Julie Ingwerson, M.D.

Julie Ingwerson, M.D.


Sports Medicine

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Medical Director Sports Medicine, Shiners Hospitals for Children Northern California


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

Cannery Building

3301 C St, Suite 1600
Sacramento, CA 95816
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Shriners Hospital for Children

2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

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

Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-6805
Clinic Fax: 916-734-6806
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Ingwerson joined UC Davis and Shriners Hospitals for Children to be a part of the stellar multi-disciplinary, integrated treatment team for athletes of all ages and abilities. She has always had a passion for exercise and sport as an athlete herself as well as with her professional pursuits.   

Dr. Ingwerson obtained her B.S. in Exercise Science prior to medical school and then completed her residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - a field in which physicians focus on getting patients of all abilities back to their desired level of function. She then completed a Sport Medicine fellowship to focus purely on her passion for treating athletes. Dr. Ingwerson’s background has ranged from caring for athletes in elementary to high school and college ages in addition to athletes at ski resort clinics and professional athletes as well as multi-day endurance athletes in South America.  

Dr. Ingwerson enjoys seeing athletes of all ages, abilities and sport disciplines at UC Davis and Shriners Hospitals for Children. She has additional focus on the areas of ultrasound and injection procedures.

Every athlete is welcome at UC Davis Sports Medicine. We look forward to helping you get back in the game!


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Center/Program Affiliation

Sports Medicine Program
UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha NE 2008

B.S., Creighton University, Omaha NE 2004

Internship: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2008-2012


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2008-2012


Sports Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2012-2013

Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine,

Professional Memberships

American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American College of Sports Medicine

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine

Honors and Awards

William M. Fowler, Jr. MD Resident Research Award, 2012

Medical Dean�s Educational Assistance Scholarship, 2006, 2007

National Collegiate Scholar Association, 2002, 2003, 2004

Creighton University Athletic Scholarship, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Creighton University Dean�s List, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Creighton University Academic Scholarship, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Missouri Valley Conference Honor Roll Athlete, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Select Recent Publications

Harrast E, Elsevier M. Caring for and Counseling the Ultramarathoner. Clinical Care of the Runner: Assessment, Biomechanical Principles and Injury Management. 2020. ISBN: 978-0-323-67959-7.

Sheng D, Ingwerson J. An Unusual Case of Buttock Pain. Clin J of Sports Med. 2019 May;29(3):e42-46. 

Warrick A, Ingwerson J, Haus B. Knee Pain – Football, Basketball. Med & Sci in Sports & Exercise. 2018 May;50(5S):378.

Hirahara A, Ingwerson J, Hseih S, Yamazaki K. Platelet-Rich Plasma versus Cortisone for the Non-Surgical Treatment of Shoulder Pain. Clin J of Sports Med. 2013 March;23(2):123-156. 

O’Conner FG. Question writer for sections of The Female Athlete, The Disabled Athlete, The Athlete with Intellectual Disabilities and Wheelchair Sports. ACSM’s Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review. 2012.

Hoffman M.D., Ingwerson J.L., Rogers I.R., Hew-Butler T, Stuempfle K.J. Increasing Creatine Kinase Concentrations at the 161-km Western States Endurance Run. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine. 2012 Mar; Vol 23(1), p. 56-60.

Ingwerson, J.L., Hoffman, M.D., Rogers, I.R., Stuempfle, K.J., Hew-Butler, T. Creatinine Phosphokinase Concentrations at the 161-km 2010 Western States Endurance Run. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.  2011 May; Vol 43(5) suppl, p.777.

Lambert GP, Boylan MW, LaVenture JP, Bull AJ, Lanspa SJ. Effect of Aspirin and Ibuprofen on GI Permeability During Exercise. Int J Sports Med. Published online Sept, 2007.