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Department of Surgery

Broadus Zane Atkins, M.D. View profile as PDF

Broadus Zane Atkins

Philosophy of Care

I believe patients and families should be treated with dignity and respect and that autonomy of the patient should be honored when discussing medical treatments and decisions.

Clinical Interests

Adult heart surgery including surgery for coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, and heart failure. Benign and malignant disorders of the chest. Outcomes research and improvements to process of care delivery.



Cardiothoracic Surgery


UC Davis Medical Center - Cypress Building
2221 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone:

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


M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, 1995
B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1991


Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1995-96


Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1996-2002


Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2004-2007

Board Certifications:

American Board of Surgery, 2003
American Board of Thoracic Surgery,

Professional Memberships:

American College of Surgeons
Association of VA Surgeons
Sabiston Surgical Society
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association

Select Honors and Awards:

National Institute of Health National Research Service Award, 1997

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