Jonathan Riess, M.D., M.S.

Jonathan Riess, M.D., M.S.





  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

2279 45th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
Department Referral Phone: 916-734-5959

Clinical Interests

Dr. Riess' clinical interests include lung cancer and other thoracic cancers (mesothelioma and thymoma) as well as head and neck cancers.


Hematology and Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


M.D., Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ, 2006

M.S., Epidemioloyg and Clinical Research, Stanford University, Stanford CA, 2013

B.A., Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, 2000


Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2009


Hematology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 2012

Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 2013

Board Certifications

American Board of Hematology,

American Board of Internal Medicine,

American Board of Medical Oncology,

Professional Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha

American Society of Clinical Oncology

California Cancer Consortium

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

Southwest Oncology Group

Honors and Awards

Paul Calabresi Career Development Award in Clinical Oncology, National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute,

Stanford Cancer Institute Developmental Cancer Research Award, 2012

Ruth L. Kirschstein Clinical Research Scholar Award, National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute, 2011

Stanford Translational and Applied Medicine Pilot Grant Award, 2011

Stanley S. Bergen Medal of Excellence, 2006

Stuart F. Alexander, MD Memorial Scholarship, 2006

J.T. Tai Foundation Scholarship, 2005

Muriel Genfan Memorial Scholarship, 2004

Select Recent Publications

For a comprehensive list of Riess' publications, please click here.