Christian Sandrock, M.D., M.P.H.


Internal Medicine

Pulmonary and Critical Care


Internal Medicine


  • Assistant Professor
  • Medical Director, Medical Preparedness Network
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UC Davis Medical Group - Davis (West Covell Boulevard)

2660 W. Covell Blvd., Suites A, B & C
Davis, CA 95616
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CARES Clinic

1500 21st St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Sandrock believes in a patient-driven and centered approach that focuses on holistic care, including family support, alternative therapies, religion, lifestyle practices, cultural practices and other modalities in conjunction with conventional therapies.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Sandrock has clinical interests in respiratory infections, community-acquired and viral pneumonia, and ICU-acquired infections. His research interests include emerging infectious diseases at the animal and human interface, particularly respiratory infections such as avian influenza, SARS, and other diseases acquired by humans.



Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
UC Davis Medical Group, Davis

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group


M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., 1996

M.P.H., University of Lund, Lund, Sweden, 2004

B.A., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1992


UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1998-1999


UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1999-2004

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999

American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2006

American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, 2005

American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2003

Professional Memberships

American College of Chest Physicians

American Thoracic Society

Infectious Disease Society of America

Select Recent Publications

Avdalovic M, Sandrock C, Hoso A, Allen R, Albertson TE. Epoprostenol in pregnant patients with secondary pulmonary hypertension: Two case reports and a review of the literature. Treat Resp Med, 3:29-34, 2004.

Sandrock CE, Murin S. Clinical predictors of respiratory failure and long-term outcome in black tar heroin-associated wound botulism. Chest, 120(2):562-566, 2001.

Kerlilowske K, Grady D, Rubin SM, Sandrock C, Ernster VL. Efficacy of screening mammography: A meta-analysis. JAMA, 273(2):149-154, 1995.