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Department of Internal Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine

Meet Our Faculty

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Kent Ishihara Kent Ishihara, M.D.
Associate Physician Diplomate
Dr. Ishihara sees patients at the
Sacramento and Elk Grove Clinics
Dr. Sidika Karakas Sidika E. Karakas, M.D.
Professor and Chief
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Dr. Karakas sees patients at the
Sacramento Clinic
Dr. Mark Moriwaki Mark Moriwaki, M.D.
Associate Physician Diplomate
Dr. Moriwaki sees patients at the
Sacramento, Roseville, and Rancho Cordova Clinics
Dr. Sonal Phatak

Sonal Phatak, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Dr. Phatak sees patients at the
Sacramento and Rocklin Clinics

Dr. Pamela Prescott Pamela T. Prescott, M.D., M.H.S., M.P.H.
Professor
Diabetes & Telemedicine
Dr. Prescott sees patients at the
Sacramento and Rancho Cordova Clinics
Dr. Alison Semrad

Alison Semrad, D.O., F.A.C.P.
Associate Clinical Professor
Endocrinology Co-fellowship Director
Clinical Interest: Thyroid Cancer
Dr. Semrad sees patients at the
Sacramento Clinic

 Dr. Dana Sheely

Dana Sheely, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Dr. Sheely sees patients at the
Sacramento and Folsom Clinics

Dr. Prasanth Surampudi Prasanth Surampudi, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General Endocrinology, Andrology
Dr. Surampudi sees patients at the
Sacramento and Rancho Cordova Clinics
Dr. Arthur Swislocki Arthur Swislocki, M.D., FACP
Professor
General Endocrinology

Research Faculty

Dr. Lars Berglund

Lars Berglund, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean for Research
Director of the UC Davis
Clinical and Translational Science Center

Dr. Enkhmaa Byambaa

Enkhmaa Byambaa, M.D., Ph.D., M.A.S.
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Research

Dr. Anuurad Erdembileg

Anuurad Erdembileg, M.D., Ph.D., M.A.S.                    
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Research

Dr. Thomas Huser Thomas R. Huser, Ph.D.
Professor
Research

Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Thomas Aoki Thomas T. Aoki, M.D.
Professor
Metabolic Diseases: Diabetes Mellitus 
Dr. Aoki is retired and no longer                           
sees patients at UCDMC
Dr. Charles Halsted Charles H. Halsted, M.D.
Professor
Internal Medicine: Clinical Nutrition,
Gastroenterology, Hepatology
Dr. Halsted sees patients at the
Sacramento J Street Clinic
Dr. Judith Turgeon Judith L. Turgeon, Ph.D.
Professor
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Volunteer Clinical Faculty (VCF)

Dr. Bahar Aghighi
Dr. William Cushard 
Dr. Ann Gerhardt
Dr. Stephen Lippman
Dr. Barbara Livermore
Dr. James McMonagle
Dr. Michael Okimura
Dr. Jaiwant Rangi
Dr. Craig Smith
Dr. Manish Upadhyay 
Dr. Seleda Williams
Dr. Gail Wong