Chrishanthie Karalakulasingam, M.D.

Chrishanthie Jasmine Karalakulasingam, M.D.


Internal Medicine

Pediatrics General

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UC Davis Medical Group - Sacramento (Campus Commons)

500 University Avenue, Ste. 220
Sacramento, CA 95825
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

As a pediatric and internal medicine physician, I am privileged to care for children and adults of all ages. My particular interests are preventive care and transitioning children with chronic illnesses, and I look forward to partnering with my patients as they grow and age. I strive to provide culturally appropriate health care and an inclusive, welcoming environment for patients from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities.


UC Davis Medical Group, Sacramento - Campus Commons

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group
UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia PA 2004

A.B., Princeton University, Princeton NJ 1998

Internship: Internal Medicine-Pediatrcs, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2004-05


Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA 2005-2008


Patient Safety, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York NY 2008-2009

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008

American Board of Pediatrics, 2008

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics- Fellow

American College of Physicians

Honors and Awards

Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians’ Organization Leadership Development, 2009

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Global Health Elective Scholarship Recipient, 2007

Select Recent Publications

Leitman, IM, Levin, R, Lipp, MJ, Sivaprasad, L, Karalakulasingam, CJ, Bernard, DS, Friedmann, P, and Shulkin, DJ, Quality and financial outcomes from gainsharing for inpatient admissions: A three-year experience. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2010; 5: 501–507.

Sivaprasad L, Leitman IM, Levin R, Karalakulasingam CJ, Lipp M, Shulkin DJ, Bernard DB. (2010), Quality and Financial Outcomes from Gainsharing: A Three-Year Experience at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, Abstract published for the Society of Hospital Medicine, Washington, DC. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2010; 5(3)(suppl 2):S page 104.