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  • UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Rank Among the Nation’s Best For All 10 Specialties in 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report


    Survey Recognizes Hospitals with High Rankings in Pediatric Cancer Care, Neurosurgery and Other Pediatric Specialties UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals rank among the nation’s best pediatric medical centers in all 10 specialties that were assessed in the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report annual survey of Best Children’s Hospitals, reflecting the high quality of care the hospitals provide for our communities. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland together ranked among the to... read more

  • With Safety Precautions In-place, We Are Scheduling Appointments


      We are pleased to announce the re-opening of all essential medical services. We strongly encourage you to reach out to your primary care provider’s or specialist’s office to schedule the care your child needs, including routine and preventive care, immunizations, allergy shots, eye exams, physical therapy, surgeries and mental health services. Enhanced Safety Precautions In-place Here is what we are doing to provide the best care for your child and enhance everyone’s safety during this corona vir... read more

  • Scientists Slow Progression of Debilitating Neurodegenerative Disorder


    Chelation Study on PKAN Has Implications for Treating Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis  An international study led by scientists in Oakland, CA, and Munich, Germany, may offer hope to children and adults with a rare and debilitating genetic disorder, Pantothenate Kinase-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN), as well as a potentially new approach to treat other neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. The study, which involved... read more