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Department of Internal Medicine

Estella Geraghty, M.D., M.P.H., M.S. View profile as PDF

Estella  Geraghty

Clinical Interests

Clinically, I'm interested in encouraging patient motivation for behavior modification to aid in preventive health care. My research interests include spatial epidemiology and geographic information systems (GIS) as methodologies for understanding the interplay between health and the environment.


Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine
Public Health Sciences


General Medicine
Public Health Sciences


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
General Medicine
4860 Y St., Suites 0101 & 0400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-2737
Phone: 916-734-0171

Additional Phone:

Clinic Phone: 916-734-2737
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 2002
M.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 2002
M.P.H., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 2006


University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2003


California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California, 2005


UC Davis, Sacramento, California, 2007

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005
American Board of Preventive Medicine, Public Health, 2008

Professional Memberships:

American Medical Informatics Association
California Medical Association
Fellow of the American College of Physicians
Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society
Society of General Internal Medicine

Select Recent Publications:

Geraghty EM, Balsbaugh T, Nuovo J, Tandon S. Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to assess outcome disparities in patients with type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia. J Am Board Fam Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;23(1):88-96.

Redline S, Yenokyan G, Gottlieb DJ, Shahar E, O'Connor GT, Resnick HE, Diener-West M, Sanders MH, Wolf PA, Geraghty EM, Ali T, Lebowitz M, Punjabi NM. Obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea and incident stroke: the sleep heart health study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Jul 15;182(2):269-77. Epub 2010 Mar 25.

Leigh, JP, Geraghty EM. High Gasoline Prices and Mortality from Motor Vehicle Crashes and Air Pollution. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2008, Mar;50(3):249-54.

Geraghty E, Franks P, Kravitz RL. Primary Care Visit Length, Quality and Satisfaction for Standardized Patients with Depression. J20 Gen Int Med, 2007 Dec; 22(12):1641-7.

Geraghty E, Ristow B, Gordon S, Aronowitz P. Overwhelming parasitemia with Plasmodium falciparum infection in a patient on infliximab for Rheumatoid arthritis. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2007 May 15;44(10);e82-84.

Lau D, Seibert A, Gandara D, Laptalo L, Geraghty E, Coulon C. Computer-assisted image analysis of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma. Clin Lung Cancer, 2005 Mar;6(5):281-6.

Geraghty EM, Boone JM, McGahan JP, Jain K. Normal organ volume assessment (NOVA) from abdominal CT. Abdominal Imaging, 2004 Jul-Aug;29(4)482-90.

Geraghty EM, Boone JM. Bland-Altman Plot [Letter] Response. Radiology, 2004;231:604-605.

Geraghty EM., Boone JM. Determination of height, weight, body mass index and body surface area with a single abdominal CT image. Radiology, 2003 Sep;228(3):857-63.

Boone JM, Geraghty EM, Seibert JA, Wootton-Gorges SL. Dose reduction in pediatric CT: A rational approach. Radiology, 2003 Aug;228(2):352-60.

Bailey-Geraghty EM, Jerant AF, Yeung KW. Value of decision support software shown to be limited for preclinical medical students. Family Medicine, 2002 October;34(9):639-640.

Bailey-Geraghty EM. Are medical students ready for the digital age? Western Journal of Medicine, 2002 Mar;176(2):137-8.

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