Souvik Sarkar, M.D., Ph.D.

Souvik Sarkar, M.D., Ph.D.


Internal Medicine

Gastroenterology and Hepatology


  • Assistant Professor


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UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center

3160 Folsom Blvd, Suite 3500
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Davis, CA 95616
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Providing the best available care to my patients while maintaining open lines of communication with the patient and all their care providers.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Sarkar specializes in treating patients with gastroenterological and liver disorders.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Sarkar is interested in Hepatitis C public health initiatives, new therapeutics and clinical trials for patients with Hepatitis C (HCV), Fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH). His research/academic interests are understanding and establishing the best methodologies for early screening and linkage to care for patients with HCV and NAFLD/NASH.


Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group


MBBS, Calcutta Medical College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India 2000

Ph.D., Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY 2007


Internal Medicine, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center of Weill Cornell Medical College, Bronx NY 2007-2010


Liver Diseases Branch, NIDDK/National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD 2010-2012

Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT 2012-2015

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010

Professional Memberships

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

American College of Gastroenterology

American Gastroenterological Association

Honors and Awards

Best of DDW Oral Presentation, 2015

Presidential Poster of Distinction at AASLD, 2004

American Liver Foundation Student Research Award, 2003

Select Recent Publications

Sarkar S, Rivera EM, Engle RE, Nguyen HT, Schechterly CA, Alter HJ, Liang TJ, Purcell RH, Hoofnagle JH and Ghany MG. An Epidemiologic Investigation Of A Case Of Acute Hepatitis E. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Sep 2.

Sarkar S, Mitchell KA, Lim JK, Ioannis Oikonomou I, Simona J; Colitis following initiation of sofosbuvir and simeprevir for genotype 1 hepatitis C; ACG Case Reports: 2015.

Sarkar S, and Lim JK. Advances in interferon-free hepatitis C therapy: 2014 and beyond. (Commentary) Hepatology. 2014 Apr;59(4):1641-4.

Sarkar S, Jiang Z, Evon DM, Wahed AS, Hoofnagle JH. Fatigue before, during and after antiviral therapy of chronic hepatitis C: Results from the Virahep-C study. J Hepatol. (Nov., 2012); 57(5):946-52.

Murray JW, Sarkar S (Joint first), Wolkoff AW. Single vesicle analysis of endocytic fission on microtubules in vitro. Traffic. (May, 2008); 9(5): 833-847.  ORCID: 0000-0002-9358-4257;