Dr. Anuradha Banerjee is a pediatrician with specialty training in pediatric hematology and oncology (blood cancers and other blood disorders). Her expertise encompasses brain tumors. She is also trained in pediatric palliative care.

Banerjee is an epidemiologist, a specialist who studies the causes and characteristics of disease. Her research focuses on the role of molecular predictors of clinical behavior in childhood leukemia and pneumococcal vaccination in children undergoing chemotherapy. She also works on clinical trials (studies to evaluate promising new treatments) with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium, a multicenter research project of the National Cancer Institute.

Banerjee earned her medical degree and a master of public health degree in epidemiology at Tulane University. At UCSF, she completed a residency in pediatrics, a fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology, and training in pediatric palliative care. She joined UCSF's neurological surgery department in 2001.

  • Education

    Tulane University School of Medicine, 1992

    Tulane University, MPH, Epidemiology , 1990

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Pediatrics, 1996

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 1999

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Bengali

    Spanish

Where I see patients (4)

    Decorative Caduceus

    Neuropsychological and Behavioral Testing in Younger Patients With Cancer

    Recruiting

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    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.

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