John Dorsett, M.D.

John A. Dorsett, M.D.


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Electrodiagnostic Medicine


  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Medical Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation UC Davis Medical Center
To see if John A. Dorsett is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 3850
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 916-734-7041
Fax: 916-734-7838
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Dorsett believes in using a team approach with dedicated professionals including therapists, psychologists, social workers and family members to allow patients to achieve their maximal functional abilities to improve their quality of life. 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Dorsett specializes in general physiatry, including treatment of spinal cord injury, spinal disorders and EMG /NCV.


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Center/Program Affiliation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 1988

B.A., UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA 1983


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1989-1992

Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2014

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Brain Injury Medicine, 2016

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fellow