Margaret Penkala, M.D.

Margaret Michele Penkala, M.D.


  • Associate Physician


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UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom

251 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-985-9300
Clinic Fax: 916-355-1209
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

"Treat your patients as you would want your family members to be treated".

Clinical Interests

Margaret Penkala's interests include general cardiology and more specifically valvular heart disease. 


Cardiovascular Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group


M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY 1991

B.S., Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA 1986

Internship: Internal Medicine, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford CA 1991-1992


Internal Medicine, Stanford University Hospital, Stanford CA 1992-1994


Cardiovascular Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco CA 1994-1997

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine,

Professional Memberships

American College of Cardiology

Select Recent Publications

Penkala M, Sharma A, O'Neill G, Takeda P, Skadsen A, Vierra E. Transesophageal Echo Imaging During Laser Assisted Pace Lead Extraction. PACE. 1999;22:A108.

Penkala M, Hancock EW. Wide-Complex Tachycardia in Pregnancy. Hosp Practice. 1993;28:7.