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Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

US News Best Hospitals national ranking in 10 specialties

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U.S. News & World Report best children's hospital in neonatology, diabetes and endocrinology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and urology.

Robotic-assisted surgery, minimally invasive surgery, surgeons

robotic-assisted surgery

Experience the benefits
of our new state-of-the art,
minimally invasive procedures.

Subspecialty Robotic Programs


Meet the Surgeons


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Mohamed R. Ali, M.D.

Mohamed R. Ali, M.D.

Gastrointestinal Surgery


W. Douglas Boyd, M.D.

W. Douglas Boyd, M.D.

Cardiothoracic Surgery


Elizabeth David, M.D.

Elizabeth David, M.D.

General Thoracic Surgery


Tamas J. Vidovszky, M.D.

Tamas J. Vidovszky, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Gastrointestinal Surgery


Appointments and Referrals

For referring physicians

Contact our Physician Referral Center to initiate a referral on behalf of your patient or to request a physician-to-physician phone consultation.

(800) 4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284),
choose option 2

Refer a Patient

For patients

Contact our Consumer Resource Center
(800) 2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

New patient request for Appointment

Returning patient appointments

To schedule an appointment, please call
(916) 734-2680