UC Davis Medical Center - Cypress Building
2221 Stockton Blvd., Suite E
Sacramento, CA 95817
UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom
251 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
Additional Phone Numbers
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
Dr. Troppmann specializes in laparoscopic, hernia and colorectal surgery. Her clinical interests include cancers, inflammatory bowel disease and surgical diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1992
B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 1988
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1992-1998
American Board of Surgery - Recertification, 2008
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Association of Academic Surgery
Association of Women Surgeons
Pacific Coast Surgical Association
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Western Surgical Association
Honors and Awards
UC Davis Medical Center, Women's Leadership Excellence Program, 2000
UC Davis Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Women Chief Resident of the Year, American Medical Women's Association, 1998
Select Recent Publications
Troppmann KM, Palis BE, Goodnight JE, Ho HS, Troppmann C. Women surgeons in the New Millennium. Arch Surg. 2009.
Troppmann KM, Palis BE, Goodnight JE, Ho HS, Troppmann C. Career and lifestyle satisfaction among surgeons: What really matters? The National LIFESTYLES IN SURGERY. J Am Coli Surg. 2009
Mayer. K.L. Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course: Research Presentations. Journal of Surgical Research, 128: 174-177. 2005.
Frey CF, KL Mayer. Comparison of local resection of the head of the pancreas combined with longitudinal pancreaticojejunostomy (Frey Procedure) and duodenum-preserving resection of the pancreatic head (Beger Procedure). World Journal of Surgery, 27:1217-1230. 2003.
Mayer KL, HS Ho, JE Goodnight Jr. Childbearing and child care in surgery. Archives of Surgery, 136:649-655. 2001
Mayer KL, RV Perez, HS Ho. Factors affecting choice of surgical residency training program. Journal of Surgical Research, 98:71-75. 2001.
Ho HS, KL Mayer. The etiology of systemic hypertension during laparoscopic surgery. Surgical Forum, 51:425-427. 2000
Bohringer CH, JS Jahr, S Rowell, KL Mayer. Severe hypotension in a patient receiving pemoline during general anesthesia. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 91(1):1131-1133. 2000
Nguyen NT, KL Mayer, RJ Bold, M Larson, S Foster, HS Ho, BM Wolfe. Laparoscopic suturing evaluation among surgical residents. Journal of Surgical Research, 93:133-136. 2000.
Nguyen NT, SL Lee, KL Mayer, GL Furdui, HS Ho. Laparoscopic umbilical herniorrhaphy. Journal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques, 10(3):151-153. 2000.
Harkin CP, EW Sommerhaug, KL Mayer. Unexpected complication during laparoscopic herniorrhaphy. Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia, 89:1576-78.
Nguyen NT, HS Ho, Kl Mayer, L Palmer, BM Wolfe. Laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass for morbid obesity. Journal of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgery, 3:193-196.
Mayer KL, HS Ho, KA Mathiesen, BM Wolfe. Cardiopulmonary responses to experimental venous carbon dioxide embolism. Surgical Endoscopy, 12:1025-1030.