Simran Sekhon, M.B.B.S. for UC Davis Health

Simran Sekhon, M.B.B.S.


Associate Division Chief, Abdominal Imaging

Program Director, Abdominal Imaging Fellowship

To see if Simran Sekhon is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Abdominal Imaging



Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

I strive to provide the highest quality of imaging interpretation and diagnosis for my patients to help the clinicians make accurate treatment decisions.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Sekhon is a fellowship trained abdominal radiologist. She is involved in interpretation of wide range of ultrasounds, CT's and MRI's in the division of Abdominal Imaging with special interest in imaging of rectal cancer. Her areas of interest and expertise also include high risk OB ultrasound and fetal MRI.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Sekhon's educational interests are in women's imaging to educate trainees in all diagnostic modalities pertaining to obstetrics and gynecological problems.


Abdominal Imaging
Fetal Care and Treatment Center

Undergraduate School

C.B.S.E., Delhi Public School, R K Puram, New Delhi, India 1996

Medical School

M.B.B.S., Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India 2002


Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville FL 2004-2005


Radiology, St. Francis Hospital, Evanston IL 2005-2009


Abdominal Imaging, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2009-2010

Best Teacher Award by Radiology residents June, 2019

Chen H, Nguyen KNB, Huang H, Feng C, Zhao X, Daly ME, Rao S, Fragoso R, Valicenti R, Sekhon S, Navarro SM, Kim EJ, Cho M, Tam K, Farkas L, Halabi WJ, Monjazeb AM, Rong Y. Effect and Safety of Radiation Therapy Boost to Extramesorectal Lymph Nodes in Rectal Cancer. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2020 Sep-Oct;10(5):e372-e377. doi:10.1016/j.prro.2019.12.007. Epub 2019 Dec 20. PMID:31866577.

Sekhon S. Female Pelvis, Pregnant - First Trimester. McGahan J, Schick M, Mills L. (Eds.) Fundamentals of Emergency Ultrasound, Mosby Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. 2019 Dec; chapter 24.

McGahan JP, Cheang EC, Sekhon S, Gerscovich EO, James G, Boe NM, Wilson MD. The Extended Fetal Cardiac Examination: Is It Feasible in a High-Risk Practice? Ultrasound Q. 2019 Mar;35(1):16-20. doi:10.1097/RUQ.0000000000000367. PMID:30020273.

Gerscovich EO, Sekhon S, Loehfelm TW, Greenspan A. Fetal ultrasound: Early diagnosis and natural evolution of proximal femoral focal deficiency. J Ultrason. Dec;17(71):294-298. doi:10.15557/JoU.2017.0043. Epub 2017 Dec 29. PMID:29375906.

Neufeld EA, Sekhon S, Gerscovich EO. Intra-renal splenosis mimicking a solid renal mass. Ultrasound. 2017 Aug;25(3):173-176. doi:10.1177/1742271X17697752. Epub 2017 Mar 9. PMID:29410693.

Gerscovich EO, Sekhon S, Loehfelm TW, Wootton-Gorges SL, Greenspan A. A reminder of peristalsis as a useful tool in the prenatal differential diagnosis of abdominal cystic masses. J Ultrason. 2017 Jun;17(69):129-132. doi:10.15557/JoU.2017.0019. Epub 2017 Jun 30. PMID:28856022.

Early HM, McGahan JP, Scoutt LM, Revzin M, Lamba R, Corwin M, Fananapazir G, Sekhon S. Pitfalls of Sonographic Imaging of Uterine Leiomyoma. Ultrasound Q. 2016 Jun;32(2):164-74. doi:10.1097/RUQ.0000000000000176. PMID:27233072.

Lamba R, Tanner DT, Sekhon S, McGahan JP, Corwin MT, Lall CG. Multidetector CT of Vascular Compression Syndromes in the Abdomen and Pelvis-Erratum. Radiographics. 2015 May-Jun;35(3):973. doi:10.1148/rg.2015154007. Erratum for: Radiographics. 2014 Jan-Feb;34(1):93-115. PMID:25969943.

Mar WA, Berggruen S, Atueyi U, Sekhon S, Garzon SA, Knuttinen MG, McGahan JP. Ultrasound imaging of placenta accreta with MR correlation. Ultrasound Q. 2015 Mar;31(1):23-33. doi:10.1097/RUQ.0000000000000127. PMID:25622051.

Gerscovich EO, Corwin MT, Sekhon S, Runner GJ, Gandour-Edwards RF. Sonographic Appearance of Adnexal Torsion, Correlation with Other Imaging Modalities and Clinical History. Ultrasound Q. 2014 Mar;30(1):49-55. doi:10.1097/RUQ.0000000000000049. PMID:24901779.