Alexandra Elizabeth Warrick, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Alexandra Elizabeth Warrick, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Sports Medicine

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Locations and Contact

Cannery Building

Sports Medicine
3301 C St
Sacramento, CA 95816

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Clinic Phone: 916-734-6805

Clinic Fax: 916-734-6806

UC Davis Medical Group - Elk Grove

UC Davis Medical Group - Elk Grove Specialty Care
9390 Bighorn Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA 95758

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Phone: 916-683-3955

UC Davis Medical Group - Point West

UC Davis Medical Group - Point West
1535 River Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95815

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Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Warrick cares for patients through an individualized, comprehensive, evidence-based treatment approach. She prioritizes ways to return patients to their functional activities. With respect for autonomy, she encourages patients to voice goals in their treatment plan. Through patient-centered education, she seeks to help patients understand their diagnosis and treatment. She is committed to providing exceptional patient care, both through compassionate clinical care, and through functional outcome assessments to restore function and improve quality of life.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Warrick is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician trained in Sports Medicine Physician whose clinical expertise is in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal injuries. She provides nonsurgical medical care for people of all functional and athletic abilities inclusive of professional competitive, and recreational athletes. She treats acute and chronic conditions with a detailed biomechanical assessment, thorough physical exam, and utilizes diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound in the clinic for comprehensive treatment plans.

She develops strategic rehabilitation plans that incorporate physical therapy, activity modifications, home exercises, functional equipment, and return to play protocols. Dr. Warrick is skilled in Ultrasound guided joint injections of the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, SI joint, hip, knee, ankle, and foot, as well as Ultrasound guided tendon sheath and tendon injections. She performs Ultrasound guided muscle injections for spasticity management.

Dr. Warrick has particular interest in running and enjoys working collaboratively with our sports performance lab for functional assessment of running biomechanics. Dr. Warrick has a background in drumming and dancing; she enjoys working with performing artists.

She provides sideline event medical coverage for UC Davis Intercollegiate Athletics (Football, Basketball, Gymnastics, Soccer), Sacramento Republic Soccer, is a Team Physician for the American River College Football Team, and provides medical coverage for the California International Marathon. She has provided sideline event coverage for the World’s Strongest Man Competition in 2021 and 2022.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Warrick has clinical interests in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound and musculoskeletal ultrasound guided injections; she teaches medical students, residents, fellow physicians, and attending physicians among several specialties at UC Davis School of Medicine how to perform musculoskeletal ultrasound evaluations. Dr. Warrick is an Assistant Clinical Professor who teaches how to perform clinical musculoskeletal examinations and enjoys mentoring medical students through clinical preceptorship.

Dr. Warrick has research interests in regenerative medicine (currently engaged in a clinical trial involving adipose derived stem cells for knee osteoarthritis), platelet rich plasma (PRP), the nutritional health of athletes (Low Energy Availability, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, Female Athlete Triad), Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in Athletes, and Injury Prevention in Ultramarathon Runners.


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Center/Program Affiliation

Sports Medicine Program
UC Davis Medical Group

Undergraduate School

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 2010

Medical School

M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Davis CA 2016


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2016-2017


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2017-2020


Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2020-2021

Outstanding Professionalism Award Nomination for Fellow Physician, Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, 2021

Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, 2020

William M. Fowler Resident Research Award, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, 2020

Chief Resident Physician, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, 2019

Outstanding Medical Student in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2016

Medical Student Research Fellowship, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2013

Ng T, Warrick AE, Paula C, Marcia F. Eating disorders. In: The Youth Athlete: A Practitioner’s Guide to Providing Comprehensive Sports Medicine Care. Academic Press; 2023:507-518.  Warrick, A.E., Hassid, B., Coleman, B. et al. Multidisciplinary physician survey assessing knowledge of the female athlete triad and relative energy deficiency in sport. J Eat Disord 11, 70 (2023).

Warrick AE, Davis B. Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in Athletes - Nonsurgical Treatment Options. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2021 Jun 1;20(6):319-326. doi:10.1249/JSR.0000000000000854. PMID:34099610.

Warrick AE, Faustin M. Crush-Shin Pain In The Leg. Med & Sci in Sports & Exercise. 2021 Aug;53(8S):423. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000764140.48351.a8.

Warrick AE, Mullins K, Waite B, Joy E. Clinical Models for Exercise Medicine and Physical Activity. Am Med Soc Sports Med CRN Summit Living Library. 2021 Apr 13.

Warrick AE, Faustin M, Waite B. Comparison of Female Athlete Triad (Triad) and Relative Energy Deficiency in Syndrome (RED-S): a Review of Low Energy Availability, Multidisciplinary Awareness, Screening Tools and Education. Curr Phys Med Rehabil Rep. 2020. doi:10.1007/s40141-020-00296-y.

Høeg TB, Chmiel K, Warrick AE, Taylor SL, Weiss RH. Ultramarathon Plasma Metabolomics: Phosphatidylcholine Levels Associated with Running Performance. Sports (Basel). 2020 Apr 1;8(4):44. doi:10.3390/sports8040044. PMID:32244618.

Warrick AE, Currey J, Waite, B. Ultramarathon Comprehensive Injury Prevention. Curr Phys Med Rehab Rep, Sports Med Rehab. 2019. doi:10.1007/s40141-019-00233-8.

Warrick AE, Ingwerson J, Haus B. Knee Pain – Football, Basketball. Med & Sci in Sports & Exercise. 2018 May;50(5S):378. doi:10.1249/01.mss.0000536332.34178.64.

Warrick AE. Distal Iliotibial Band Syndrome with Dr. Ali Warrick | AMSSM Sports Ultrasound Case Presentation. Published 2021.