Kevin James Burnham, M.D.
- Associate Physician
Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suites 0101 & 0400
Sacramento, CA 95817
3301 C St, Suite 1600
Sacramento, CA 95816
Additional Phone Numbers
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
Philosophy of Care
I want to improve the health and quality of life of my patients through a comprehensive treatment approach, emphasizing diet, exercise, and other non-drug therapies. I strive to practice medicine based on the best-available medical evidence, but individualize a treatment plan for each patient.
Dr. Burnham is clinically active in internal medicine primary care and primary care sports medicine. He is a team physician for local high school and collegiate athletics programs.
His clinical interests include adult primary care, office-based primary care procedures, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, and sports ultrasound.
Dr. Burnham has additional interests in resident and medical student education.
M.D., UC San Diego, San Diego CA 2009
B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 2004
Internship: Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2009-2010
Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2010-2012
Sports Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2013-2014
Chief Resident Internal Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2012-2013
Advanced Cardiac Life Support,
Advanced Trauma Life Support,
American Board of Internal Medicine,
American Board of Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine,
American College of Physicians
American College of Sports Medicine
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
Honors and Awards
Gold Humanism Honor Society, UC San Diego School of Medicine Chapter, 2009
Select Recent Publications
Burnham, K. J., Tanji, J. L., Davis, B. A. Clinical Case Abstract – An Unusual Case of Lateral Hip Pain. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 23rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 5-9, 2014. Clinical J of Sports Medicine, 2014, 24(2), e1.
Burnham, K. J., Arai, T. J., Dubowitz, D. J., Henderson, A. C., Buxton, R. B., Prisk, G. K., Hopkins, S. R. Pulmonary perfusion heterogeneity is increased by sustained, heavy exercise in humans. J of Applied Physiology, 2009, 107(5), 1559-1568.
Burnham, K. J., Arai, T. J., Dubowitz, D. J., Henderson, A. C., Buxton, R. B., Prisk, G. K., Hopkins, S. R. The Effect of Sustained, Heavy Exercise on Pulmonary Perfusion Heterogeneity. Abstract for Poster Presentation. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med., Apr 2008;177.
Burnham, K. J. Davis, B. A., Section Editor. Chapter questions: Golf; Medical Terminology; Rugby; Taping. ACSM Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.