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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Cheryl W. Vance, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

Cheryl W. Vance's specialty lies in the emergent care of pediatric, medical and trauma cases, including asthma, seizures, resuscitation, and blunt abdominal, cervical spine and head injuries. In addition to performing patient care, Vance teaches staff and medical students about pediatric emergencies. Her current research interests include CT evaluation of pediatric head trauma and cervical spine injuries. Her snow skiing and rock climbing activities and her knowledge of the risks they present allow her to personalize care for those suffering from traumatic situations.




Emergency Medicine



Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation:


UC Davis Children's Hospital
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 800-282-3284

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, Mississippi, 1985
B.S., Pacific Union College, Angwin, California, 1978


Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1985-89


Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1989-91

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, 1992
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1989

Professional Memberships:

Ambulatory Pediatric Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics, Transport Medicine

Select Honors and Awards:

Phi Kappa Phi, University of Mississippi, 1985

Alpha Omega Alpha, University Of Mississippi, 1985

Department of Surgery Award, University of Mississippi, 1985

Merck and Company Book Award University of Mississippi, 1985

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