Get to know the doctors, nurses and staff who make UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals special. How did their lives and training lead them here? What inspires them? Follow stories about these providers and the life-changing care they offer our young patients and families.
Provider Stories: Audrey Foster-Barber
Dr. Audrey Foster-Barber heard her calling to neurology as a teen. As a pediatric neurologist, she cares for children and families in difficult situations.
Provider Stories: Gina Ditto
Gina Ditto is a special education teacher at the Marie Wattis School in the Child Life department. The K-12 school serves children during hospital stays.
Provider Stories: Jonathan Strober
Dr. Jonathan Strober, pediatric neurologist, specializes in treating children who have muscular dystrophy, supporting them when they need him the most.
Provider Stories: Mel Heyman
Dr. Mel Heyman, chief of pediatric gastroenterology, describes how the foods that children eat affect their growth, development, immunity and more.
Provider Stories: Nalin Gupta
Pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Nalin Gupta thrives on the sense of hope that comes from caring for children, through research on life-changing treatments.