Ann Petru


Division Director, Infectious Diseases, Oakland
Medical Director, HIV/AIDS Program, Oakland
Pediatric infectious disease physician
Lover of gardening, photography, swimming, hiking and books

Dr. Ann Petru is a specialist who cares for children with serious infections, including pediatric HIV and AIDS. Her professional interests include infection control and medical ethics.

Petru earned her medical degree from UCSF. At UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, she completed a residency in pediatrics, serving as chief resident, followed by a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases.

In her free time, Petru coordinates a local Masters Swimming program and participates in a book group made up of UCSF doctors. She enjoys talking to her neighbors and cherishes time with them and with her grandchildren.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, MD, 1978

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Pediatrics, 1981

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1983

I love working with patients, families and colleagues. I'm lucky to be part of their lives, and to get opportunities to make the world a better place.

Clinics I work with


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Infectious Diseases Clinic

Infectious Diseases Clinic

San Francisco / Oakland

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HIV/AIDS Treatment Center

HIV/AIDS Treatment Center

San Francisco / Oakland


Spina Bifida Program

Spina Bifida Program

Oakland / San Francisco


Tuberculosis Program

Tuberculosis Program

744 52nd St.
Oakland, CA 94609

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