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Department of Internal Medicine

Elena V. Kret-Sudjian, M.D., Ph.D. View profile as PDF

Elena V. Kret-Sudjian

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kret-Sudjian is a hospitalist and attending physician on the medical service ward. She is the medical director of clinical nutrition and has researched the effects of orlistat (Xenical) in the treatment of obesity, as well as investigated high-density lipoproteins as biomarkers of low-fat diets. She is fluent in English, Russian and Ukrainian.


Associate Clinical Professor
Medical Director of Clinical Nutrition


Hospitalist, Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine




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

Additional Phone:

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

Other Languages:

Russian, Ukrainian


M.D., Vinnitsa Medical Institute, Ukraine, 1981


David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, California, 1997-1998
Vinnitsa Medical Institute, Ukraine, 1991-1992


David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, California, 1998-2000


Central Institute of Doctor's Comprehension, Moscow, 1984-1986

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010

Professional Memberships:

American College of Physicians

Select Recent Publications:

Clinical Nutrition Cases: Solving the Puzzle, Presenter, American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Meeting, Chicago, February 2008.

Management of Inpatient Hyperglycemia in Non-Critically ill Adult, Presenter, Grand round, UC Davis Medical Center, March 2008.

Elena V. Kret-Sudjian, Donald R- Griger, Muhammad Afzal (1999). Reversible Cardiogenic Shock in a Patient with Lupus. California Chapter Meeting of American College of Physicians and American Society of Internal Medicine. San Diego, CA, October 1999, p. 21

Elena V. Kret-Sudjian, MD, ACP Associate, Major Anthony J. Jaslowski (1999). PSA as a Marker of Malignant Pleural Effusion in Patient with Prostate Cancer. 41ST Annual Air Force Regional Meeting of the American College of Physicians. Berkeley, Ca, April 1999 p. 15,17.

Kret, E.V. (1991). Metabolic Care in Newborns with Congenital Intestinal Obstruction. Abstracts of Symposium on Actual Problems of Nutrition in Surgery. Moscow, Russia. pp 15-16.

Kret, E.V., Doletsky, S.Y., Arapova, A.V. (1991). Comparative Assessment of Different Nutrition Methods in Pediatric Pylorostenosis. J. Chirurgia 6:24-27.

Kret, E.V., Doletsky, S.Y., Ladodo, K.S.(1990). Enteral Nutrition in Newborns and Infants with Upper Congenital Obstruction of GI Tract. Abstracts of International Symposium on Actual Problems of Nutrition in Surgery. Moscow, Russia. pp. 44-45.

Kret, E.V. (1990). Combination of Tube Feeding and TPN in Newborns and Infants with Upper Congenital Intestinal Ileus. Med. Ref Journ. 12:34.

Doletsky, S.Y., Arapova, A.V., Kret, E.V. (1990). Feeding in Newborns and Infants with Congenital Intestinal Malformations. Abstracts of XXVI Congress. Italian Association of Pediatric Surgery. Palma, Italy. p. 46.

Radev, R.N., Kret, E.V. (1990). Enteral Feeding in Newborns with Upper Obstruction of GI tract J. Problemina Chirurgiata, Bulgaria. 18:29.

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