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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Theresa Murdock-Vlautin, M.D. View profile as PDF

Philosophy of Care

As a physician; the role is to help provide the children with complex medical needs the best opportunity to achieve advance medical care, obtain exceptional pain and symptom management, as well as support and provide resources to the patient and their families with a comprehensive team of providers.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Murdock-Vlautin's interests are in pediatric critical care, pediatric palliative care and medical education. 

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Murdock-Vlautin's research interests are in advancing medical school education in regards to clinical skills teaching and assessment throughout the four year curriculum. 

In addition, bridging and advancing knowledge and resources in pediatric palliative care in Northern California. 


Associate Professor of Pediatrics


Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Palliative Care



Pediatric Critical Care

Center/Program Affiliation:


UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone:

Phone: 916-734-2011
Department Referral Phone: 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno NV 2000
B.A., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona CA 1991
B.S., University of Nevada, Reno NV 1995


Pediatrics, UC San Diego Medical Center, San Diego CA


Pediatrics, UC San Diego Medical Center, San Diego CA


Pediatric Critical Care, Rady Children's Hospital Balboa Naval Medical Center, San Diego CA

Board Certifications:

American Board of Hospice and Palliative Care ,
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics,
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine,

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics
To see if Theresa Murdock-Vlautin is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).