Simon Ascher, M.D., M.P.H.

Simon Benjamin Ascher, M.D., M.P.H.

Specialties

Internal Medicine

Department

Internal Medicine

Title

  • Associate Physician Diplomate

Reviews

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Patient Support Services Building

4150 V St., Suite 3400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
916-734-8230

Additional Phone Numbers

Department Phone: 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Ascher is an academic hospitalist offering care for adults in the hospital. He has clinical interests in antimicrobial stewardship, point-of-care ultrasound, and clinical reasoning. 

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Ascher's research focuses on improving our understanding of acute and chronic kidney disease using novel urine kidney biomarkers. He also has an interest in epidemiology and causal inference methods.

Division

Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Hospital Medicine

Education

M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, Durham NC 2013

M.P.H., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill NC 2012

B.S., University of Texas Austin, Austin TX 2008

B.A., University of Texas Austin, Austin TX 2008

Internship: Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2013-2014

Residency

Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2014-2016

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine,

California Medical License, 2019

Honors and Awards

Albert Schweitzer Fellow, 2010, 2011

Duke Senior Merit Scholarship, 2013

Select Recent Publications

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