Sheri Belafsky, M.D., M.S. for UC Davis Health

Sheri Belafsky, M.D., M.S.

Director, Medical Surveillance Program

Sheri Belafsky is not currently accepting new patients. For assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Locations and Contact

Research Park

Research Park
1616 DaVinci Court
Davis, CA 95616

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Cannery Building

Sports Medicine
3301 C St.
Sacramento, CA 95816

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Clinic Phone: 916-734-6805

Clinic Fax: 916-734-6806

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Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Belafsky currently serves as a director on the board for the Western Occupational and Environmental Medical Association (WOEMA) and is active in planning educational content for both WOEMA and UC Davis medical providers.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Belafsky is a board-certified occupational and environmental medicine physician and has been with the UC Davis Medical Surveillance Program since 2008. She completed residency training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine and a Master of Science degree in Public Health Science and Policy at UC Irvine and received her M.D. from Tulane University School of Medicine. As the UC Davis Medical Surveillance Program's medical director, she works with employers to identify potential workplace health hazards and design medical screening programs to prevent injury and illness in the workplace.


Environmental and Occupational Health

Undergraduate School

B.A., Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY 1992

Medical School

M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans LA 1998

Other School

M.S., Environmental Health Science and Policy, UC Irvine, Irvine CA 2004


Transitional, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans LA 1998-1999


Occupational & Environmental Medicine, UC Irvine, Irvine CA 2002-2004

Excellence Award, supporting clinical education of NP and PA students, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Clinical Team, 2022

Fellow, College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine,

Pollock BH, Bergheimer CL, Nesbitt TS, Stoltz T, Belafsky SR, Burtis KC, Carey KM, Nuño M. Healthy Davis Together: Creating a Model for Community Control of COVID-19. Am J Public Health. 2022 Aug;112(8):1142-1146. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2022.306880. PMID:35830663.

Acharya CB, Schrom J, Mitchell AM, Coil DA, Marquez C, Rojas S, Wang CY, Liu J, Pilarowski G, Solis L, Georgian E, Belafsky S, Petersen M, DeRisi J, Michelmore R, Havlir D. Viral Load Among Vaccinated and Unvaccinated, Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Persons Infected With the SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022 Mar 17;9(5):ofac135. doi:10.1093/ofid/ofac135. PMID:35479304.

Belafsky S, Vlach J, McCurdy SA. Cardiopulmonary fitness and respirator clearance: an update. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2013;10(5):277-85. doi:10.1080/15459624.2013.774631. PMID:23530599.

Belafsky P, Gianoli G, Soileau J, Moore D, Davidowitz S. Vestibular autorotation testing in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2000 Feb;122(2):163-7. doi:10.1016/S0194-5998(00)70233-6. PMID:10652384.

Davidowitz S, Belafsky PC, Amedee RG. The epidemiology of malignant melanoma in Louisiana and beyond. J La State Med Soc. 1999 Oct;151(10):493-9. PMID:10546431.

Belafsky P, Kissinger P, Davidowitz SB, Amedee RG. HIV sinusitis: rationale for a treatment algorithm. J La State Med Soc. 1999 Jan;151(1):11-8. PMID:11280808.