Pouria Kashkouli, M.D., M.S. for UC Davis Health

Pouria Kashkouli, M.D., M.S.

Health Sciences Clinical Professor

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Internal Medicine

Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

UC Davis Medical Center

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

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Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

I believe in providing a whole patient care. I hope to treat their physicial aligments and to also address their emotional and spirtual needs with my team of social workers and chaplains. My goal is to understand my patients goals and values and to meet them at where they are at.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kashkouli has over 10 years experience as a hospitalist and hospice and palliative medicine. He has special interest in geriatric care, end of life care, advance symptom management and transitions of care. He is a founding member and medical director of UCD Home Based Palliative Care program.

Research/Academic Interests

In addition to his clinical work, he is an instructor of record for Palliative care and Pain Medicine course at UC Davis, School of Medicine. Dr. Kashkouli is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine.


Hospital Medicine
Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.A., Psychology, UC San Diego, La Jolla CA 1999

Undergraduate School

B.S., BioChem, UC San Diego, La Jolla CA 1999

Medical School

M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA 2004

Other School

M.S., Physiology, Georgetown University, Washington DC 2000


Internal Medicine, UC Davis Health, Sacramento CA 2004-2005


Internal Medicine, UC Davis Health, Sacramento CA 2005-2007

Diamond Doc Award, UC Davis Medical Center, 2021

Noureddine N, Hagge DK, Kashkouli P. Student-Reported Attitudes during an Interprofessional Palliative Care Learning Experience: Implications for Dual-Professional Identity, Interdisciplinary Bias, and Patient Outcomes. Palliat Med Rep. 2020 Dec 11;1(1):307-313. doi:10.1089/pmr.2020.0096. PMID:34223490.

Kashkouli P, Hardin, KA. Palliative Care and Rehabilitation in Hospitalized Patients with Respiratory Failure. Hospital Medicine Clinics. 2017;5(4):562-578. doi:10.1016/j.ehmc.2017.05.013.

Kashkouli P, Munoz MC. Mycobacterium genavense Brain Mass Masquerading as a Glioma. Consultant. 2017;57(9):570-572.

Munoz MC, Kashkouli P. Mycobacterium genavense Brain Mass Masquerading as a Glioma. Northern California American College of Physician conference. 2017 Oct 21. Abstract and poster presentation. 

Hagge D, Noureddine N, Kashkouli P, Brady D. Innovation in Pallitive Care Education: Medical, Nursing and Speech-language-patholog IPE. The California State University: Institute for Palliative Care. 2016 Nov. Poster.

Guardado N, Kashkouli P. Tuberculosis Ileitis masquerading as Crohn’s Disease. Northern California American College of Physician conference, Awarded first place for the clinical vignette category. 2014 Nov. Abstract and poster presentation.

Ransibrahmanakul K, Kashkouli P, Foster E, Prindiville T, Sankaran S. Prevalence of Epstein-Barr virus in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Sep;102:S473-474.

Kashkouli P, Chee K. 25-Year-Old-Woman with Mediastinal Mass. American College of Physician conference. 2005 Oct. Abstract and poster presentation.

Kashkouli P, Albanese. Spontaneous Remission of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. American College of Physician conference. 2004 Oct. Abstract and poster presentation.

Nam JH, Alnoah Z, Kanagarajan N, Kashkouli P, Murthy S. Efficacy of CXCR2 Antagonist (SB265610) in Mouse Dextran Sodium Sulfate Model of Colitis. Digestive Disease Weekly. 2004 May. Abstract ID:102236.