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Department of Internal Medicine

Mark Avdalovic, M.D. View profile as PDF

Mark  Avdalovic

Philosophy of Care

The core of high-level specialty care is effective communication with patients, their families and referring physicians. I pride myself on being an effective teacher and listener for my patients.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Avdalovic has general clinical interests in pulmonary and critical care, with a particular emphasis on interstitial lung disease and asthma. His research activities focus on the molecular aspects of lung wound repair. 

Research/Academic Interests

Vascular growth factor expression by respiratory epithelium. Regenerative approaches to treating chronic lung disease COPD phenotyping.  


Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine


Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care


Internal Medicine


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


UC Davis Medical Group, Folsom
UC Davis Medical Group, J Street

Center/Program Affiliation:


UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom
251 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-985-9300

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

Additional Phone:

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


M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1996
B.A., UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, 1991


UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1996-1999


UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2000-2003

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine,
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2003
American College of Chest Physicians,

Professional Memberships:

American College of Physicians, Fellow
American Thoracic Society
Society of Critical Care Medicine

Select Honors and Awards:

Golden Eagle Scholar Athlete-UCSB, Awarded to the top scholar athlete on each team, 1989

Presidents Research Fellowship Award, 1990

Big West Scholar Athlete-UCSB, 1990

Select Recent Publications:

Schivo M, Avdalovic MV, Murin S. Non-Cigarette Tobacco and the Lung. Clinic Rev Allerg Immunol, 2013

Albertson TE, Schivo M, Zeki AA, Louie S, Sutter ME, Avdalovic M, Chan AL. The Pharmacological Approach to the Elderly COPD Patient. 2013;30(4)

Louie S, Zeki AA, Schivo M, Chan AL, Yoneda KY, Avdalovic M, Morrissey BM, Albertson TE. The Asthma-Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Overlap Syndrome: Pharmacotherapeutic Considerations. 2013; 6(2): 197-219

Zoel Quinonez, John Speicher, Christian Sebat, and MV Avdalovic. Cutaneous Rhizopus Infection at a Central Venous Catheter Site in a Critically Ill Renal Transplant Patient. Healthcare Infection, 2012; 17(3): 83-86

Avdalovic MV, Susan Murin. Electronic Cigarettes E-cigarettes: No Such Thing as a Free Lunch…or Puff. American College of CHEST Physicians, 2012; 141(6): 1371-72

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