Christina Lee, M.D., M.P.H. for UC Davis Health

Christina Lee, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Locations and Contact

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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

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UC Davis Medical Group - Elk Grove

UC Davis Medical Group - Elk Grove
8110 Laguna Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA 95758

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Philosophy of Care

I strive to collaborate with you, your family, and the rest of your healthcare team to provide the best care that fits you. My background in public health and health policy have taught me that the holistic evaluation of medical, behavioral, cultural, and socioeconomic factors are all crucial in improving health outcomes.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Lee is a consultation-liaison psychiatrist who specializes in treating psychiatric issues in medically complex patients admitted to the hospital, or who present to outpatient medical clinics. She also serves as a collaborative care provider, providing psychiatric consultation for common psychiatric conditions in the primary care setting. She has special clinical interests in women’s mental health, cultural psychiatry, and psychodynamic psychotherapy.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Lee’s academic interests include health policy and medical education of residents and fellows. She serves as a core faculty member in the UC Davis adult psychiatry residency program and the instructor of record for 4th year medical student psychiatry rotations.


General Psychiatry

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group

Undergraduate School

B.A., Public Health, minor in Public Policy, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley Ca 2010

Medical School

M.D., Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento Ca 2017

Other School

M.P.H., Behavioral Science and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta Ga 2013


Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge Ma 2017-2018


Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge Ma 2018-2021


Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Wa 2021-2022

Sheehy J, Lee CL, Shiao H. Catatonia Following Autologous Tumor-Infiltrating Immunotherapy and Interleukin-2 Infusions: A Case Report. J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry. 2023 Mar-Apr;64(2):192-193. doi: 10.1016/j.jaclp.2022.09.002. PMID: 36935168.

Lee CL, Kim CH, Frank AA. Speak Up! A Resident-Led Initiative to Increase Safety Event Reporting in Psychiatry. Acad Psychiatry. 2022 Oct 25:1–4. doi: 10.1007/s40596-022-01716-y. PMID: 36284063; PMCID: PMC9595093.