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Bella A. Doshi


Pediatric hospitalist
Director, Division of Hospital Medicine, Oakland
Mother of two, audiobook addict, baker and chef

Dr. Bella A. Doshi is a pediatric hospitalist, a specialist in caring for children who are hospitalized. She acts as a liaison between patients' families and their various health care providers, coordinating care when multiple specialists are involved. She has cared for patients at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland for more than 20 years and serves as its director of hospital medicine.

After completing bachelor's degrees in French literature and biology at Stanford University, Doshi earned her medical degree at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. She completed a residency in pediatrics at UCSF, serving as chief resident. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Doshi is a San Francisco native. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling with her family, trying new foods, exercising and practicing yoga.

  • Education

    UC San Diego School of Medicine, MD, 1997

  • Residencies

    UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Pediatrics, 2001

My goal is to always maintain the energy, passion and drive to care for my patients in the way that I would want for my own children.

Fetal surgery firsts

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

Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for this type of care. Not all providers at UCSF are covered by every insurance plan.