Alison Semrad, D.O.

Alison Semrad, D.O.


Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine


  • Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor
  • Endocrinology Co-fellowship Director
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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 0400
Sacramento, CA 95817
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2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 5200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Clinical Interests

Thyroid Cancer, Iodine-Refractory Thyroid cancer

Dr. Semrad is an Associate Health Sciences Clinical Professor in Endocrinology. At the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis she serves as the medical director for the physician assistant program as well as an instructor of record for the first year NPPA Endocrine course. She is a Co-fellowship director for the Endocrinology Fellowship program as well as a faculty mentor for medical students.

She co-founded UC Davis Medical Center's newly established multidisciplinary thyroid cancer clinic. She co-chairs the Endocrine tumor board with the Department of Otolaryngology and Endocrine Surgery and Medical Oncology. Her clinical interests include thyroid cancer. Semrad's research interests focus on health outcomes in thyroid cancer and iodine-refractory thyroid cancer.


Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Center/Program Affiliation

Center for Health and Technology
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing


D.O., Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri, 2004

B.A./B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1999


UD Davis, Sacramento , California, 2007


UC Davis, Sacramento, California, 2009

UC Davis, Sacramento, California, 2010

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007

American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, 2009

Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU), 2009

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

American Thyroid Association (ATA)

Endocrine Society

Honors and Awards

Early medical student education, 2011

Telemedicine CCHP Grant, 2010

Select Recent Publications

Semrad TJ, Semrad AM, Farwell DG, Chen Y, Cress R. Initial Treatment Patterns in Younger Adult Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer in California. Thyroid. 2015 Mar 23.

Allen ME, Semrad A, Yang AD, Martinez SR. Parathyroid carcinoma survival: improvements in the era of intact parathyroid hormone monitoring?  Rare Tumors. 2013 May 2; 5(1): e12. doi: 10.4081/rt.2013.e12. Print 2013 Feb 11.

Yeran Bao, MD, James Wall, MD, Alison Semrad, DO, Wen T. Shen, MD, Stephen S. Lippman, MD, PhD, Arthur L. M. Swislocki, MD, Dolores M. Shoback, MD, Quan-Yang Duh, MD. A Case of Reoperative Parathyroidectomy in Tandem with Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. World Journal of Endocrine Surgery. January-April 2011 3(1): 47-51 (epub).