Clara Paik, M.D.

Clara Paik, M.D.



Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • Professor and Vice-Chair
  • Co-Division Director, University Women's Health
  • Clinic Medical Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology


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

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Paik maintains an active Gynecology practice. She treats patients with chronic pelvic pain at the Pelvic Pain clinic at UC Davis Health. Dr. Paik is currently the Vice-Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chief of the Division of Gynecologic Specialties, and Clinic Medical Director.

Dr. Paik is actively involved in resident education and is currently the Associate Residency Program Director. In addition to teaching and supervising OBGYN residents, she is also actively engaged in medical student education at the UC Davis School of Medicine.


Obstetrics and Gynecology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group


M.D., UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco CA 1997

B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles CA 1992

Internship: UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1997-2001


UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1997-2001

Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2003

Professional Memberships

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)

Northern California Ob/Gyn Society (NORCAL)

Honors and Awards

CREOG National Teaching Award 2005, 2013

Select Recent Publications

Paik CK. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and Chronic Pelvic Pain for the Primary Care Physician. Audio-Digest Family Practice, 2009.

Paik CK. Office Gynecology for the Primary Care Physician. Audio-Digest Family Practice, Volume 56, Issue 37, October 7,2008.

Smith LH, Waetjen LE, Paik CK, Xing G. Trends in the Safety of Inpatient Hysterectomy for Benign Conditions in California, 1991-2004. Obstet Gynecol. 2008;112:552-560.

Paik CK, Waetjen LE, Xing G, Dai J, Sweet RL. Hospitalizations for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Tuboovarian Abscess in California, 1991 to 2001. Obstet Gynecol. 2006;107:611-616.

Paik CK, Leiserowitz G. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. In: Havens C, Sullivan N, eds. Manual of Outpatient Gynecology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2002.

Paik C, Leiserowitz G. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. In: Manual of Outpatient Gynecology, 4th Edition. Little, Brown, and Co., 2001.