Mark Avdalovic, M.D., M.A.S. for UC Davis Health

Mark Avdalovic, M.D., M.A.S.

Chair Inpatient and Specialty EHR champions

Co-Chair, UC Davis HICI committee (Medical Records)

Vice Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Medical Director, UCD Health Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Medical Director, Practice Innovation UC Davis Health

Director, Outpatient Pulmonary Faculty Practice

Medical Director, UC Davis Medical Group

Medical Directory, Pulmonary Faculty Practice

Professor of Clinical Medicine

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



Pulmonary and Critical Care

Locations and Contact

UC Davis Medical Group - Sacramento (J Street)

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

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UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom

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

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Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

The core of high-level specialty care is effective communication with patients, their families and referring physicians. I pride myself on being an effective teacher and listener for my patients.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Avdalovic has general clinical interests in pulmonary and critical care, with a particular emphasis on pulmonary vascular disease including all forms of pulmonary hypertension, acute and chronic pulmonary embolism and emphysema.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Avdalovic has research interests in clinical phenotyping of pulmonary hypertension, clinical informatics with particular emphasis on digital health tools and telehealth, and vascular growth factor expression by respiratory epithelium.


Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group

Undergraduate School

B.A., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA 1991

Medical School

M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI 1996


Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1996-1999


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2000-2003

Golden Eagle Scholar Athlete, UC Santa Barbara, awarded to the top scholar athlete on each team, 1989

Presidents Research Fellowship Award, 1990

Big West Scholar Athlete, UC Santa Barbara, 1990

PH Roundtable: Pulmonary Hypertension and Telehealth in the Time of Coronavirus Disease 2019. Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension. 2021;20(1):16-21. doi:10.21693/1933-088X-20.1.16.

Hood-Medland EA, Stewart SL, Nguyen H, Avdalovic M, MacDonald S, Zhu SH, Mayoral A, Tong EK. Health System Implementation of a Tobacco Quitline eReferral. Appl Clin Inform. 2019 Aug;10(4):735-742. doi:10.1055/s-0039-1697593. Epub 2019 Oct 2. PMID:31578046.

Avdalovic MV, Marcin JP. When Will Telemedicine Appear in the ICU? J Intensive Care Med. 2019 Apr;34(4):271-276. doi:10.1177/0885066618775956. Epub 2018 May 13. PMID:29756527.

Okamoto DA, Avdalovic MV. Diagnosis and management of pulmonary hypertension in the hospitalized patient. Hospital Medicine Clinics. 2017 Oct; 6(4):532-542. doi:10.1016/j.ehmc.2017.05.008.

Lo Cascio CM, Quante M, Hoffman EA, Bertoni AG, Aaron CP, Schwartz JE, Avdalovic MV, Fan VS, Lovasi GS, Kawut SM, Austin JHM, Redline S, Barr RG. Percent Emphysema and Daily Motor Activity Levels in the General Population: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Chest. 2017 May;151(5):1039-1050. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.11.033. Epub 2016 Dec 6. PMID:27940190.

Schivo M, Albertson TE, Haczku A, Kenyon NJ, Zeki AA, Kuhn BT, Louie S, Avdalovic MV. Paradigms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: phenotypes, immunobiology, and therapy with a focus on vascular disease. J Investig Med. 2017 Aug;65(6):953-963. doi:10.1136/jim-2016-000358. Epub 2017 Mar 3. PMID:28258130.