Elizabeth Holly Moore, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Elizabeth Holly Moore, M.D.

Professor, Division of Clinical Radiology

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Cardiothoracic Radiology



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4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

I aspire to care for patients as I would a member of my family, giving them all the information they need to make informed decisions about their own care.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Moore specializes in thoracic radiology including chest radiographs, chest computed tomography, chest magnetic resonance imaging, cardiovascular computed tomography, and lung biopsy. She has been a staff radiologist at the University of California San Francisco, the San Francisco VA Hospital, and at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Moore's areas of academic interest include infectious disease, lung biopsy, and cardiac computed tomography.


Cardiothoracic Imaging

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Undergraduate School

B.S., Yale University, New Haven CT 1975

Medical School

M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT 1979


Internal Medicine, McGill University - Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada 1979-1980


Radiology, Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA 1980-1983


Cardiothoracic Radiology, UC San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco CA 1983-1984

Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with Distinction. In recognition of outstanding service as a reviewer of scientific manuscripts submitted for publication in Radiology, December, 2013

Society of Thoracic Radiology 2003 President's Award for Educational Exhibit. RE Alvarez, EH Moore, JA Seibert. Chest Radiology CAD with Dual Energy Images. Miami, FL, March 2-6, 2003

Certificate of Merit, Scientific Exhibit - RSNA "The Costal Cartilage in Health and Disease", 1996

Invited Citizen Ambassador, Cardiothoracic surgery teaching mission (Benso Roe, MD delegation), USSR, 1992

National Merit Scholar - Yale College, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975

Owen B, Gandara D, Kelly K, Moore E, Shelton D, Knollmann F. CT Volumetry and Basic Texture Analysis as Surrogate Markers in Advanced Non-small-cell Lung Cancer. Clin Lung Cancer. 2020 May;21(3):225-231. doi:10.1016/j.cllc.2019.08.004. Epub 2019 Oct 8. PMID:31699509.

Moore EH. Percutaneous lung biopsy: an ordering clinician's guide to current practice. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Aug;29(4):323-34. doi:10.1055/s-2008-1081277. PMID:18651352.

Ma W, Gong J, Shan J, Lewis D, Xiao W, Moore EH, Zhang Y, Hung J, Mans NZ, Wei S, Welborn J, Stollenwerk NS, Lam KS, Li T. Safety and Efficacy of Osimertinib in the Treatment of a Patient With Metastatic Lung Cancer and Concurrent Somatic EGFR L858R and Germline EGFR T790M Mutations. JCO Precision Oncology. 2018 Aug 14;2:1-7. doi:10.1200/PO.18.00076 JCO. 

Gong J, Gregg JP, Ma W, Yoneda K, Moore EH, Daly ME, Zhang Y, Williams MJ, Li T. Squamous Cell Transformation of Primary Lung Adenocarcinoma in a Patient With EML4-ALK Fusion Variant 5 Refractory to ALK Inhibitors. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2019 Apr 1;17(4):297-301. doi:10.6004/jnccn.2019.7291. PMID:30959466.

Zhou C, Yuan Z, Ma W, Qi L, Mahavongtrakul A, Li Y, Li H, Gong J, Fan RR, Li J, Molmen M, Clark TA, Pavlick D, Frampton GM, Forcier B, Moore EH, Shelton DK, Cooke M, Ali SM, Miller VA, Gregg JP, Stephens PJ, Li T. Clinical utility of tumor genomic profiling in patients with high plasma circulating tumor DNA burden or metabolically active tumors. J Hematol Oncol. 2018 Nov 6;11(1):129. doi:10.1186/s13045-018-0671-8. PMID:30400986.

Li H, Ma W, Yoneda KY, Moore EH, Zhang Y, Pu LL, Frampton GM, Molmen M, Stephens PJ, Li T. Severe nivolumab-induced pneumonitis preceding durable clinical remission in a patient with refractory, metastatic lung squamous cell cancer: a case report. J Hematol Oncol. 2017 Feb 28;10(1):64. doi:10.1186/s13045-017-0433-z. PMID:28245875.

Gandara DR, Mack PC, Bult C, Li T, Lara PN Jr, Riess JW, Astrow SH, Gandour-Edwards R, Cooke DT, Yoneda KY, Moore EH, Pan CX, Burich RA, David EA, Keck JG, Airhart S, Goodwin N, de Vere White RW, Liu ET. Bridging tumor genomics to patient outcomes through an integrated patient-derived xenograft platform. Clin Lung Cancer. 2015 May;16(3):165-72. doi:10.1016/j.cllc.2015.03.001. Epub 2015 Mar 18. PMID:25838158.

Aminololama-Shakeri S, Wootton-Gorges SL, Pretzlaff RK, Reyes M, Moore EH. Right-sided superior vena cava draining into the left atrium: a rare anomaly of systemic venous return. Pediatr Radiol. 2007 Mar;37(3):317-20. doi:10.1007/s00247-006-0389-6. Epub 2007 Jan 4. PMID:17203295.

Moore EH. Percutaneous biopsy in lung cancer. Semin Roentgenol. 2005 Apr;40(2):154-70. doi:10.1053/j.ro.2005.01.010. PMID:15898412.

Louie J, McGahan JP, Moore EH, Goodnight J, Brock J. Radio frequency ablation of lung metastasis using sonographic guidance. J Ultrasound Med. 2004 Sep;23(9):1241-4. doi:10.7863/jum.2004.23.9.1241. PMID:15328443.