


Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group

Undergraduate School

B.A., Human Biology, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA 2007

Medical School

MD., Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC 2011


Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2011-2014


Pulmonary and Critical Care, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2015-2018

Friends of Nursing Award, 2019

Albertson TE, Pugashetti JV, Chau-Etchepare F, Chenoweth JA, Murin S. Pharmacotherapeutic management of asthma in the elderly patient. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2020 Nov;21(16):1991-2010. doi:10.1080/14656566.2020.1795131. Epub 2020 Jul 20. PMID:32686969.

Pidcock W, Chau-Etchapare F, Murin S. A 65-Year-Old Man with Pulmonary Opacities and Worsening Cough. Chest. 2019 Dec;156(6):e117-e120. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2019.05.041. PMID:31812209.

Chau-Etchepare F, Hoerger J, Kuhn BT, Zeki AA, Hackzu A, Louie S, Kenyon N, Davis C, and Schivo M. Viruses and Non-Allergen Environmental Triggers in Asthma. J Investigative Med. 2019;67(7). doi:10.1136/jim-2019-001000.

Chau-Etchepare F, Bayliss RM Jr, Louie S. Challenging the Diagnosis of Asthma with Methacholine. Consultant. 2018;58(9):242-244.