Julia Magana, M.D.

Julia Magana, M.D.


Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Emergency Medicine


  • Associate Professor


Julia Magana 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

Phone: 916-734-5010
Fax: 916-724-7950
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda CA 2007

B.A., Pacific Union College, Angwin CA 2003


Pediatrics, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda CA 2007-2010


Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego CA 2011-2014

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics,

American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

American College of Emergency Physicians

Ray E. Helfer Society

Honors and Awards

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Certificate of Excellence, LLUCH, 2010

Alumni Association of Loma Linda University Herber Award LLUSOM, 2007

Obstetrics and Gynecology outstanding non-cognitive award, LLUMC, 2006

Select Recent Publications

Fingarson AK, Pierce MC, Lorenz DJ Kaczor K, Bennett B, Berger R, Curre M, Herr S, Nickey S, Magana J, Makoroff K, Williams M, Yound A, Zuckerbraun N. Who’s Watching the Children? Caregiver Features Associated with Physical Child Abuse versus Accidental Injury. J Pediatr. 2019 Sep;212:180-187.e1. PMID:31255388. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.05.040.

Nuño M, Ugiliweneza B, Bardini, R, Ozturk A, Stephenson JT, Magana JN. Age-Related Mortality in Abusive Head Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Mar 8. PMID: 30865156.

Nuño M, Uglillweneza B, Zepeda V, Anderson JE, Coulter K, Magana JN, Drazin D, Boakye M. Long-term impact of abusive head trauma in young children. Child Abuse Negl. 2018 Nov;85:39-46. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.08.011. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Magana, JN. Child Abuse eMedicine. 2018 July 24. Available from: https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/800657-overview. 

Austin AL, Magana JN, Rudinsky SL, Portouw SJ. Case Report: Not all Genital Ulcers are Herpetic. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Apr;34(4):e73-e74. PMID: 27331577.