Mark Edward Servis, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Mark Edward Servis, M.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Vice Dean for Medical Education

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

Locations and Contact

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Behavioral Health Center
2230 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Servis uses a holistic approach to understanding and treating psychiatric problems that engages the patient in partnership to optimize their mental and physical well being.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Servis is a consultation-liaison psychiatrist who specializes in addressing the psychiatric issues faced by patients admitted for medical and surgical problems in the hospital or emergency room, or presenting to an outpatient medical clinic. He has particular expertise in patients with personality disorders and in the provision of psychotherapeutic treatment.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Servis' research focus is medical education and innovative curricula, programs and pathways for medical students and residents.


Adult Psychiatry

Undergraduate School

B.S., Biology, Wheaton College, Wheaton IL 1979

Medical School

M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT 1984


Psychiatry, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, New York NY 1984-1985


Chief Resident Psychiatry, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, New York NY 1988-1989


Psychiatry, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, New York NY 1985-1988

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2017

Dean's Team Award for Inclusion Excellence in Community Engagement, UC Davis Health, 2016

Dean's Team Award for Excellence in Education, UC Davis Health, 2010

C. John Tupper Prize for Excellence in Teaching, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2009

Chief of Staff Award, UC Davis Health System, 2008

Servis M, Fishman SM, Wallace MS, Henry SG, Ziedonis D, Ciccarone D, Knight, KR Shoptaw, S Dowling, Suchard JP, Shah S, Singh N, Cedarquist LC, Alem N, Copenhaver DJ, Westervelt M, Willis BC. Responding to the Opioid Epidemic: Educational Competencies for Pain and Substance Use Disorder from the Medical Schools of the University of California. Pain Medicine. 2021;22(1): 60-66. doi:10.1093/pm/pnaa399.

Hilty DM, A. Crawford A, Teshima J, Nasatir-Hilty SE, Luo J, Chisler LSM, Gutierrez Hilty YSM, Servis ME, Godbout R, Lim RF, but Lu FG. Mobile health and cultural competencies as a foundation for telehealth care: Scoping review. J Tech Behav Sci. 2020 Nov. doi:10.1007/s41347-020-00180-5.

Keepers GA, Fochtmann LJ, Anzia JM, Benjamin S, Lyness JM, Mojtabai R, Servis M, Walaszek A, Buckley P, Lenzenweger MF, Young AS, Degenhardt A, Hong SH; (Systematic Review). The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Schizophrenia. Am J Psychiatry. 2020 Sep 1;177(9):868-872. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2020.177901. PMID:32867516.

Cheng MY, Neves SL, Rainwater J, Wang JZ, Davari P, Maverakis E, Rea M, Servis M, Nuovo J, Fazel N. Exploration of Mistreatment and Burnout Among Resident Physicians: a Cross-Specialty Observational Study. Med Sci Educ. 2020 Jan 7;30(1):315-321. doi:10.1007/s40670-019-00905-z. PMID:34457673.

Bhe ES, Servis ME. Psychotherapist Perspectives on Resident Wellness. J Grad Med Educ. 2018 Oct;10(5):494-496. doi:10.4300/JGME-D-18-00131.1. PMID:30377479.

Boland RJ, Becker M, Levenson JL, Servis M, Crone CC, Edgar L, Thomas CR. The milestones for psychosomatic medicine subspecialty training. Psychosomatics. 2015 Mar-Apr;56(2):153-67. doi:10.1016/j.psym.2014.11.003. Epub 2014 Nov 13. PMID:25660433.

Seritan AL, Rai G, Servis M, Pomeroy C. The office of student wellness: innovating to improve student mental health. Acad Psychiatry. 2015 Feb;39(1):80-4. doi:10.1007/s40596-014-0152-5. Epub 2014 May 20. PMID:24840666.

Widge AS, Hunt J, Servis M. Systems-based practice and practice-based learning for the general psychiatrist: old competencies, new emphasis. Acad Psychiatry. 2014 Jun;38(3):288-93. doi:10.1007/s40596-014-0104-0. Epub 2014 Apr 8. PMID:24711094.

Sanders K, Servis M, Boland R. The four general competencies. Acad Psychiatry. 2014 Jun;38(3):268-74. doi:10.1007/s40596-014-0116-9. Epub 2014 Apr 8. PMID:24711095.