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Anneka Hooft


Pediatric emergency care physician
Lover of baked goods, global health studies and the outdoors

Dr. Anneka Hooft cares for children in the emergency department.

Hooft's research focuses on decision making during the care of sick children and related behavioral influences on both health care providers and caregivers, especially in resource-limited settings.

Hooft earned her medical degree from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, where she also earned a master of public health degree in epidemiology. She completed a residency in pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

In her free time, Hooft enjoys poetry, travel, hiking, road biking, yoga, cooking and walking her dog.

  • Education

    UNR School of Medicine, MD, 2013

    UNR School of Medicine, MPH, 2013

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Pediatrics, 2016

  • Fellowships

    UCSD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2020

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

My hope is that the emergency department becomes a place not just to treat illness, but also to promote health and wellness in every patient's life.

Where I see patients (1)

    Smell the roses

    Wander outside into our Butterfly Garden in Oakland and our healing gardens at Mission Bay.