Paul Kaesberg, M.D.

Paul Richard Kaesberg, M.D.


Geriatric Oncology

Benign and Malignant Hematology

Internal Medicine




Internal Medicine


  • Health Sciences Clinical Professor


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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

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UC Davis Medical Group - Rocklin

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Rocklin, CA 95765
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Phone: 916-734-3771
Clinic Fax: 916-703-5265
Clinic Referral Phone: 916-703-5210
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)



Philosophy of Care

Dr. Kaesberg is an adult medical hematologist who specializes in medical treatment of geriatric oncology as well as benign and malignant hematology. He is a strong advocate for providing patients with comprehensive care such as mutational profiling, regional therapies, clinical trials and supportive care.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kaesberg is an adult hematologist who specializes in geriatric oncology as well as benign and malignant hematology.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Kaesberg is interested in conducting clinical trials for heme malignancies and has a particular interest in novel treatments for geriatric oncology as well as benign and malignant hematology including molecular targeted therapies, immunotherapies and therapies to overcome resistance.


Hematology and Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison WI 1982

B.S., Medical College of Wisconsin, Madison WI 1978

Internship: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI 1982-1983


Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI 1983-1985


Hematology, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI 1985-1987

Board Certifications

American Board of Hematology, 1988

American Board of Hospice and Palliative Care , 2002

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1985

National Board of Medical Examiners, 1982

Honors and Awards

Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin, Hematology, 1988

American Cancer Society Fellowship, 1988

University of Wisconsin, B.S. Honors Degree, 1978

Select Recent Publications

For a comprehensive list of Dr. Kaesberg's publications, please click here.

Epstein RM, Duberstein PR, Fenton JJ, Fiscella K, Hoerger M, Tancredi DJ, Xing G, Gramling R, Mohile S, Franks P, Kaesberg P, Plumb S, Cipri CS, Street RL Jr, Shields CG, Back AL, Butow P, Walczak A, Tattersall M, Venuti A, Sullivan P, Robinson M, Hoh B, Lewis L, Kravitz RL. Effect of a Patient-Centered Communication Intervention on Oncologist-Patient Communication, Quality of Life, and Health Care Utilization in Advanced Cancer: The VOICE Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Jan 1;3(1):92-100.