John MacMillan, Jr., M.D.

John F. MacMillan, Jr., M.D.


Internal Medicine

Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Internal Medicine


  • Clinical Professor
  • Medical Director, UC Davis Medical Center Palliative Care Program
  • Medical Director, UC Davis Hospice Program


John F. MacMillan, Jr. is not currently accepting new patients. For assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

UC Davis Medical Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone Numbers

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I believe in caring for the whole patient and family not just their medical illness.  I aspire to empathic, honest and open communication with patients and families.  

Clinical Interests

Dr. MacMillan is an general internist whose focus of care is on the hospitalized adult patient.  In addition, he is board certified in hospice and palliative medicine and has special interest in working with adult patients and families dealing with life limiting medical illness. 


Hospital Medicine
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine


M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia PA 1995

B.S., Mount Saint Mary's College, Emmittsburg MD 1991

Internship: Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM 1995-1996


Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM 1996-1998

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2007

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians

Honors and Awards

Outstanding UC Davis Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine, 2007

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1999

Hobart Amory Hare Honor Society (Awarded for excellence in clinical medicine), 1993

Select Recent Publications

Monsky, W., Yoneda, K., MacMillan, let al. Peritoneal and Pleural Ports for Management of Refractory Ascites and Pleural Effusions: Assessment of Impact on Patient Quality of Life and Hospice/Home Nursing Care. Journal of Palliative Medicine. July 2009.

Barnhorst, A., Bourgeios, J, MacMillan, IF. Development of a Hospice Formulary for Psychotropic Medications. Journal of Palliative and Supportive Care. 2008;6:71-77.

Markoff, B.A., IF. MacMillan. Discharge of the asthmatic patient. Clinical Reviews in Allergy and Immunology. 2001;20:341-355.