Hugh Black, M.D.


Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine


  • Assistant Professor
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UC Davis Medical Group - Sacramento (J Street)

2825 J St., Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Black provides critical care, pulmonary and intensive care management of patients who have undergone complex thoracic, cardiopulmonary or otolaryngological surgeries as well as general clinical pulmonary medicine.


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


M.D., University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 2000

B.A., University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1992

Pre-Med, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1994


UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 2000-2003


UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 2003-2005

UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 2005-2006

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003

American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2007

American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2006

Professional Memberships

American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow, ACCP/FCCP)

American Thoracic Society

Honors and Awards

Fellow of the Year Award, 2006

Resident Teaching Award, 2003

Select Recent Publications

Black H, Yoneda K, Millar J, et al. Endoscopic placement of a novel feeding tube. Chest, accepted 12/2009, in press.

Black H, Mendoza M, Murin S. Thoracic manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease. Chest, 131:524-532, Feb. 2007.

Black H, Sigal D, Barnes D, Felisky C, Folette D, Harper R. Roentgenogram of the month: A spontaneous pneumothorax in a 25-year-old woman. Chest, 128:3080-3083, October 2005.

Svensson E, Black H, Dugger D, Tripathy S, Goldwasser E, Hao Z, Chu L, Leiden J. Long-term expression in rodents and non-human primates following intramuscular injection of a replication-defective adenovirus vector. Human Gene Therapy, 8:1791-1806, May 1997.

Tripathy S, Black H, Goldwasser E, Leiden J. Immune responses to transgene-encoded proteins limit the stability of gene expression after injection of replication-defective adenovirus vectors. Nature Medicine, 2:545-550, May 1996.

Tripathy S, Svensson E, Black H, Goldwasser E, Margolith M, Hobarth P, Leiden J. Long-term expression of erythropoietin in the systemic circulation of mice after intramuscular injection of a plasmid DNA vector. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 93:10876-10880, July 1996.