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Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

Appointments & Referrals
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Physician Referral Center
(choose option #2)
Consumer Resource Center

US News Best Hospitals national ranking in 10 specialties


U.S. News & World Report
best hospital in cancer, cardiology,  geriatrics, heart surgery and pulmonology


US News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals © US News


U.S. News & World Report
best children's hospital in neonatology, nephrology, orthopedics and urology.


U.S. News Best Hospital Regional


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The region's top hospital and high-performing in diabetes, endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery


Surgery Faculty

Surgical Specialties and Divisions

Health plans

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.

1-800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284),
choose option 2

Refer a Patient

For patients

Contact our Consumer Resource Center
1-800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Request an Appointment

Returning patient appointments

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

Diana L. Farmer, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Chair and Professor of Surgery

Bariatric Surgery

Burn Surgery & Reconstruction

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Endocrine Surgery

Gastrointestinal Surgery

Pediatric Surgery

Plastic Surgery & Reconstruction


Kiho Cho, D.V.M., Ph.D. Professor (Burns)
Kent Lloyd, D.V.D., Ph.D. Professor (Surgery)
Claus Sondergaard, Ph.D. Visiting Assistant Professor (Cardiothoracic)
Aijun Wang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (Pediatrics)

Surgical Oncology

Trauma, Acute Care Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Transplant Surgery

Vascular Surgery