Angel Alberto Herrera Guerra, M.D.

Pediatric Rheumatologist

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Pediatric Infectious Diseases


Internal Medicine

Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology



Locations and Contact

Pediatric Specialty Clinics

2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers

Clinic Fax


Clinic Referral Phone


Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

Thank you for considering the Pediatric Rheumatology service at UC Davis. We will be honored to take care of your child with a rheumatologic condition. I believe that the only way to take care of a child is by working closely with their families. I consider the voice of the family and patient of utmost  importance when building a care plan.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Herrera is a Pediatric Rheumatologist. He takes care of children with Rheumatologic conditions such as Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, systemic lupus erythematous, vasculitis, Bechet's disease and other chronic inflammatory medical conditions.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Herrera is interested in performing clinical research in systemic sclerosis, lupus and imaging focused on rheumatologic conditions.


Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Medical School

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


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


Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock AZ 2006-2008


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


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

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

Herrera Guerra A. Predictors for early readmission in patients hospitalized with new onset lupus nephritis, Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. 2018 October.

Herrera Guerra A. Transmission of Vaccine-Strain Varicella-Zoster Virus to an infant from a Vaccinated Mother in the Absence of a Post-Vaccination Rash., Presented at the 2012 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. 2012.

Kluthe M, Herrera Guerra AA, Schmidt S. Neonatal vaccine-strain varicella zoster virus infection 22 days after maternal post-partum vaccination. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Sep;31(9):977-9.

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 Chldren: 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;32(12):e105-9

Herrera Guerra A. CLABSI in children with Short Bowel Syndrome, Presented at: SHEA Annual Scientific Meeting; April 1-4, 2011 Dallas, TX. Featured in Infectious Disease in Children May 2011 Edition.

Herrera Guerra AA, Osguthorpe RJ. Acute neonatal parotitis caused by streptococcus pyogenes: a case report. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010; 49(5):499-501

Morris P, Herrera-Guerra A, Parham D. Lymphoma arising from a calcinotic lesion in a patient with juvenile dermatomyositis. Pediatr Dermatol. 2009;26(2):159-61.

Herrera Guerra A. Impact of Rotavirus Vaccination in Two Utah Hospitals. Presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2009.

Herrera Guerra A. Juvenile Dermatomysitis as a Paraneoplastic Phenomenon? Presented at the Southern Regional Research Society Meeting. 2008.