Daniel Colby, M.D.

Daniel Kingsley Colby, M.D.


Emergency Medicine



  • Assistant Professor


Daniel Kingsley Colby 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
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Additional Phone Numbers

Fax: 916-703-6549
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Colby's academic interests include toxicology, pediatric poisonings, drugs of abuse, bedside ultrasound in the undifferentiated hypotensive patient, acute stroke, technology and medical education.


Emergency Medicine


M.D., UC Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine CA 2011

B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2006


Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2011-2013


Emergency Medicine/Toxicology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2013-2016

Board Certifications

American Board of Emergency Medicine,

DEA License,

Professional Memberships

American College of Emergency Physicians, California Chapter

Emergency Medicine Residents� Association

Select Recent Publications

Gessin J, Colby D, Hopkins H, Kann G, Clingan C, Crum B, Danielson A, Hunt R, Chenoweth J. Emergency Department Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia. UC Davis Health System Integrating Quality Symposium. 2012 [Poster]

Buck BH, Starkman S, Eckstein M, Kidwell CS, Haines J, Huang R, Colby D, Saver JL. Dispatcher recognition of stroke using the National Academy Medical Priority Dispatch System. Stroke. 2009 Jun;40(6):2027-30.


Moftakhar P, Colby D, Starkman S, Saver JL, UCLA Student Stroke  Team. The accuracy of prehos- pital stroke identification instruments: prospective comparison of the LAPSS, CPSS, and ELAPSS. Stroke 2008. [Abstract]

Colby D, Long T, Glocke S, Kellenbeck E, Parker N, Clingan C, Barton J. EMR Dot Phrases Increase Emergency Physicians’ Use of Clinical Decision Rules. UC Davis Health System Integrating Quality Symposium. 2013 [Poster]