Lisa Mills, M.D.

Lisa D. Mills, M.D.


Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine


  • Professor
  • Director of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound


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

Patient Support Services Building

4150 V St., Suite 2100
Sacramento, CA 95817
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UC Davis Medical Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 916-734-5010
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

To provide compassionate, accurate care to every patient on an individual basis.  

Clinical Interests

Dr. Mills clinical and research interests focus on ultrasonography.


Emergency Medicine


M.D., Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia PA 1999

B.A., UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA 1994


Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX 1999-2002


Emergency Ultrasound, Louisana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans LA 2002-2003

Board Certifications

American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2003

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Emergency Medicine

American College of Emergency Physicians

American College of Emergency Physicians Ultrasound Section

Society of Emergency Medicine

Honors and Awards

UC Davis Practice Management Board�s Innovation Award, 2015

Children�s Miracle Network. �Enhancing and Transforming Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with Point of Care Ultrasound.�, 2015

"Top 10 Reviewers" Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2007

Cambridge Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women "2007 Honors Edition", 2007

"Top Ten Most Newsworthy Abstracts" SAEM Annual Meeting, 2007

Keith Van Meter Medical Student Teaching Award, 2006

Select Recent Publications

Soucy Z, Mills, LD, Rose JS, Kelley K, Ramirez F, Kuppermann N. Creation of a High Fidelity, Low Cost Pediatric Skull Fracture Ultrasound Phantom. J Ultrasound in Medicine. 2015 Aug;34(8):1473-8.

Soucy Z and Mills LD. American Academy of Emergency Medicine Position Statement: Ultrasound Should Be Integrated into Undergraduate Medical Education Curriculum. J Emerg Med. 2015;49(1):89-90.

Smith-Bindman R, et al including Mills LD. Ultrasonography versus Computed Tomography for Suspected Nephrolithiasis. NEJM. 2014:371(12):1100-1110.

Galster GT, Mills LD, Silva F. Postobstructive Pulmonary Edema in the Setting of Aspiration and Air Travel. J Emerg Med. 2014;47(6):e143-6.

Sutter, Gaedigk, Albertson, Southard, Owen, Mills, Diercks. Polymorphisms in CYP2D6 May Predict Methamphetamine Related Heart Failure. Clinical Toxicology. 2013;51(7):540-44.