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Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Jose Francisco Abad, M.D. View profile as PDF

Jose Francisco Abad

Philosophy of Care

My role as your physician is to facilitate your health and well being. I believe the body has an immense capacity to heal itself (in many regards) and I want to help you reach that potential.

Clinical Interests

Preventative care, adolescent care, and Women’s Health including prenatal care. How to incorporate mindfulness and medical narrative into clinic practice.


Associate Physician


Family and Community Medicine


Family and Community Medicine
UC Davis Medical Group


Family and Community Medicine
UC Davis Medical Group, Folsom


UC Davis Medical Group, Campus Commons
UC Davis Medical Group, Folsom

Center/Program Affiliation:


UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom
271 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-985-9300

UC Davis Medical Group - Sacramento (Campus Commons)
500 University Avenue, Ste. 220
Sacramento, CA 95825
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-286-8700

Additional Phone:

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

Other Languages:



M.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, 2009
B.A., Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2003


UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 2010


UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, 2012

Board Certifications:

American Board of Family Medicine, 2012

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Family Physicians

Select Honors and Awards:

Active Teaching in Family Medicine presented by AAFP, 2011

Select Recent Publications:

Abad JF, Benjamin S. Insomnia. 5 Minute Clinical Consult. 2009.

Abad JF. A Learner’s Perspective on the Value of the Humanities in Medicine. Worcester Medicine. Worcester District Medical Society. May/June 2009.

Dorn SD, Abad JF, Panagopoulos G, Korelitz BI. Clinical Characteristics of familial versus sporadic Crohn's disease using the Vienna Classification. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2004 May;10(3):201-6.

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