Julie Ingwerson, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Julie Ingwerson, M.D.

Associate Clinical Professor, HSCP, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

Associate Program Director, Physical Medicine & Rehabilatation Sports Medicine, UC Davis Health

Section Chief, Primary Care Pediatric Sports Medicine, Shriners Childrens, Northern California

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



Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sports Medicine

Locations and Contact

Cannery Building

Sports Medicine
3301 C St
Sacramento, CA 95816

Get Directions

Clinic Phone: 916-734-6805

Clinic Fax: 916-734-6806

Shriners Hospital for Children

Shriners Hospital for Children
2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

Get Directions

Clinic Phone: 916-453-2180

Clinic Fax: 916-453-2373

Additional Numbers

Clinic Phone


Clinic Fax


Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Ingwerson joined UC Davis and Shriners Hospitals for Children to be a part of the stellar multi-disciplinary, integrated treatment team for athletes of all ages and abilities. She has always had a passion for exercise and sport as an athlete herself as well as with her professional pursuits.

Dr. Ingwerson obtained her B.S. in Exercise Science prior to medical school and then completed her residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - a field in which physicians focus on getting patients of all abilities back to their desired level of function. She then completed a Sport Medicine fellowship to focus purely on her passion for treating athletes. Dr. Ingwerson’s background has ranged from caring for athletes in elementary to high school and college ages in addition to athletes at ski resort clinics and professional athletes as well as multi-day endurance athletes in South America.

Dr. Ingwerson enjoys seeing athletes of all ages, abilities and sport disciplines at UC Davis and Shriners Hospitals for Children. She has additional focus on the areas of ultrasound and injection procedures.

Every athlete is welcome at UC Davis Sports Medicine. We look forward to helping you get back in the game!


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Center/Program Affiliation

Sports Medicine Program
UC Davis Children's Hospital
UC Davis Medical Group

Undergraduate School

B.S., Creighton University, Omaha NE 2004

Medical School

M.D., Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha NE 2008


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2008-2012


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2008-2012


Sports Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2012-2013

Sacramento Magazine’s Top Doctor, 2019, 2020

William M. Fowler, Jr. MD Resident Research Award, 2012

Medical Dean’s Educational Assistance Scholarship, 2006, 2007

National Collegiate Scholar Association, 2002, 2003, 2004

Creighton University Dean’s List, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Stracciolini A, Boucher L, Jackson S, Brown N, Magrini D, McKee-Proctor M, d’Hemecourt P, Delzell P. Feasibility and Reliability of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Measurement of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament. Orthop J Sports Med. 2020 Apr 30;8(4 suppl3):2325967120S00185. doi:10.1177/2325967120S00185.

Sheng D, Ray J, Ingwerson L. Surprise Swelling. AMSSM. 2020 Apr. https://www.amssm.org/surprise_swelling-csa-786.html?StartPos=0&Part=1.

Sheng D, Ingwerson J. An Unusual Case of Buttock Pain. Clin J of Sports Med. 2019 May;29(3):e42-46. 

Warrick A, Ingwerson J, Haus B. Knee Pain – Football, Basketball. Med & Sci in Sports & Exercise. 2018 May;50(5S):378.

Hirahara A, Ingwerson J, Hseih S, Yamazaki K. Platelet-Rich Plasma versus Cortisone for the Non-Surgical Treatment of Shoulder Pain. Clin J of Sports Med. 2013 March;23(2):123-156. 

O’Conner FG. Question writer for sections of The Female Athlete, The Disabled Athlete, The Athlete with Intellectual Disabilities and Wheelchair Sports. ACSM’s Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review. 2012.

Hoffman MD, Ingwerson JL, Rogers IR, Hew-Butler T, Stuempfle KJ. Increasing creatine kinase concentrations at the 161-km Western States Endurance Run. Wilderness Environ Med. 2012 Mar;23(1):56-60. doi:10.1016/j.wem.2011.11.001. PMID:22441091.

Ingwerson JL, Hoffman MD, Rogers IR, Stuempfle KJ, Hew-Butler T. Creatinine Phosphokinase Concentrations at the 161-km 2010 Western States Endurance Run. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2011 May;43(5) suppl:777. doi:10.1249/01.MSS.0000402160.17641.00.

Lambert GP, Boylan M, Laventure JP, Bull A, Lanspa S. Effect of aspirin and ibuprofen on GI permeability during exercise. Int J Sports Med. 2007 Sep;28(9):722-6. doi:10.1055/s-2007-964891. Epub 2007 Apr 13. PMID:17436199.

Caring for and Counseling the Ultramarathoner. Harrast E, Elsevier M (eds). Clinical Care of the Runner: Assessment, Biomechanical Principles and Injury Management. 2020;4(23).