Arpi Bekmezian


Pediatrician and hospitalist
Quality and safety leader with an affection for gardening

Dr. Arpi Bekmezian is a pediatrician and hospitalist whose focus is coordinating the care of hospitalized children.

Bekmezian earned her medical degree at UCSF. She completed a residency in pediatrics at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, where she began her career in pediatric hospital medicine.

In 2008, Bekmezian joined the pediatric hospitalist group at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, where she is an active member of the hospital-based quality improvement and safety committees. She has authored case reports in Pediatrics in Review, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, and Contemporary Pediatrics.

  • Education

    UCSF, 2002

  • Residencies

    UCLA Health, Pediatrics, 2005

  • Languages



Every child deserves the best chance at a healthy, happy childhood. I am passionate about promoting healing, reducing suffering and preventing errors.

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