Eric Crossen, M.D., M.P.H.

Eric J. Crossen, M.D., M.P.H.


Pediatrics General




  • Health Sciences Associate Professor


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Glassrock Building

2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 3200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-3112
Clinic Fax: 916-734-0339
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Crossen strives for effective communication with patients and families. He believes that children and adolescents receive the best care when physicians prioritize relationships with patients and their families. He seeks to understand his patients' and families' perspectives in order to partner with them in making medical decisions, forming care plans, and providing advice.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Crossen is a general pediatrician offering primary care for children and adolescents. He has a special interest in newborn care.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Crossen is very active in the medical education of Pediatric residents and UC Davis medical students. For UC Davis School of Medicine he is co-Instructor of Record for the third-year Pediatrics Clerkship and Director of Tribal Health Programs. He regularly lectures for medical students on topics in General Pediatrics. He routinely hosts medical students in his primary care clinic where he teaches clinical skills at the bedside. He supervises Pediatric Residents in their continuity clinics and teaches in the resident didactic series focusing on communication skills and bedside manner.


General Pediatrics

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill NC 2010

M.P.H., University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill NC 2009

B.A., Stanford University, Stanford CA 2005

Internship: Pediatrics, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR 2010-2011


Pediatrics, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR 2011-2013

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics

Select Recent Publications

Weddle M, Empey A, Crossen EJ, Green A, Green J, Phillipi C. Ethics Rounds: Are pediatricians complicit in vitamin K deficiency bleeding? Pediatrics. 2015 Oct;136 (4):753-7 

Crossen EJ, Lewis B, Hoffman BD. Preventing Gun Injuries in Children. Pediatrics in Review. 2015;36(2):43-51.