UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland



For nearly 100 years, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland has been delivering exceptional medical care to children from all regions of California with 80 percent of our patients coming from Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Our mission is to protect and advance the health and well-being of children through clinical care, teaching and research. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland offers a broad range of inpatient, outpatient, and community programs. Our trauma center at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is an ACS verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center (one of only five in California) and is dedicated exclusively to caring for children.


UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in Oakland and San Francisco are among the nation’s finest pediatric medical centers, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings.  For the 12th straight year, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals were top-ranked hospitals on the West Coast in neonatology and best in Northern California in five other specialties: pediatric cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, and urology. They also placed among the top tier in cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, orthopedics and pulmonology.  Parents choose Benioff Children’s Hospitals because we have the best trained and most experienced specialists and because of the genuine passion with which we treat every child.