Douglas Gross, M.D., Ph.D.

Douglas Sayre Gross, M.D., Ph.D.


Pediatrics General

Urgent Care

Global Health

Disaster Medicine




  • Health Sciences Clinical Professor
  • Department of Pediatrics/ Senior Lecturer
  • Department of Cell Biology & Human Anatomy
To see if Douglas Sayre Gross is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Glassrock Building

2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 916-734-2107
Fax: 916-734-0339
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Gross' clinical interests are centered on ambulatory pediatrics, global health, and disaster medicine.  He also teaches Gross Anatomy and Neuroanatomy in the School of Medicine.


General Pediatrics

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 1990

Ph.D., Anatomy & Neuroendocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 1976

B.A., Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster PA 1972

M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 1973

Internship: University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1990-1991


University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1990-1993

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, 2015

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, 2007

Republic of Kenya Medical License, 2005

Professional Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Golden Key International Honor Society

Sacramento Disaster Medical Assistance Team, DMAT-CA-11

Honors and Awards

Emil M. Mrak International Award, Cal Aggie Alumni Association, 2016

Distinguished Alumnus Award, UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni Association, 2014

Hibbard Williams Award for Extraordinary Achievement, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2011

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Annual Award For Excellence in Teaching Basic Sciences, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 1999, 2003, 2011

ASUCD Excellence in Education Award, UC Davis Associated Students, 2009, 2012,

Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award, University of California, Davis Academic Senate, 2007

C. John Tupper Prize for Excellence in Teaching, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2006

Distinguished Teaching Award, UC Davis Academic Senate, 2005

Association of American Medical Colleges Humanism in Medicine Award, Pfizer Humanities Institute, 2003

AOA Honor Medical Society, 1989