Eric Chak, M.D., M.P.H.

Eric W. Chak, M.D., M.P.H.


Internal Medicine

Gastroenterology and Hepatology


  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine


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

UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center

3160 Folsom Blvd, Suite 3500
Sacramento, CA 95816
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UC Davis Medical Group - Carmichael

7551 Madison Ave.
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Chak is interested in general hepatology, specifically viral hepatitis, liver cancer, and the care of patients with cirrhosis.


Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group


M.D., UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco CA 2009

M.P.H., UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley CA 2008

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 2004

Internship: Internal Medicine, UCLA Olive View Medical Center, Sylmar CA 2008-2009


Internal Medicine, UCLA Olive View Medical Center, Sylmar CA 2010-2012


Gastroenterology, UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 2012-2015

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014

American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 2015

Select Recent Publications

Chak E, Schulze C, Runyon BA. Rapid Resolution of Hepatitis C Virus-Associated Cryoglobulin Rash With Use of Direct-Acting Antivirals. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2015 April 8, Epub ahead of print.

Chak E, Talal A, Sherman K, Schiff E, and Saab S.  Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States: An Estimate of True Prevalence. Liver International 2011; 31:1090-1101.

Chak E and Saab S.  Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin Dosing Strategies to Enhance Sustained Virologic Response.  Current Hepatitis Reports 2010;9:147-154.  

Chak E and Saab S.  Risk factors and incidence of de novo malignancy in liver transplant recipients: a systematic review.  Liver International 2010; 30:1247-1258. 

Chak E, Rutherford G, and Steinmaus C.  The Role of Breastfeeding in Prevention of Helicobacter pylori Infection: A Systematic Review.  Clinical Infectious Diseases 2009;48:430-437.