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

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Clinics I work with (4)


Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) Clinic

Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) Clinic

1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor, 5A
San Francisco, CA 94158

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Oncology Clinic

Oncology Clinic

San Francisco / Oakland / Walnut Creek


Brain Tumor Program

Brain Tumor Program

San Francisco / Oakland / Walnut Creek


Precision Cancer Medicine Program

Precision Cancer Medicine Program

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Where I see patients (4)

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