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UC Davis Health System

Christian Sandrock, M.D., M.P.H. View profile as PDF

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.



Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Medical Preparedness Network


Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care



Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
UC Davis Medical Group, Davis


UC Davis Medical Group, Davis

Center/Program Affiliation:


UC Davis Medical Group - Davis (West Covell Boulevard)
2660 W. Covell Blvd., Suites A, B & C
Davis, CA 95616
Driving Directions
Phone: 530-747-3000

CARES Clinic
1500 21st St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-2-UCDAVIS

Additional Phone:

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

Other Languages:



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, 1997


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.

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