Top doctors providing top care

A list of Sacramento Magazine’s Top Doctors for 2021

An impressive number of UC Davis Health physicians — 224 in all — were listed among the Sacramento region’s best doctors in the December 2021 issue of Sacramento Magazine. We’re honored so many of our own have earned the admiration of their peers and patients.

The list demonstrates UC Davis Health’s across-the-board, world-class care as physicians from 68 specialty areas, including 22 pediatric subspecialties, were recognized.

Best doctors in adult medicine

Addiction Medicine

Alicia Agnoli
Martin Leamon

Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology

Rosemary Hallett
Suzanne Teuber

Anesthesiology

Richard Applegate
Rajvinder Dhamrait
Niroop Ravula

Cardiac Surgery

Sabrina Evans
Bob Kiaii
Victor Rodriguez

Cardiology

Reginald Low
Gagan Singh
Thomas Smith
Jeffrey Southard
Garrett Wong

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Elizabeth Raskin

Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease

Jason Adams
Timothy Albertson
Mark Avdalovic
Hugh Black
Christian Sandrock

Dermatology

Oma Agbai
Barbara Burrall
Samuel Hwang
Marc Silverstein
Danielle Tartar

Ear, Nose and Throat

Arnaud Bewley
Hilary Brodie
Rodney Diaz
Maggie Kuhn
Toby Steele
E. Bradley Strong
Travis Tollefson

Emergency Medicine

Daniel Colby
Kara Toles
Samuel Turnipseed

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Deborah Plante
Dana Sheely

Family Medicine

Alicia Agnoli
Micaela Godzich
Anthony Jerant
Sarah Marshall

Gastroenterology

Christopher Bowlus
Jesse Stondell

General Surgery

John Anderson
David Leshikar

General Surgery – Minimally Invasive

Victoria Lyo
Hazem Shamseddeen

Genetics

Kristin Herman
Madelena Martin
Suma Shankar

Geriatric Medicine

Calvin Hirsch

Gynecologic Oncology

Rebecca Brooks
Hui (Amy) Chen
Vanessa Kennedy
Gary Leiserowitz
Rachel Ruskin

Hand Surgery

Robert Allen
Christopher Bayne
Clifford Pereira
Robert Szabo

Hematology and Oncology

Helen Chew
Theodore Wun

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Nathan Fairman
John MacMillan
Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist Mithu Molla
Voltaire Sinigayan

Infectious Disease

Stuart Cohen
George Thompson
Sarah Waldman

Internal Medicine

Kevin Burnham
Zachary Holt
Craig Keenan
Kathryn Newell

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Nina Boe
Nancy Field
Herman Hedriana
Amelia McLennan
Veronique Tache

Nephrology

Shubha Ananthakrishnan
Niti Madan
Brian Young

Neurology

Marc Lenaerts
Kwan Ng
Vicki Wheelock

Neurosurgery

Griffith Harsh
Kee Kim
Kiarash Shahlaie
Marike Zwienenberg
Nuclear Medicine Cameron Foster

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Alison Breen
Amy George
Jocylen Glassberg
Bahareh Nejad
Clara Paik
Debra Swanson
Michael Trifiro

Ophthalmology

James Brandt
Nandini Gandhi
Michele Lim
Mark Mannis
Susanna Park
Glenn Yiu

Orthopedic Surgery

Eric Klineberg
Cassandra Lee
Mark Lee
Richard Marder
Gavin Pereira
Rolando Roberto
R. Lor Randall
Steven Thorpe

Pain Medicine

David Copenhaver
Charles De Mesa
Scott Fishman
Gagan Mahajan

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Loren Davidson
Maya Evans
Craig McDonald
Chris Shin

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Clifford Pereira
Lee L. Q. Pu
Travis Tollefson
Granger Wong

Psychiatry

Jeremy DeMartini
Helen Kales
Peter Yellowlees

Radiation Oncology

Megan Daly
Ruben Fragoso

Radiology

Matthew Bobinski

Rheumatology

Gurtej Cheema
Barton Wise

Sleep Medicine

Matthew Chow
Kimberly Hardin
Jamal Mohammed

Sports Medicine

Kevin Burnham
Marcia Faustin
Cassandra Lee
Brandee Waite
Surgical Oncology Richard Bold
Sepideh Gholami
Candice Sauder

Thoracic Surgery

Lisa Brown
David Cooke
Luis Godoy

Urology

Noah Canvasser
Marc Dall’Era
Christopher Evans
Jennifer Rothschild

Vascular/Interventional Radiology

Catherine Vu

Vascular Surgery

Misty Humphries
Mimmie Kwong
Matthew Mell
Victor Rodriguez

Best doctors in pediatric medicine

Adolescent Medicine Laura Kester Prakash
Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology
Victoria Dimitriades
Anh Nguyen

Cardiology

Jonathan Dayan
Frank Ing
Andrew Pelech
Sherzana Sunderji
Jay Yeh

Critical Care Medicine

Sara Aghamohammadi
Constantine Dimitriades
John Holcroft
James Marcin
Stephanie Mateev
JoAnne Natale
Jennifer Plant
Viyeka Sethi
Jessica Signoff

Dermatology

Smita Awasthi
Ear, Nose and Throat Jamie Funamura

Emergency Medicine

Emily Andrada-Brown
Nathan Kuppermann
Julia Magana
Leah Tzimenatos

Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Stephanie Crossen
Nicole Glaser
Lindsey Loomba
Armaiti Mody
Dennis Styne

Gastroenterology

Arthur de Lorimier
Kelly Haas
Sunpreet Kaur
Daphne Say
Trinh Truong

General Surgery Erin Brown
Diana Farmer
Shinjiro Hirose
Payam Saadai

Hematology and Oncology

Elysia Alvarez
Jong Chung
Marcio Malogolowkin
Arun Panigrahi
Anjali Pawar

Infectious Disease

Dean Blumberg
Ritu Cheema
Natasha Nakra
Elizabeth Partridge
Jean Wiedeman
Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine Kristin Hoffman
Satyan Lakshminrusimha
Francis Poulain
Kara Kuhn-Riordon
Catherine Rottkamp

Nephrology

Lavjay Butani
Maha Haddad
Arundhati Kale
Stephanie Nguyen

Neurology

William Benko
Celia Chang
Trishna Kantamneni
Shannon Liang

Neurosurgery

Michael Edwards
Marike Zwienenberg

Orthopedic Surgery

Brian Haus
Holly Leshikar

Psychiatry

Marcia Unger
Paula Wadell

Pulmonology

Sanjay Jhawar
Rory Kamerman-Kretzmer
Kiran Nandalike

Sleep Medicine

Sanjay Jhawar
Kiran Nandalike

Urology

Eric Kurzrock
Jennifer Yang

Pediatrics (General)

Robert Byrd
Eric Crossen
Erik Fernandez Y Garcia
Anita Jain
Laura Kair
Michael Lucien
Mitch Ratanasen