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UC Davis Health System

Lisa Mills, M.D. View profile as PDF

Lisa  Mills

Clinical Interests

Dr. Mills clinical and research interests focus on ultrasonography.


Associate Professor


Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine


Patient Support Services Building
4150 V St., Suite 2100
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

UC Davis Medical Center
Emergency Medicine Department
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-3790

Additional Phone:

Phone: 916-734-5010
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1999
B.A., UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, 1994


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 2002


Louisana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2003

Board Certifications:

American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2003

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Emergency Medicine
American College of Emergency Physicians
American College of Emergency Physicians Ultrasound Section
Society of Emergency Medicine

Select Honors and Awards:

"Top 10 Reviewers" Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2007

Cambridge Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women "2007 Honors Edition", 2007

"Top Ten Most Newsworthy Abstracts" SAEM Annual Meeting, 2007

Keith Van Meter Medical Student Teaching Award, 2006

Select Recent Publications:

Mills LD and Kessler C. Emergency Ultrasound. JAMA. 2008;300(17):2064-2065.

Ochello C and Mills LD. Pott’s paresis presentation in the emergency department. International Journal of Emergency Medicine. Online publication March 19, 2008.

Velez LI, Greene S, Mills LD, Rivera W. Systemic Toxicity After an Ocular Exposure to Xylazine Hydrochloride Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2006;30(4):407-410.

Mills LD, Sasvari J. Echocardiography in Cardiac Emergencies Emergency Medicine: Acute Medicine for the Primary Care Physician. 2006;38(11):14-19.

Mills LD. The Sound of a Hurricane ACEP Emergency Ultrasound Section Newsletter. September 2006;10(3).

Mills LD, Mills TJ. Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder among Emergency Medicine Residents Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2005;28(1):1-4.

Mills LD, Mills TJ, Foster B. Association of Clinical and Laboratory Variables with Ultrasound Findings in Right Upper Quadrant Pain Southern Medical Journal. 2005;98(2)1-7.

Velez LI, Gracia R, Mills LD, Shepherd G, Feng SY. Iron Bezoar Retained in Colon Despite 3 Days of Whole Bowel Irrigation The Journal of Toxicology and Clinical Toxicology. 2004;42(5):653-656.

Mills LD, Mills TJ, Zimbler A, Taliaferro E, Smith D. The Types of Violence Experienced by Male Victims of Domestic Violence Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2003;10(5)215-218.

Mills LD, Barrows T, Benitez F. Bilateral Luxatio Erecta Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2003;24(1):61-63.

Mills (Morrison) LD, Velez LI, Shepherd G, Bey T, Benitez FL. Death by Quinine. Veterinary and Human Toxicology. 2003; 46(6):303-306.

Mills TJ, Morrison LD, Sprueil R. Complications of Sinusitis Dallas Medical Journal. 2001;74(4).

Morrison LD. Secret Pain: Female Genital Mutilation Physicians for a Violence Free Society Action Notes. Summer 2001.

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