Tamas Vidovszky, M.D.

Tamas J. Vidovszky, M.D.




  • Associate Professor
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2221 Stockton Blvd., Suite E
Sacramento, CA 95817
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251 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
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Clinic Phone: 916-734-2858
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Tamas J. Vidovszky specializes in general surgery and has both clinical and research interests in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery for conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract. He has extensive experience and skill in robotic-assisted procedures and in treating a variety of diseases, ranging from achalasia, reflux esophagitis and gallbladder disease to complex hernias, colorectal ailments and gastroparesis.


Gastrointestinal Surgery

Center/Program Affiliation

Robotic Surgery Program


M.D., Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest, 1988

B.Sc., Szinyei M.P. Alt. Isk. es Gimn, Budapest, 1982


University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2003

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

American Medical Association

Association for Academic Surgery (Information and Technology Committee 2006-2007)

Minimally Invasive Robotic Association

Sacramento Surgical Society

Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society

Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

Select Recent Publications

Ali, M.R., J.P. Loggins, W.D. Fuller, B.E. Miller, C.J. Hasser, P. Yellowlees, T.J. Vidovszky, J.J. Rasmussen, J. Pierce. 3-D telestration: A teaching tool for robotic surgery. Journal of Laparendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, 18: 107-112. 2008.

Vidovszky, T.J., W. Smith, J. Ghosh, M. Ali. Robotic cholecystectomy: Learning curve, advantages and limitations. Journal of Surgical Research, 136: 172-178. 2006.

Vidovszky, T., M.E. Cabanela, M.G. Rock, D.J. Berry, B.F. Morrey, M.E. Bolander. Histologic and biochemical differences between osteolytic and nonosteolytic membranes around femoral components of an uncemented total hip arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty, 13(3):320-330. 1998.

Witkiewicz, H., M. Deng, T.Vidovszky, M.E. Bolander, M.G. Rock, B.F. Morrey, S.W. Shalaby. A differential scanning calorimetry study of retrieved orthopedic implants made of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene; Journal of Biomedical Research (Applied Biomaterials)33 (2):73-82, 1996.

Marois, Y., R. Guidoin, R. Roy, T. Vidovszky, B. Jakubiec, M. Sigot-Luizard, J. Braybrook, Y. Mehri, G. Laroche, M. King. Selecting valid in vitro biocompatibility tests that predict the in vivo healing response of synthetic vascular prostheses?; Biomaterials 17 (19):1835-1842, 1996.

Witkiewicz, H., T.Vidovszky, R.T. Tuner, M.G. Rock, B.F. Morrey, M.E. Bolander. Fate of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE) wear debris in patients with hip implants. Techniques in Orthopedics 8 (4):254-261, 1994.

Marois,Y., R. Roy, T. Vidovszky., M.W. King, A.Y. BĂ©langer, C. Chaput, R. Guidoin. Histopathological and immunological investigations of three prosthetic anterior cruciate ligaments: in vivo study in rat. Biomaterials 14 (4):255-262, 1993.