Angel Alberto Herrera Guerra, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Angel Alberto Herrera Guerra, M.D.

Associate Professor

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



Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology



Locations and Contact

Glassrock Building

Pediatric Specialty Clinics
2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Phone: 800-282-3284

Additional Numbers

Clinic Phone


Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

In our clinic we will work to provide the best care for your child with a rheumatologic condition. We understand the importance of parental involvement in the treatment decisions and we listen to the child and parents opinions.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Herrera treats rheumatologic conditions in children. He has an interest in chronic non bacterial osteitis, lupus and systemic sclerosis.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Herrera is interested in clinical research regarding juvenile idiopathic arthritis, chronic non bacterial osteitis and has interests in vasculitis including ANCA vasculitis and Kawasaki disease.


Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital
University Pediatric Associates

Medical School

M.D., Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico 2003


Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock AZ 2005-2006


Pediatric Rheumatology, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta GA 2015-2018


Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT 2008-2011

Sacramento Top Doctors, 2022

Outstanding Student Award Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

Ah Guerra A, Garro R, McCracken C, Rouster-Stevens K, Prahalad S. Predictors for early readmission in patients hospitalized with new onset pediatric lupus nephritis. Lupus. 2021 Oct;30(12):1991-1997. doi:10.1177/09612033211044648. Epub 2021 Sep 16. PMID:34530647.

Nakra NA, Blumberg DA, Herrera-Guerra A, Lakshminrusimha S. Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Following SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Review of Clinical Presentation, Hypothetical Pathogenesis, and Proposed Management. Children (Basel). 2020 Jul 1;7(7):69. doi:10.3390/children7070069. PMID:32630212.

Kluthe M, Herrera A, Blanca H, Leung J, Bialek SR, Schmid DS. Neonatal vaccine-strain varicella-zoster virus infection 22 days after maternal postpartum vaccination. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Sep;31(9):977-9. doi:10.1097/INF.0b013e31825d2a1b. PMID:22572750.

Herrera Guerra A, Stockmann C, Pavia AT, Hersh AL, Thorell EA, Weng HY, Korgenski K, Byington CL, Ampofo K. Laboratory-Confirmed Rotavirus Disease in Utah Children: Clinical and Economic Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2012 Dec;1(4):268-77. doi:10.1093/jpids/pis058. Epub 2012 Jun 22.

Guerra AA, Osguthorpe RJ, Putnam A, Vanderhooft SL. Visual diagnosis: a 7-month-old who has a persistent rash. Pediatr Rev. 2011 Dec;32(12):e105-9. doi:10.1542/pir.32-12-e105. PMID:22135427.

Herrera Guerra AA, Osguthorpe RJ. Acute neonatal parotitis caused by streptococcus pyogenes: a case report. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 May;49(5):499-501. doi:10.1177/0009922809360928. Epub 2010 Feb 17. PMID:20164068.

Morris P, Herrera-Guerra A, Parham D. Lymphoma arising from a calcinotic lesion in a patient with juvenile dermatomyositis. Pediatr Dermatol. 2009 Mar-Apr;26(2):159-61. doi:10.1111/j.1525-1470.2009.00875.x. PMID:19419462.

Herrera-Guerra AA, Dimitriades VR. Periodic fever syndromes and autoinflammatory diseases. Chang C (ed). Allergic and Immunologic Diseases: A Practical Guide to the Evaluation, Diagnosis and Management of Allergic and Immunologic Diseases, 1st edition. 2021;29:791-816.