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Sanjay Jhawar, M.D. View profile as PDF

Sanjay  Jhawar

Clinical Interests

Sanjay Jhawar's clinical interests include neonatal apnea, obstructive sleep apnea in children, cystic fibrosis, and childhood asthma. His research interests in basic science include leukocyte chemotaxis and chronic pulmonary inflammation. His clinical interest is in neonatal lung disease related to prematurity and childhood sleep-related respiratory disorders.


Assistant Professor


Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Sleep



Pediatric Pulmonology

Center/Program Affiliation:


Glassrock Building
Pediatric Specialty Clinics
2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-282-3284

Additional Phone:

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

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M.D., F.C.C.P., Bhopal University, Bhopal, 1989
B.S., Bhopal University, Bhopal, India, 1979
M.B., B.S., Bhopal University, Bhopal, India, 1984


Hamidia Hospital/Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, 1984-85


Kamla Nehru Hospital/Gandhi Medial College, Bhopal, 1985-88
New York Methodist Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, 1995-96
New York Methodist Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, 1996-97


Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 1997-2000

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, 1997
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology, 1997
American Board of Pediatrics-Sleep Medicine, 2009

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Board of Sleep Medicine
American College of Chest Physicians
American Medical Association

Select Recent Publications:

Muzumdar D, Jhawar S, Goel A. Brain abscess: an overview. Int J Surg. 2011;9(2):136-44. Epub 2010 Nov 16. Review.

Jhawar SS, Nadkarni T, Goel A. Intraparenchymal temporal neurenteric cyst. J Clin Neurosci. 2011 Mar;18(3):415-7. Epub 2011 Jan 13.

Jhawar SS, Nadkarni T. Congenital hydrocephalus presenting with simultaneous anterior and posterior fossa brain herniations. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Sep;152(9):1623-4. Epub 2010 May 13.

Jhawar SS, Nadkarni T, Goel A. Intracanalicular epidermoid cyst. A case report. Br J Neurosurg. 2010 Dec;24(6):708-10.

Muzumdar D, Balasubramaniam S, Jhawar S, Goel A. Massive benign osteoblastoma of the suboccipital bone and foramen magnum region. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2010;46(3):232-7. Epub 2010 Nov 4.

Goel A, Shah A, Jhawar SS, Goel NK. Fluid-fluid level in pituitary tumors: analysis of management of 106 cases. J Neurosurg. 2010 Jun;112(6):1341-6.

Hendrickson DJ, Blumberg DA, Joad JP, Jhawar S, McDonald RJ. Five-fold increase in pediatric parapneumonic empyema since introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008 Nov;27(11):1030-2.

Kott KS, Salt BH, McDonald RJ, Jhawar S, Bric JM, Joad JP. Effect of secondhand cigarette smoke, RSV bronchiolitis and parental asthma on urinary cysteinyl LTE4. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 Aug;43(8):760-6.

Brookes PT, Jhawar S, Hinton CP, Murdoch S, Usman T. Bowen's disease of the nipple-a new method of treatment. Breast. 2005 Feb;14(1):65-7.

Jhawar S. Severe bronchiolitis in children. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2003 Dec;25(3): 249-57. Review.

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

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