Mitch Surabhan Ratanasen, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Mitch Surabhan Ratanasen, M.D.

Associate Chair, UC Davis Department of Pediatrics Wellness Committee

UC Davis Medical Director for Pediatrics, Sacramento County Health Center

Pediatric Grand Rounds Course Director, Department of Pediatrics

Associate Program Director for Wellbeing, UC Davis Department of Pediatrics Residency Program

Pediatric Specialty Advisor, UC Davis School of Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

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





Locations and Contact

Glassrock Building

Glassrock Building
2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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

Philosophy of Care

Pediatric medicine exemplifies the physician I aspire to be, blessing me with the opportunity to pursue my passion as a health provider, educator, and mentor. It allows me to work with patients and their families where I can help guide them through all stages of growing up, from the challenges of newly found parenthood to educating young individuals on how to take responsibility of their health as they transition to adulthood.

I am passionate about providing medical care for all of my patients and parents so that they can feel truly comforted and supported by a physician who is willing to listen to all of their concerns and help address their needs. I strongly believe in promoting overall wellness through patient-centered health care and incorporating shared decision making.

I am forever grateful for the role models and mentors in my life who molded me into the person I am today, and I hope to have the same impact upon future generations as a dedicated and proud pediatrician.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Ratanasen is a general pediatrician involved in many aspects of healthcare at UCD. He works at a couple clinics to provide routine pediatric care, such as routine check-ups, sports physicals, immunizations, and follow-ups. He currently does not have his own faculty practice for general pediatrics at the UCD Pediatric Glassrock clinic but sees patients in urgent care and resident continuity clinic. Dr. Ratanasen also works in the GI clinic where he participates in their PEN (Pediatric Enteral Nutrition) clinic and sees medically complex children in conjunction with registered dietitians and GI nurses. Lastly, he also spends time in the hospital in the newborn nursery to provide routine newborn care and to help new parents with any questions they may have.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Ratanasen enjoys spending time teaching pediatric residents in various settings, whether that be in the hospital in the newborn nursery or in our clinics at the Pediatric Glassrock Clinic or Sacramento County Health Center. He is also very passionate about promoting wellbeing and resiliency for all of his patients, families, students, residents, and co-workers.


General Pediatrics

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.A., UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2008

Medical School

M.D., West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown WV 2012


Pediatrics, UD Davis Children's Hospital, Sacramento CA 2012-2013


Pediatrics, UD Davis Children's Hospital, Sacramento CA 2013-2015


Pediatric Chief Resident, UC Davis Children's Hospital, Sacramento CA 2015-2016


Clinical Health and Wellbeing Fellowship, UC Davis Health, Sacramento CA 2020

UC Davis Diamond Doc Award, 2022

Sacramento Magazine's List of Top Doctors (General Pediatrics), 2021, 2022

Outstanding Teaching Award, UC Davis Department of Pediatrics Residency Program, 2022

Golden Apple Teaching Award, UC Davis Department of Pediatrics, 2020, 2021, 2022

Sugawara Resident Leadership Award, UC Davis Department of Pediatrics, 2015