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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clara Paik, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clara  Paik

Clinical Interests

Dr. Paik's clinical interests include chronic pelvic pain, fibroids, and gynecologic surgery. Dr. Paik maintains an active gynecology practice and treats chronic pelvic pain patients in the Chronic pelvic pain clinic at UC Davis Medical Center. Her research interests have focused on Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and she is often asked to speak on various relevant GYN topics such as chronic pelvic pain and abnormal uterine bleeding. Dr. Paik is currently the chief of the Division of Gynecologic Specialties and interim residency program director.


Associate Professor
Division Director, Gynecologic Specialties
Interim Residency Program Director


Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology


Obstetrics and Gynecology


Obstetrics and Gynecology


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic
4860 Y St., Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-6900

Additional Phone:

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


M.D., UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, 1997
B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 1992


University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1997-2001


University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1997-2001

Board Certifications:

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2003

Professional Memberships:

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)
Northern California Ob/Gyn Society (NORCAL)

Select Honors and Awards:

Alpha Omega Alpha, 1997

Phi Beta Kappa, 1992

Select Recent Publications:

Paik CK. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and Chronic Pelvic Pain for the Primary Care Physician. Audio-Digest Family Practice, 2009.

Paik CK. Office Gynecology for the Primary Care Physician. Audio-Digest Family Practice, Volume 56, Issue 37, October 7,2008.

Smith LH, Waetjen LE, Paik CK, Xing G. Trends in the Safety of Inpatient Hysterectomy for Benign Conditions in California, 1991-2004. Obstet Gynecol 2008;112:552-560.

Paik CK, Waetjen LE, Xing G, Dai J, Sweet RL. Hospitalizations for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Tuboovarian Abscess in Californa, 1991 to 2001. Obstet Gynecol 2006;107:611-616.

Paik CK, Leiserowitz G. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. In: Havens C, Sullivan N, eds. Manual of Outpatient Gynecology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2002.

Paik C, Leiserowitz G. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. In: Manual of Outpatient Gynecology, 4th Edition. Little, Brown, and Co., 2001.

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