John F. MacMillan, Jr., M.D. for UC Davis Health

John F. MacMillan, Jr., M.D.

Clinical Professor

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



Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

Patient Support Services Building

Patient Support Services Building - Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
4150 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

Get Directions

Phone: 916-734-8230

Philosophy of Care

I believe in caring for the whole patient and family not just their medical illness. I aspire to empathic, honest and open communication with patients and families.  

Clinical Interests

Dr. MacMillan is a hospitalist and hospice and Palliative Care physicians. He provides care to the hospitalized adult patient. In addition he provides palliative consultative care to the hospitalized adult and also is the medical director for UC Davis Hospice Program.


Hospital Medicine
Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.S., Biology, Mount Saint Mary's College, Emmittsburg MD 1991

Medical School

M.D., Sidney Kimmel Medical School - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia PA 1995


Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico Health System, Albuquerque NM 1995-1996


Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico Health System, Albuquerque NM 1996-1998

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Annual Award for Excellence in Teaching Clinical Sciences, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2019

Chairs Recognition Award for Exceptional Service, Department of Internal Medicine, UC Davis, 2017

Outstanding Inpatient Care Faculty Award, Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program, UC Davis, 2016

Outstanding Clinician Award, Department of Internal Medicine, UC Davis, 2011

Outstanding UC Davis Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine, 2007

Monsky WL, Yoneda KY, MacMillan J, Deutsch LS, Dong P, Hourigan H, Schwartz Y, Magee S, Duffield C, Boak T, Cernilia J. Peritoneal and pleural ports for management of refractory ascites and pleural effusions: assessment of impact on patient quality of life and hospice/home nursing care. J Palliat Med. 2009 Sep;12(9):811-7. doi:10.1089/jpm.2009.0061. PMID:19622018.

Barnhorst A, Bourgeois JA, Macmillan J. Development of a hospice formulary for psychotropic medications. Palliat Support Care. 2008 Mar;6(1):71-7. doi:10.1017/S1478951508000102. PMID:18282347.

Markoff BA, MacMillan JF Jr, Kumra V. Discharge of the asthmatic patient. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2001 Jun;20(3):341-55. doi:10.1385/CRIAI:20:3:341. PMID:11413903.