Hira Hasnain Abidi, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Hira Hasnain Abidi, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

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Surgery - Oncology

Breast Disease

Breast Cancer



Locations and Contact

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
4501 X St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Abidi believes in working closely with her patients to reach the best medical and surgical treatment decisions. She understands the toll breast cancer takes on an individual and their loved ones, and she strives to educate and empower her patients to understand all of their care options.

Dr. Abidi collaborates with her colleagues in Pathology, Radiology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Genetics, and Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery to provide a multidisciplinary team-based approach to cancer care.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Abidi is a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist offering surgical care for all benign and malignant disorders of the breast. She works closely with her colleagues to provide an individualized and comprehensive treatment plan for breast cancer care, using minimally-invasive surgical techniques.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Abidi's research interests include breast cancer in postmenopausal women, metastatic breast cancer, and education of surgical principles.


Surgical Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Undergraduate School

B.S., Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill NC 2009

Medical School

M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill NC 2014


General Surgery, Western Michigan University School of Medicine, Kalamazoo MI 2014-2019


Breast Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh PA 2021-2022

Abidi H, Flanagan S, Leinwand M. Single Incision Laparoscopic Resection of a Giant Ovarian Mature Cystic Teratoma. J Laparoendoscopic Advanced Surgical Techniques. 2018 Nov 30;28(6). doi:10.1089/vor.2018.0505.

Abidi HH, Sawyer RG. More evidence for shortening antibiotic therapy in peritonitis: the DURAPOP trial. J Thorac Dis. 2018 Sep;10(Suppl 26):S3160-S3161. doi:10.21037/jtd.2018.07.67. PMID:30370104.

Seudeal K, Abidi H, Shebrain S. Early versus delayed appendectomy: A comparison of outcomes. Am J Surg. 2018 Mar;215(3):483-486. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.10.057. Epub 2017 Nov 11. PMID:29153247.