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April Zaat


Pediatric hospitalist
Associate Director, Hospital Medicine, Oakland
Amateur ice cream maker, expert ice cream taster

Dr. April Zaat is a pediatric hospitalist, a specialist in managing the care of hospitalized children. One of her top priorities is earning the trust and confidence of her patients and their families as they navigate the hospital system. She works collaboratively on developing treatment plans focused on the needs of individual children, with the goal of getting them back home as quickly and safely as possible. She serves as associate director of hospital medicine at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

Zaat earned her medical degree at UCSF. She completed her residency in pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, serving as chief resident.

Zaat is passionate about medical education. She enjoys working closely with students and residents during their pediatric training at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, MD, 2010

  • Residencies

    UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Pediatrics, 2013

I think of the hospital as an extension of my home and try to make children and their families feel welcome as we work through the care process together.

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This provider is employed by a medical group affiliated with UCSF.