Resources from leading medical experts from UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
With campuses in San Francisco and Oakland, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals comprise one of the largest enterprises focused solely on children's health care in the world, and link a far-reaching network of medical offices and satellite pediatric specialty care clinics. We consistently rank among the country’s best in all 10 U.S. News & World Reports categories, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.
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This presentation from pediatric orthopedic surgeon Ishaan Swarup, MD, shines a light on the developing spine. Focusing on scoliosis and kyphosis, he offers definitions, classifications, physical exam and testing pointers, treatment options ...
Assessing the eating habits of young patients is tricky, but this presentation from UCSF eating disorder specialists offers an update on diagnostic criteria, tools for detecting a problem, techniques for talking to patients and families, ...
Primary care doctors play a valuable role for young gender-expansive children by providing a safe environment, facilitating discussions and understanding current medical options. Our pediatric endocrinologists provide guidelines and answer ...
Acknowledging the challenges of diagnosing autism, pediatric neurologist Jennifer Martelle Tu, MD, PhD, provides clarity on the criteria, then discusses common issues – including digestive, sleep and aggression problems – and which treatments ...
Sabina Ali, MD, an expert in pediatric IBD, provides a short yet thorough rundown on this progressive disease, including very-early-onset IBD.
Pediatric cardiologist Michael Brooks clarifies how to distinguish worrisome murmurs from harmless ones, and offers a simple grading method and specific listening tips.
This case-based presentation by UCSF Chief of Pediatric Urology Laurence S. Baskin, MD, provides clarity on which conditions are emergencies that need specialty care.
Athletic kids often need care for pain in the knee, ankle or another part of the lower leg – but when is it worthy of imaging tests or referral?
Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Sun and Nurse Practitioner Rebecca Silvers review what normal infant skull anatomy and biology looks like, and discuss the characteristic and causes of abnormal headshape.
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