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Tamas J. Vidovszky

Clinical Interests

Tamas J. Vidovszky specializes in general surgery and has both clinical and research interests in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery for conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract. He has extensive experience and skill in robotic-assisted procedures and in treating a variety of diseases, ranging from achalasia, reflux esophagitis and gallbladder disease to complex hernias, colorectal ailments and gastroparesis.


Associate Professor




Gastrointestinal Surgery


UC Davis Medical Group, Folsom

Center/Program Affiliation:


UC Davis Medical Center - Cypress Building
2221 Stockton Blvd., Suite E
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-2-UCDAVIS

UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom
251 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-985-9300

Additional Phone:

Clinic Phone: 916-734-2858
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Other Languages:

French, German, Hungarian


M.D., Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest, 1988
B.Sc., Szinyei M.P. Alt. Isk. es Gimn, Budapest, 1982


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1998


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2003

Professional Memberships:

American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Association for Academic Surgery (Information and Technology Committee 2006-2007)
Minimally Invasive Robotic Association
Sacramento Surgical Society
Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

Select Recent Publications:

Ali, M.R., J.P. Loggins, W.D. Fuller, B.E. Miller, C.J. Hasser, P. Yellowlees, T.J. Vidovszky, J.J. Rasmussen, J. Pierce. 3-D telestration: A teaching tool for robotic surgery. Journal of Laparendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, 18: 107-112. 2008.

Vidovszky, T.J., W. Smith, J. Ghosh, M. Ali. Robotic cholecystectomy: Learning curve, advantages and limitations. Journal of Surgical Research, 136: 172-178. 2006.

Vidovszky, T., M.E. Cabanela, M.G. Rock, D.J. Berry, B.F. Morrey, M.E. Bolander. Histologic and biochemical differences between osteolytic and nonosteolytic membranes around femoral components of an uncemented total hip arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty, 13(3):320-330. 1998.

Witkiewicz, H., M. Deng, T.Vidovszky, M.E. Bolander, M.G. Rock, B.F. Morrey, S.W. Shalaby. A differential scanning calorimetry study of retrieved orthopedic implants made of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene; Journal of Biomedical Research (Applied Biomaterials)33 (2):73-82, 1996.

Marois, Y., R. Guidoin, R. Roy, T. Vidovszky, B. Jakubiec, M. Sigot-Luizard, J. Braybrook, Y. Mehri, G. Laroche, M. King. Selecting valid in vitro biocompatibility tests that predict the in vivo healing response of synthetic vascular prostheses?; Biomaterials 17 (19):1835-1842, 1996.

Witkiewicz, H., T.Vidovszky, R.T. Tuner, M.G. Rock, B.F. Morrey, M.E. Bolander. Fate of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE) wear debris in patients with hip implants. Techniques in Orthopedics 8 (4):254-261, 1994.

Marois,Y., R. Roy, T. Vidovszky., M.W. King, A.Y. BĂ©langer, C. Chaput, R. Guidoin. Histopathological and immunological investigations of three prosthetic anterior cruciate ligaments: in vivo study in rat. Biomaterials 14 (4):255-262, 1993.

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