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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Douglas Sayre Gross, M.D., Ph.D. View profile as PDF

Douglas Sayre Gross

Clinical Interests

Dr. Gross' clinical interests are centered on ambulatory pediatrics, global health, and disaster medicine.  He also teaches Gross Anatomy and Neuroanatomy in the School of Medicine.


Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Department of Pediatrics/ Senior Lecturer
Department of Cell Biology & Human Anatomy


Pediatric General, Urgent Care, Global Health, Disaster Medicine



General Pediatrics

Center/Program Affiliation:


Glassrock Building
2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Additional Phone:

Phone: 916-734-2107
Fax: 916-734-0339
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 1990
Ph.D., Anatomy & Neuroendocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 1976
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster PA 1972
M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 1973


University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1990-1991


University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1990-1993

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, 2015
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, 2007
Republic of Kenya Medical License, 2005

Professional Memberships:

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Golden Key International Honor Society
Sacramento Disaster Medical Assistance Team, DMAT-CA-11

Select Honors and Awards:

Emil M. Mrak International Award, Cal Aggie Alumni Association, 2016

Distinguished Alumnus Award, UC Davis School of Medicine Alumni Association, 2014

Hibbard Williams Award for Extraordinary Achievement, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2011

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Annual Award For Excellence in Teaching Basic Sciences, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 1999, 2003, 2011

ASUCD Excellence in Education Award, UC Davis Associated Students, 2009, 2012,

Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award, University of California, Davis Academic Senate, 2007

C. John Tupper Prize for Excellence in Teaching, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2006

Distinguished Teaching Award, UC Davis Academic Senate, 2005

Association of American Medical Colleges Humanism in Medicine Award, Pfizer Humanities Institute, 2003

AOA Honor Medical Society, 1989

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