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Department of Surgery

Department of Surgery

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

U.S. News & World Report
The region's top hospital and high-performing in diabetes, endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery

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