Dominic Dizon, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Division Director of General Medicine, UCSF Fresno
|Medical School:||University of California, Davis|
|Residency:||Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
|Board Certified:||Internal Medicine|
|Awards and Recognition:||
ACCP Governor’s Award for Outstanding Volunteer Community Service Project. October 2003. Community Advocacy Through Administration of Directly Observed Therapy and Education to Patients in Fresno County who Have Documented Active TB’.
Community Heath Champion Award 2013; The West Fresno Family Resource Center
LIFE Teaching Award in Medicine 2014; UCSF School of Medicine LIFE program
Best Faculty Award in Medicine 2014; UC Merced San Joaquin Valley PRIME program
Dizon, D, Paul, S., Lugue, M., and Joclyn Fong.The Utility of the Quantiferon-TB Gold Assay in Detecting Tuberculosis Infections among HIV patients and its Implications for Public Health in Fresno County. Discussed at the 2009 105th International Scientific Conference of the American Thoracic Society, May 19, 2009, San Diego, CA.
Mitchell, M, Dizon,D, Libke,R, Peterson,M Slater, D,and Akashdeep Dhillon."Development of a Coccidioides immitis Real Time PCR Assay using the BD MAX System" Journal of Clinical Microbiology. March 2015.Volume 53, Issue 3. In Press.
Dizon, D, Paul, S., Lugue, M., and Joclyn Fong.The Utility of the Quantiferon-TB Gold Assay in Detecting Tuberculosis Infections among HIV patients and its Implications for Public Health in Fresno County. Presented at the 2009 105th International Scientific Conference of the American Thoracic Society, May 19,2009, San Diego, CA.
Dizon, D, Mitchell, M, Peterson, M, Libke, R, Chin, C, Mills, P, and Deanna Oliver.The Utility of using Real-Time PCR in the Detection of COCCIDIOIDES IMMITIS in the Clinical Setting at the Central California San Joaquin Valley. Presented at the 60th Annual Cocci Study Group Meeting in Fresno, CA on April 9, 2016.
Detection of Coccidioides immitis Antigen Directly in Clinical Specimens using Real-Time PCR in the Central California San Joaquin Valley (Principal Investigator) 2013
|Biography:||Dr. Dizon was born in Vietnam and raised in the Philippines. Immigrating into the U.S. after high school, he received his undergraduate and medical school degrees from the University of California at Davis. He then finished his residency in internal medicine at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Oakland. He then joined his wife in Texas as she was activated in the US Army Aeromedical Unit and started his teaching career with the Texas A&M College of Medicine. Returning to California in 2002, he joined the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program as clinic director in internal medicine. Six months later, he was promoted to medical director of ambulatory care for the entire hospital. Currently, he oversees 14 primary and specialty care clinics at the University Medical Center and throughout Fresno county, with a total of 180,000 outpatient visits a year. He is also a member of the Cultural Competence Committee in the corporation that owns the teaching hospital as well as a part of the Quality Improvement Committee of the IPA that serves the 4 affiliated hospitals in the network. He is also proud to be among the core faculty at UCSF Fresno and carries the appointment of health sciences assistant clinical professor of medicine. He values his role in educating the future doctors who will primarily stay and practice here in the Central Valley and was awarded Outstanding Faculty of the year in the department of internal medicine. He currently has 3 original UCSF research projects going on locally, which deal with tuberculosis and cultural competence, his special areas of interest. Dr Dizon firmly believes that Fresno is poised to becoming a center of excellence for health care in the Central Valley and that this would raise the level of health care throughout the region for everyone. Dominic is also halfway in his executive MBA program at the Craig School of Business. He and his wife live in Clovis with their 4 children (ages 2 to 7). They are expecting their 5th child in February.|