Melissa Matulich, M.D., M.A.S. for UC Davis Health

Melissa Matulich, M.D., M.A.S.

Assistant Clinical Professor

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



Family Planning


Obstetrics and Gynecology

Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

Get Directions

Phone: 916-734-6900

Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

I deliver thorough, thoughtful and compassionate care to women of all ages and backgrounds. I am dedicated to practicing the most up-to-date evidence-based medicine, and believe that shared decision-making is an essential component of the doctor-patient relationship.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Matulich is a family planning specialist within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology offering comprehensive and compassionate reproductive health care to all women. She has a special interest in telemedicine, and strives to incorporate this new technology into her clinical practice so as to reduce significant access barriers to important family planning services. 

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Matulich's research focuses primarily on improving access to family planning services, specifically through telemedicine programs. She also supports multiple contraceptive research studies and is actively growing her experience within implementation science.


Family Planning

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group

Undergraduate School

B.A., Biology modified with Chemistry, Dartmouth, 2007

Medical School

M.D., UC Davis, 2013

Other School

M.A.S., Clinical Research, UC Davis, 2019


Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, 2013-14


Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, 2013-17


Family Planning, UC Davis, 2017-19

Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Sciarra Resident Award in Family Planning, 2016

Junior Teaching Award, 2015

Alumni Council Teaching Award, 2015

Matulich MC, Chen MJ, Schimmoeller NR, Hsia JK, Uhm S, Wilson MD, Creinin MD. Referral center experience with nonpalpable contraceptive implant removals. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Oct;134(4):801-806. PMID:31503148.

Matulich M, Cansino C, Culwell KR, Creinin MD. Understanding women's desires for contraceptive counseling at the time of first trimester surgical abortion. Contraception. 2014;89(1):36-41.

Dude A, Matulich M, Estevez S, Liu LY, Yee LM. Disparities in postpartum contraceptive counseling and provision among young mothers of preterm infants. J Womens Health. 2018; 27(5):676-683.

Mason BE, Matulich MC, Swanson K, Irwin EA, Rademaker AW, Peaceman AM, Gossett DR. Labor curves in multiparous women related to interbirth intervals. Am J Perinatol. 2018;35(14):1429-1432.