Lidia Park, M.D., Ph.D. for UC Davis Health

Lidia Park, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Physician

Pediatric Hospitalist at Lodi Memorial Hospital

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Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Pediatric Hospitalist



Locations and Contact

Philosophy of Care

My priority is to provide high quality, evidence-based medicine to my patients.  I try to collaborate with the whole medical team, including the family, to better care for the patient.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends.  I also enjoy cooking and baking, training for half-marathons, watching anime, and learning new languages.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Park is a pediatric hospitalist offering care for children in a community-based setting at Lodi Memorial Hospital.  She has a particular clinical interest in newborn and neonatal medicine.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Park's research interests currently are in neonatology and newborn medicine, particularly in improving neurodevelopmental outcomes.  She also has a passion for medical education and is actively producing the podcast Pediagogy for pediatric learners.


Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.S., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Stanford University, 2011

Medical School

M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, 2020

Other School

Ph.D., Neuroscience Genetics, Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 2020


Pediatrics, UC Davis Medical Center, 2020-2021


Pediatrics, UC Davis Medical Center, 2021-2023

Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (ESPR) Mead Johnson Reckitt Trainee Young Investigator Travel Award, 2022

Western Region Association of Pediatric Program Directors (W-APPD) grant, 2021

UC Davis Department of Pediatrics Award to Advance Resident and Fellow Scholarship, 2021

Park, L, Donohue, L, Lakshminrusimha, S, and Sankaran, D.  “Intravitreal Bevacizumab Injection for Retinopathy of Prematurity and Pulmonary Hypertension”. Journal of Perinatology.  15 Aug 2022.

Park, L. and Yau, T.  Pediagogy podcast. April 2022 to present.

Park, L, Zeinali, L, and Null, D.  “A Case of Asymmetric Vertical Transmission of SARS-COV-19”. Biomedical and Translational Science. 27 Sep 2021.

Park, L.  “Even during a Pandemic, don’t Delay Your Child’s Routine Visits and Immunizations”. Sacramento Bee.  9 Jun 2021.

Park, L, Luth, ES, Jones, K, Hofer, J, Nguyen, I, Watters, KE, and Juo, PC.  “The Snail Transcription Factor CES-1 Regulates Glutamatergic Behavior in C. elegans”. PLoS One.  2 Feb 2021.

Moss, B, Park, L, Dahlberg, CL, and Juo, PC.  “The CaM Kinase CMK-1 Mediates a Negative Feedback Mechanism Coupling the C. elegans Glutamate Receptor GLR-1 with its own Transcription”. PLOS Genetics,  27 Jul 2016.

Cheung, TH, Quach, NL, Charville, GW, Liu, L, Park, L, Edalati, A, Yoo, B, Hoang, P, and Rando, TA.  “Maintenance of muscle stem-cell quiescence by microRNA-489”. Nature. 23 Feb 2012.