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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.


Associate Physician Diplomate


Hospitalist, Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine




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)


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


McLaren Medical Center, Flint, Michigan, 2000


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).