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Department of Internal Medicine

Craig Keenan, M.D. View profile as PDF

Craig  Keenan

Clinical Interests

Dr. Keenan has interests in medical education, patient safety, electronic health records, venous thromboembolic disorders and prevention of heart disease.


Associate Professor


Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine


General Medicine


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
General Medicine
4860 Y St., Suites 0101 & 0400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-2737
Phone: 916-734-0171

Additional Phone:

Clinic Phone: 916-734-2737
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, 1993
B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1988


University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 1993-96

Board Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006

Professional Memberships:

American College of Physicians
Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine
Society of General Internal Medicine

Select Recent Publications:

Keenan CR. Diabetes screening: Which patients, what tests, and how often? Current Psychiatry, 2009; 8: 19-23.

Fein SP, Hilborne LE, Spiritus EM, Seymann GB, Keenan CR, Shojania KG, Kagawa-Singer M, Wenger NS. The many faces of error disclosure: a common set of elements and a definition. 2007; J Gen Intern Med, 22(6): 755-61.

Keenan CR, Henderson MC. Morning report: A diabetic man with a swollen ankle. SGIM Forum, 2007; 30(2):4.

Keenan CR, Murin S, White RH. High risk for venous thromboembolism in diabetics with hyperosmolar state: comparison with other acute medical illnesses. J Thrornb Haemost, 2007; 5(6): 1185-90.

Keenan CR, Nguyen HH, Srinivasan M. Electronic medical records and their impact on resident and medical student education. Acad Psychiatry, 2006; 30(6):522-7.

Srinivasan M, Hwang J, West DC, Keenan CR, Yellowlees P. Assessment of clinical skills using simulator technologies. Academic Psychiatry, 2006; 30:505-515.

Srinivasan M, Keenan CR, Yager 1. Visualizing the future: technology competency development in clinical medicine, and implications for medical education. Acad Psychiatry, 2006; 30(6):480-90.

Mitchell M, Srinivasan M, West DC, Franks P, Keenan C, Henderson M, Wilkes, M. Factors Affecting Resident Performance: Development of a Theoretical Model and a Focused Literature Review. Academic Medicine; 80(4):2005.

Keenan CR, White RH. Age as a risk factor for venous thromboembolism after major surgery. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine 2005; 11:398-402.

Fein S, Hilborne L, Kagawa-Singer M, Spiritus E, Keenan C, Seymann G, Sojania K, Wenger, N. A Conceptual Model for Disclosure of Medical Errors. In: Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation, Volume 2. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. 2005. pp. 483-94. (AHRQ Publication No. 05-0021-2)

Adubofour KO, Keenan CR, Daftary A, Mensah-Adubofour J, Dachman WD. Strategies to reduce medication errors in ambulatory practice. J Natl Med Assoc, 96(12):1558-64, 2004.

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