Dongguang Wei, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor

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



Lung Disease

Pathology - GE, Liver, & Transplant

Pathology - Surgical

Locations and Contact

Pathology Building

4400 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

Patient safety is my first priority.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Wei has special clinical interests in gastrointestinal and pancreaticobiliary tumors and inflammatory diseases.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Wei's research focues on improving diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and pancreaticobiliary tumors and inflammatory diseases.


Clinical Pathology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Medical School

M.D., Shandong Medical University, Jinnan, Shandong, China 1993


Pathology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2015-2019


Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX 2019-2021

California Society of Pathologists (CSP) Annual Meeting Travel Grant, 2019

ASCP Annual Meeting Travel Grant, 2018

Edvin Everest Foundation fellowship, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UC Davis, 2014

Fellowship of the Research Foundation Wenner-Grenska Samfundet, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2003

Fellowship of the Research Foundation Wenner-Grenska Samfundet, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2003

Award for GDNF and TH double modified transgenic cells as tools for treatment of Parkinson’s disease, issued by Shandong province, China, 2003

Second place prize for Advanced Scientific & Technical Progress in intra-cerebral transplantation of neuronal cells and transgenic cells, issued by Chinese National Ministry of Education, China, 2002

First place prize for outstanding achievements in protection of spinal cord neurons, issued by Chinese National Health Council, China, 2001

Outstanding Medical Student, Shandong Medical University, 1992

Panneerselvam K, Amin RN, Wei D, Tan D, Lum PJ, Zhang HC, Richards DM, Altan M, Grivas P, Thompson JA, Thomas AS, Wang Y. Clinicopathologic Features, Treatment Response, and Outcomes of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Related Esophagitis. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2021 Jun 11;19(8):896-904. doi:10.6004/jnccn.2020.7675. PMID:34102607.

Wei D, Zaid MM, Katz MH, Prakash LR, Kim M, Tzeng CD, Lee JE, Agrawal A, Rashid A, Wang H, Varadhachary G, Wolff RA, Tamm EP, Bhosale PR, Maitra A, Koay EJ, Wang H. Clinicopathological correlation of radiologic measurement of post-therapy tumor size and tumor volume for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Pancreatology. 2021 Jan;21(1):200-207. doi:10.1016/j.pan.2020.11.003. Epub 2020 Nov 14. PMID:33221151.

Peng Y, Thomas AS, Wei D, Tan D, Wang Y. An Aggressive Approach Toward a Case of Refractory Ulcerative Colitis With Uncertain Etiology in the Context of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2020 Mar 4;26(4):e26-e27. doi:10.1093/ibd/izaa016. PMID:32016290.

Holland L, Wei D, Olson KA, Mitra A, Graff JP, Jones AD, Durbin-Johnson B, Mitra AD, Rashidi HH. Limited Number of Cases May Yield Generalizable Models, a Proof of Concept in Deep Learning for Colon Histology. J Pathol Inform. 2020 Feb 21;11:5. doi:10.4103/jpi.jpi_49_19. PMID:32175170.

Chen E, Abu-Sbeih H, Thirumurthi S, Mallepally N, Khurana S, Wei D, Altan M, Morris VK, Tan D, Barcenas CH, Wang Y. Clinical characteristics of colitis induced by taxane-based chemotherapy. Ann Gastroenterol. 2020 Jan-Feb;33(1):59-67. doi:10.20524/aog.2019.0431. Epub 2019 Nov 21. PMID:31892799.

Jones AD, Graff JP, Darrow M, Borowsky A, Olson KA, Gandour-Edwards R, Datta Mitra A, Wei D, Gao G, Durbin-Johnson B, Rashidi HH. Impact of pre-analytical variables on deep learning accuracy in histopathology. Histopathology. 2019 Jul;75(1):39-53. doi:10.1111/his.13844. Epub 2019 May 16. PMID:30801768.

Wei D, Olson K. Composite Intestinal Adenoma-Microcarcinoid. Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society (GIPS) case of the month. 2018 Dec.

Mordaunt CE, Shibata NM, Kieffer DA, Czlonkowska A, Litwin T, Weiss KH, Gotthardt DN, Olson K, Wei D, Cooper S, Wan YY, Ali MR, LaSalle JM, Medici V. Epigenetic changes of the thioredoxin system in the tx-j mouse model and in patients with Wilson disease. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Nov 15;27(22):3854-3869. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddy262. PMID:30010856.

Wei D, Jensen H, Dwyre DM. Intrauterine parvovirus B19 infection. Transfusion. 2018 May;58(5):1095-1096. doi:10.1111/trf.14595. PMID:29683514.

Wei D, Olson Kristin. Hepatic angiomyolipoma. Am Society Clin Pathol Case Reports: Surgical Pathol. 2016 Oct.