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UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

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The mission of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is to protect and advance the health and well-being of children through clinical care, teaching and research.
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Childrens Hospital and Research Center at Oakland; Children's Hosp and RSRCH Ctr at Oakland
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Program areas at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

See schedule o1. Hematology/oncology - hematology/oncology services at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland (dba Ucsf Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland) provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of all pediatric blood disorders and cancer. Our goal is to provide state-of-the-art care in a warm and supportive environment that includes ongoing direct communication with the primary care physician. Our comprehensive services include programs for hemophilia, thalassemia, and sickle cell disease. Our sickle cell program is the largest in the western united states and includes adult patients. We are the lead agency for the northern California comprehensive sickle cell Center (nccscc). Through nccscc, a multidisciplinary team consisting of physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and social workers provide comprehensive care in a medical home model. Medical therapy includes hydroxyurea, transfusions, apheresis, chelation, pain management, and bone marrow transplantation. Nccscc also developed and coordinates the northern California network of care for sickle cell disease, a partnership among local hospitals, clinics, and community agencies to help improve the access to healthcare services for people with sickle cell disease. We also have programs in neuro-oncology, thrombophilia, stem cell transplantation, and bone marrow transplantation. The hematology/oncology has its own 25-bed inpatient unit with private, air-filtered isolation rooms. A 20-bed day-use transfusion and chemotherapy unit in our outpatient Center includes an apheresis program and a bone marrow transplantation unit. Children's has developed a number of innovative treatments for blood disorders and remains a major Center for hematological and oncological clinical Research, attracting patients and Research participants from other states and countries.
See schedule o3. Gastroenterology/hepatology - gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides care for children from birth to age 18 who have symptoms and diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas. Gastroenterology refers to the stomach, intestines and associated organs. Common conditions include feeding disorders, pancreatitis, constipation, celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease. Hepatology refers to the liver. Common liver conditions treated include hepatitis and other infections; metabolic liver disease, glycogen storage disease, gallstones and gall bladder disorders, and liver transplant coordination. Congenital anomalies of the gi tract are among the most common surgical problems in newborn infants. Care of these complex infants is one of our core areas of expertise. The gi-nicu program at Children's is an integrated multidisciplinary, family-centered program designed to provide the highest level of care to infants with surgical and/or medical gi problems. Based in our level iiid nicu, our program extends from prenatal diagnosis and planning, through the neonatal period, and transitions to long-term outpatient and inpatient follow-up.
See schedule o2. Neonatology - neonatology at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides highly-specialized intensive care to critically ill and premature newborns in our level 4 neonatal intensive care unit (nicu). Our intensive multidisciplinary and specialist care treatment team is perhaps the biggest reason for our success. Each nicu patient and family receives the full attention of the nicu team of pediatric medical and surgical experts, including neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers, and developmental specialists. Their collaboration ensures comprehensive care and monitoring or support of vital functions beyond those available in the general pediatric unit or community Hospital. The newborn intensive care nursery at Children's is a 44-bed, family-centered, regional referral Center for neonatal intensive care. Board certified neonatologists are in the Hospital 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Parents are welcome to visit any time. This multidisciplinary medical team works closely with the entire range of Children's pediatric sub-specialty services.
4. Emergency medicine - emergency medicine at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides comprehensive services in our pediatric emergency that is the busiest in northern California and the region's only level 1 pediatric trauma Center. It is staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week with certified pediatric emergency medicine specialists. Children ages 0-18 are treated at Children's ed. The ed also functions as the gateway to medical care for many children in the region; over half of all patients admitted to Children's are first seen in the ed.5. Orthopedic - orthopedics at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland works with children from birth to age 18 to prevent or correct injuries and disorders of the skeletal system, and their associated muscles, joints and ligaments. We are the busiest pediatric orthopedic in the bay area, with more than 21,000 patient visits a year. When a child fractures a bone, suffers a sports injury, or has a congenital disorder such as scoliosis or a neurological disorder such as spina bifida, it is important for him or her to see a pediatric orthopedist. Pediatric orthopedists treat children only and address each child's future growth as part of the treatment plan. This is how we help the child achieve the best functionality, and experience the least disruption to his or her normal activities. at children's, we treat children with all kinds of fractures, congenital and traumatic hand injuries, problems due to cerebral palsy and scoliosis, as well as legg-perthes disease, limb disorders, dislocated hips, and other conditions. Our sports medicine Center for young athletes specializes in getting kids back in the game through prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of sports-related injuries.6. Infectious disease - infectious disease at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides treatment for a wide spectrum of bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections. They also oversee investigation and prevention of nosocomial infections, exposures, and outbreaks in the Hospital. The pediatric hiv program provides comprehensive treatment and case management for hiv-infected and exposed children. The pediatric tuberculosis clinic sees patients referred for treatment from exposure to tuberculosis. The specialty is also active with clinical Research, including clinical trials. A three-year accredited pediatric infectious diseases fellowship program is also available for clinicians who want specialized training.7. Pulmonology - pulmonary medicine at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland treats children from birth to age 21 with a broad range of breathing or respiratory health problems. Common problems include asthma, recurrent coughs, respiratory infections, allergies, dyspnea (shortness of breath) and other conditions. Children's is a nationally certified cystic fibrosis treatment Center and our Children's pulmonary function laboratory provides advanced pulmonary function testing using minimally invasive procedures designed to ease the child's fears and discomforts. 8. General surgery - general surgery at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland works with pediatricians, family physicians, child life specialists and other medical specialists to serve the general surgical needs of their patients. Our programs are designed to minimize the stress and discomfort of surgery while providing the highest level of pediatric surgical expertise, from the tiniest newborns to adolescents. Our surgical practice encompasses the full spectrum of general pediatric surgery. Our surgeons have particular expertise in neonatal surgery, open-heart surgery, oncology, urology, and thoracic surgery, including laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures. The surgeons are available around the clock for critical care situations involving traumatic injuries that require surgical intervention.9. Neurosurgery - neurosurgery at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient services for infants, children and adolescents with neurological disorders. Children with conditions such as brain tumors, spinal disorders, congenital anomalies, craniosynostosis, spasticity, and hydrocephalus are treated by our surgical team of experienced, pediatric neurosurgeons and our advanced-practice registered nurses trained specifically to treat children. Our neurosurgery program is equipped with a computer-guided stereotactic neurosurgery station and neuro-endoscope for minimally invasive, state-of-the-art brain surgery. Our patients receive the finest post-operative care in the largest pediatric intensive care unit and neonatal intensive care unit in northern California. Transport teams are available to receive patients 24 hours a day. Children's multidisciplinary neuro-oncology, spinal disorder, spasticity, and craniofacial programs ensure that neurosurgery patients at Children's receive complete, integrated outpatient care.10. Otolaryngology (ent) - otolaryngology at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides comprehensive diagnostic treatment services for children from birth to 18 years of age with ear, nose, throat, and laryngotracheal problems. Services at Children's include all pediatric ent services, and a cochlear implant program. A cochlear implant is a small, complex electronic device that is surgically placed under the skin behind the ear that provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing. 11. Cardiology - cardiology services at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides comprehensive diagnostic, therapeutic, interventional, surgical and follow-up services for children with all types of heart disease from before birth to age 18; long-term patients are followed up to age 21. Our surgeons perform successful open-heart surgeries on children of all ages, including babies with hearts as small as a walnut. Pediatric cardiologists and pediatric cardiac surgeons lead the Center with support from a dedicated, specially trained team that helps children and their families cope with the social and emotional impact of congenital heart disease. A social worker, an outpatient cardiology nurse and a team of clinical nurse specialists provide counseling and information about caring for children with cardiac disorders. The Center offers a pacemaker clinic and offers a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in our catheterization lab. 12. Hospital medicine - the Hospital medicine program at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides comprehensive care of hospitalized patients with a wide range of medical and surgical conditions. Our providers work closely with pediatric specialists and other staff to assure the highest quality on inpatient care and to assure the successful transition to outpatient care.13. Pediatric rehabilitation - pediatric rehabilitation at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides a comprehensive, integrated approach to caring for children and adolescents who require hospitalization for medical reasons related to disability, or need intensive rehabilitation following an illness or accident that has caused a loss of function. Our collaborative team approach includes occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech and language pathologists, hand therapists, audiologists, physiatrists, orthopedic specialists, rehabilitation nurses and social workers. This comprehensive approach assures that children will return to their previous functional status as quickly as possible or will gain the ability to do things they were not able to learn on their own.14. Neurology - neurology at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland evaluates and cares for children from birth to age 18 who have disorders affecting the central nervous system, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. We have a comprehensive epilepsy Center, tuberous sclerosis clinic, and work closely with the neurosurgery staff to evaluate and manage care of children with brain tumors.
15. Primary care - primary care provides the basic healthcare supervision of children from birth to age 19, including routine preventative care, chronic disease management, and immunizations. In addition, the primary care clinic provides health education, participates in translational Research, offers social and mental health services, and plays a key role in training the next generation of pediatricians. The primary care clinic is a federally qualified health Center (fqhc), a special designation for health centers that serve a large percentage of low-income families, and more specifically cares for foster and homeless youth. The clinic at Children's is the only fqhc in the country associated with a Children's Hospital. The primary care clinic conducts several specialized clinics including an international clinic, which provides care for non-english speakers, encore medical clinic, which specializes in the unique needs of children who are homeless or in foster care, and an asthma clinic, which provides specialized medical care and asthma management education for families who have children with particularly complex cases of asthma.16. Endocrinology - endocrinology and diabetes at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland treats children from birth to age 18 who have all types of endocrine disorders. Endocrine disorders include diabetes, hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, and other disorders of the endocrine glands. The division cares for more than 1000 children with diabetes, both type 1 and type 2. Weight management and general fitness are employed for children managing diabetes and other endocrine disorders.17. Radiology - radiology and diagnostic imaging at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides a full range of diagnostic imaging services in support of primary care and specialty care patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. In addition, the division provides interventional radiology services for treatment of a broad range of pediatric conditions.18. Plastic surgery - plastic surgery at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland evaluates and treats a wide range of plastic surgery problems in children from birth to 18 years, including congenital anomalies, acute traumatic injuries, and reconstruction following burns and other traumatic injuries. Services include diagnosis and treatment of all congenital and acquired reconstructive problems, craniomaxillofacial surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and hand/microsurgery.19. Nephrology - nephrology at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland deals with the function and diseases of the kidneys. Nephrologists at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland provide care for children from birth through age 18 who have renal disease. Long-term patients are seen up to age 21 years.20. Rheumatology - pediatric rheumatology at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provide diagnosis and treatment of rheumatologic disorders and multi-system inflammatory diseases that affect muscles, joints and connective tissues. This includes the evaluation of patients with a wide variety of symptoms including musculoskeletal complaints, bone and joint pain, unexplained rash, and fevers of unknown origin. Diagnoses treated include juvenile idiopathic arthritis (jia), systemic lupus erythematosus (sle), juvenile dermatomyositis (jdm), vasculitis, scleroderma, and periodic fever/inflammatory syndromes.21. Adolescent medicine - the adolescent medicine program at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides specialized services for children ages 11-24. The division participates in the care of patients at our high volume teen clinic, two school-based health centers, and the medical clinic at the alameda county juvenile justice Center, the location for all juvenile detainees in the county. Our interdisciplinary team of adolescent providers help provide a wide range of primary care and psychological services including well visits, chronic and acute diseases, urgent care, stds, family planning and reproductive services, sports examinations, mental health conditions, physical and sexual assault, health education, and professional training. Our adolescent medicine providers look at all aspects of an adolescent's life to help address the many medical and mental health issues that they face.22. Audiology - audiology services at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland works with children from birth to 21 years to diagnose and treat hearing loss or impairment. We have a specially trained team of audiologists and speech pathologists that offer cutting-edge technology to help children improve hearing, speech and language.23. Urology - the division of urologic services at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides comprehensive medical services in the diagnosis and treatment of children birth to age 18 who have problems with the kidneys, bladder and genitalia. Our compassionate professionals specialize in treating defects of the urinary tract, such as hypospadias and epispadias (birth defects in boys in which the urinary tract opening is not at the tip of the penis), bladder exstrophy, ambiguous genitalia and obstructive uropathy (blocked urine flow) caused by urethral abnormalities.24. Ophthalmology - ophthalmology at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland evaluates and treats eye problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Our services include both outpatient and inpatient diagnosis and management of all pediatric eye conditions.25. Dentistry - dentistry at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides the expertise necessary to meet the pediatric dentistry needs of children with complex medical conditions, particularly those patients who require sedation to allow adequate evaluation and treatment of their dental needs.26. Behavioral health - psychiatry and behavioral health at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland offers a full range of outpatient psychiatric and psychological services for children up to age 18 and their families, as well as consultation/liaison and supporting clinical services to inpatients and staff. Children's multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers treat children from many backgrounds and with a wide variety of conditions, including adjustment disorders, affective disorders, developmental delays, depression and learning disabilities.27. Dermatology - dermatology at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland consists of a team of board certified pediatric dermatologists and experienced clinicians who are specially trained and certified to care for children. Pediatric dermatologists offer unique expertise in diagnoses and treatment of common skin conditions as well as rare and challenging skin disorders in infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Children's dermatologists are specialists in treating pediatric skin, hair, and nail disorders and experts on how different procedures affect your child's health, appearance, and skin healing.28. Medical genetics - medical genetics at Children's Hospital & Research Center at Oakland provides consultation services for children from birth to 18 years. Working in collaboration with the craniofacial Center, the fetal treatment Center and the behavioral and developmental pediatric program, this division evaluates children who are at risk for or have evidence of genetic disorders. Adults with some types of genetic conditions may also be evaluated. Research is also an extremely important part of our mission. The Children's Hospital Oakland Research institute (chori) was founded in 1959 as the Research arm of the Hospital. at that time, it was the only facility in northern California dedicated exclusively to Research on Children's diseases. In recent years we have partnered with the university of California to execute on the Research mission. World-class investigators have made significant progress in such areas as sickle cell disease, diet and nutrition, gastrointestinal conditions, pediatric cancers, critical care medicine, genetics, immunobiology, and health equity, to name a few key areas of Research.

Who funds UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospitals FoundationUnrestricted General Support and Various Donor Designated$13,617,685
University of California San Francisco Foundation (UCSF)See Part Iv$1,120,938
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$277,758
...and 28 more grants received totalling $15,744,274
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of Health and Human ServicesHEALTH CENTER PROGRAM$1,334,511
Department of Health and Human ServicesHEMOPHILIA TREATMENT CENTERS$1,122,929
...and 39 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Jamie PhillipsChief Operating Officer$0
Ted WangChief Financial Officer$0
Kelley MeadeInterim Chief Marketing Officer$0
Kelly Gallardo-PuouInterim Chief Nursing Officer$286,761
Nancy ShibataSenior Vice President Operations and Chief Nursing Officer / Senior Vice President , Operations and Chief Nursing Officer / Vice President and Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer$285,573
...and 21 more key personnel

Financials for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$42,607,694
Program services$683,746,062
Investment income and dividends$611,426
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$671,480
Net rental income$-3,247,274
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-4,596,152
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-64,994
Miscellaneous revenues$200,477
Total revenues$719,928,719

Form 990s for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-10990View PDF
2020-062021-05-18990View PDF
2019-062021-02-09990View PDF
2018-062019-12-07990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 13, 2023
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July 6, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 30, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
June 26, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
May 16, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
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747 52nd St
Oakland, CA 94609
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San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
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