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Christiana Tai


Pediatric cardiologist
East Bay native, podcast listener, mother of two

About me

Pronouns: She | Her | Hers

Dr. Christiana Tai is a pediatric and fetal cardiologist who cares for patients with heart disease, supporting them from before birth through childhood and into young adulthood. She sees patients in both the clinic and the hospital. Additionally, she provides imaging services to guide cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional cardiologists performing invasive and minimally invasive procedures. Her special interests include prenatal counseling, addressing health disparities, preventive cardiology and outreach medicine (methods of providing health care to underserved areas or populations).

Tai earned her medical degree at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where she also earned a master’s degree in public health. At UCSF, she completed a residency in pediatrics and fellowships in pediatric oncology, fetal imaging and preventive cardiology, and advanced imaging.

  • Education

    Northwestern University, MD, 2012

  • Residencies

    UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Pediatrics, 2015

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatric Cardiology, 2019

    UCSF, Preventive Cardiology and Fetal Imaging, 2020

    UCSF, Advanced Imaging, 2021

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatrics, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

I provide my patients with the same care and attention I would my own children. My utmost goal is for my patients to lead vibrant, fulfilling lives.

Where I see patients (4)

    Tender wagging care

    Our therapy dogs spread joy and smiles at the bedside and throughout the hospital.

    Visit Child Life services