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Department of Internal Medicine

Hugh Black, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

Dr. Black provides critical care, pulmonary and intensive care management of patients who have undergone complex thoracic, cardiopulmonary or otolaryngological surgeries as well as general clinical pulmonary medicine.


Assistant Professor


Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


UC Davis Medical Group - Sacramento (J Street)
Internal Medicine Specialty Clinics
2825 J St., Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Phone: 916-734-2737

Additional Phone:

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


M.D., University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 2000
B.A., University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1992
Pre-Med, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1994


UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 2000-2003


UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 2003-2005
UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 2005-2006

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2007
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2006

Professional Memberships:

American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow, ACCP/FCCP)
American Thoracic Society

Select Honors and Awards:

Fellow of the Year Award, 2006

Resident Teaching Award, 2003

Select Recent Publications:

Black H, Yoneda K, Millar J, et al. Endoscopic placement of a novel feeding tube. Chest, accepted 12/2009, in press.

Black H, Mendoza M, Murin S. Thoracic manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease. Chest, 131:524-532, Feb. 2007.

Black H, Sigal D, Barnes D, Felisky C, Folette D, Harper R. Roentgenogram of the month: A spontaneous pneumothorax in a 25-year-old woman. Chest, 128:3080-3083, October 2005.

Svensson E, Black H, Dugger D, Tripathy S, Goldwasser E, Hao Z, Chu L, Leiden J. Long-term expression in rodents and non-human primates following intramuscular injection of a replication-defective adenovirus vector. Human Gene Therapy, 8:1791-1806, May 1997.

Tripathy S, Black H, Goldwasser E, Leiden J. Immune responses to transgene-encoded proteins limit the stability of gene expression after injection of replication-defective adenovirus vectors. Nature Medicine, 2:545-550, May 1996.

Tripathy S, Svensson E, Black H, Goldwasser E, Margolith M, Hobarth P, Leiden J. Long-term expression of erythropoietin in the systemic circulation of mice after intramuscular injection of a plasmid DNA vector. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 93:10876-10880, July 1996.

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