Mark Avdalovic, M.D.

Mark Avdalovic, M.D.


Internal Medicine

Pulmonary and Critical Care


Internal Medicine


  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
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UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom

251 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
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UC Davis Medical Group - Sacramento (J Street)

2825 J St., Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

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.  


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group


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

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