Kathryn Amirikia, M.D., FACS

Kathryn Carolin Amirikia, M.D., FACS


Breast Surgical Oncology


  • Associate Physician Diplomate
To see if Kathryn Carolin Amirikia is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

4501 X St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-5959
Clinic Fax: 916-703-5265
Clinic Referral Phone: 916-703-5210
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Amirikia strives for comprehensive, compassionate and high quality care.

Research/Academic Interests

Breast Cancer


Surgical Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit MI 1993

M.S., Biochemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit MI 1989

B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 1986


Surgery, North Oakland Medical Center, Pontiac MI


Breast Surgical Oncology, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor MI 1998-1999

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery - General Surgery, 2000

Professional Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research

American College of Surgeons

American Society of Breast Disease

American Society of Breast Surgeons

Association for Academic Surgery

Society for Surgical Oncology

Honors and Awards

Suiliam Chowchuvech Memorial Award for Most Outstanding Jr Resident of the Year at North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac MI, 1994

Select Recent Publications

Amirikia KC, Mills P, Bush J, Newman LA.  Higher population-based incidence rates of triple-negative breast cancer among young African-American women : Implications for breast cancer screening recommendations.  Cancer. 2011 Jun 15;117(12):2747-53. Epub 2011 Jan 10.

Shekhar MP, Santner S, Carolin KA, Tait L.  Direct involvement of breast tumor fibroblasts in the modulation of tamoxifen sensitivity.  Am J Pathol. May 2007; 170(5):1546-60.

Amirikia, KC.  Breast Cancer Awareness.  Elk Grove Citizen. http://www.egcitizen.com/articles/2010/10/08/lifestyle/doc4cabc12decc99896142900.txt, October, 2010.