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Department of Internal Medicine

Ru Cai, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

As a hospitalist, the main goals are: provide the highest quality of care to hospitalized patients and to serve as primary educators to medical students and residents in the care of hospitalized patients.

Title:

Associate Physician Diplomate

Specialty:

Hospitalist, Internal Medicine

Department:

Internal Medicine

Division:

Hospitalist

Address/Phone:

UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone:

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

Other Languages:

Chinese (Mandarin)

Education:

M.D., Xinjiang Medical University, Urumuqi, Xinjiang, 1989

Internships:

McLaren Medical Center, Flint, Michigan, 2000

Residency:

McLaren Medical Center, Flint, Michigan, 2001-2002

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2003

Professional Memberships:

American College of Physicians
American Medical Association

Select Recent Publications:

2004 Vega-Lopez, S., N. Kaul, S. Devaraj, R. Y. Cai, B. German, I. Jialal. Supplementation with omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and all-rac alpha-tocopherol alone and in combination failed to exert an anti-inflammatory effect in human volunteers. Metabolism, 53(2):236-40.

1998 Oyer, C. E., R. Cai, J. J. Coughlin, and D. B. Singer. First trimester pregnancy loss associated with varicella zoster virus infection: histological definition of a case. Human Pathology 28:94-95.

1997 Zheng, W., C. J. Sung, P. Cao, Z.-F. Zhang, R. Cai, A Godwin, E. E. Kramer, and S. C. Lauchlan. Early occurrence and prognostic significance of p53 alteration in primary carcinoma of the fallopian tube. Gynecologic Oncology 64:38-48.

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