3301 C St., Suite 1100
Sacramento, CA 95816
Shriners Hospital for Children
2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Philosophy of Care
Dr. Stark is dedicated to partnering with patients, parents, family members, and other healthcare providers to achieve the best possible outcome for children in her care.
Dr. Stark is a pediatric surgeon at UC Davis Children's Hospital and the adjoining Shriners Hospital for Children - Northern California, where she treats neonates, infants, children and adolescents with a wide range of conditions and congenital malformations.
She is a COG member and has a specific interest in pediatric tumors. She also has an interest in neonatal surgery and congenital malformations.
Dr. Stark promotes surgical education through the UC Davis surgical residency program and is active in research protocols focused on congenital diaphramatic hernias, appendicitis, pediatric tumors, and fetal interventions.
UC Davis Children's Hospital
M.D., St. George's University School of Medicine, St. George's, Grenada 2007
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 2002
General Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance CA 2008-2013
Pediatric Surgery, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle WA 2013-2015
American Board of Surgery - General Surgery,
American Board of Surgery - Pediatric Surgery,
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Pediatric Surgical Association
Children’s Oncology Group
Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Select Recent Publications
Jabaji Z, Stark R, Dunn JC. Regeneration of enteric ganglia in mechanically lengthened jejunum after restoration into intestinal continuity. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jan;48(1):118-23.
Stark R and Dunn JC. Mechanical Enterogenesis.: A Review . Journal of Healthcare Engineering. 2012 June; v3:229-242.
Stark R, Panduranga M, Carman G, Dunn JCY. Development of an Endoluminal Intestinal Lengthening Capsule. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jan;47(1):136-41.
Stark R, Zupekan T, Bondada S, Dunn JCY. Restoration of mechanically lengthened jejunum into intestinal continuity in rats. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Dec;46(12):2321-6.
Stark R, Lee S, Putnam B, Neville A, Bricker S. Common denominators in death from pediatric back-over trauma. Am Surg. 2011 Oct;77(10):1420-2.