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Department of Internal Medicine

James C. Leek, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

Dr. Leek has a special interest in musculoskeletal disorders affecting musicians, dancers and other performing artists. He has been a member of the California Arthritis Foundation Council; Medical and Scientific Committee of the Arthritis Foundation's Northeastern California Division; Scleroderma Society of Sacramento Medical Advisory Board; and Performing Arts Medicine Association Research Committee. He is the lead editor of Principles of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Musculoskeletal Diseases. Leek has conducted wide-ranging rheumatology research, and published more than two dozen articles on septic arthritis, Still's disease, gout and pseudogout, systemic lupus erythematous, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis and tenosynovitis.

Title:

Clinical Professor

Specialty:

Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Department:

Internal Medicine

Division:

Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Address/Phone:

UC Davis Medical Group - Roseville (Douglas Boulevard)
2261 Douglas Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95661
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Phone: 916-783-7109

Additional Phone:

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

Education:

M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, 1971
B.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1967

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1974
American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, 1980

Professional Memberships:

American College of Rheumatology

Select Recent Publications:

Kellerman PS, Leek JC. Renal thrombotic microangiopathy mimicking active SLE nephritis. Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation 1994;9:1482-1485

Pollet SM, Vogt PJ, Leek JC. Serious peritonitis in Adult Still's Syndrome. Journal of Rheumatology 1990;17:98-101

Leek JC, Keen CL, Vogler JB, et al. Long-term marginal zinc deprivation in Rhesus monkeys. IV: Effects on skeletal growth and mineralization. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1988;47:889-895

Pollet SM, Leek JC. Tenosynovitis in meningococcemia. Arthritis and Rheumatism 1987;30:232-233

Frocht A, Leek JC, Robbins DL. Gout and hyperuricemia in systemic Lupus erythematous. British Journal of Rheumatology 1987;26:303-308

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