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Kevan McCarten-Gibbs

MD

Director, Emergency Department, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
Pediatric emergency care physician

Dr. Kevan McCarten-Gibbs is an emergency medicine specialist who cares for children needing emergency services at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, where he serves as director of the emergency medicine department. With a special interest in disaster medicine, he looks at how the hospital can best respond to incidents such as earthquakes, fires, incidents involving terrorism and other events affecting the community on a large scale.

In research, McCarten-Gibbs focuses on how to predict serious head and abdominal injuries in children.

McCarten-Gibbs earned his medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed a residency in pediatrics at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

  • Education

    Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1989

  • Residencies

    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Pediatrics, 1992

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1996

Where I see patients (2)

    Fetal surgery firsts

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

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