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UCSF Birthmark and Vascular Anomalies

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University of Californina in San Francisco

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(415) 353-7823
11825 4th Street | 701 Divisadero St
5th Floor, 5B
San Francisco, CA 94143
Epilepsy Center 

Medical Professionals
Joseph Sullivan, Pediatric Neurology 

Dr. Joseph Sullivan, a pediatric neurologist, is the director of the UCSF Pediatric Epilepsy Center, where he specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with epilepsy, in particular the treatment of refractory epilepsy that does not respond to medications. He also has a specialized Dravet/PCDH19 clinic, where he follows a large cohort of children with these types of genetic epilepsy. Read More 

Heather Fullerton, Pediatric Neurology 
Dr. Heather Fullerton is a pediatric neurologist who specializes in caring for children who have strokes. She established and directs the UCSF Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Center. In research, Fullerton's projects include identifying risk factors for recurrent childhood stroke, studying blood vessel abnormalities in children with stroke, and determining whether infection plays a role in childhood stroke. Read More 

Kelly Cordoro, Pediatric Dermatology 
Dr. Kelly M. Cordoro is a pediatric dermatologist who treats all types of skin conditions, with a particular interest in psoriasis, autoimmune diseases, and inflammatory diseases. She is also interested in laser surgery and other surgical procedures for dermatological disorders. Cordoro's research interests include pediatric psoriasis and systemic therapies for inflammatory disorders. Read More 

Nicole Kittler, Pediatric Dermatology 
Clinical Specialties - ​Birthmarks and vascular anomalies, pediatric laser and dermatologic surgery, genetic skin disorders, psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurative, acne Read More 

Ilona, Frieden, Pediatric Dermatology. Dr. Ilona Frieden is a pediatric dermatologist and a world-renowned specialist in children's skin diseases. She has more than 35 years of experience caring for children with skin conditions that range from eczema and diaper rash to rare genetic disorders and those occurring within complex disease syndromes. She is the former director of Pediatric Dermatology at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.  Read More

Erin Mathes, Pediatric Dermatology 
Dr. Mathes Bio

Anthony Moore, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Dr. Anthony Moore is an ophthalmologist who cares for both children and adults. His expertise includes strabismus and inherited eye diseases, particularly those affecting the retina, in adults. In research, Moore's work focuses on identifying genetic changes underlying inherited retinal diseases, particularly those affecting children, and investigating how these changes affect the retina’s structure and function. Read More

Dr. Ying Han, Pediatric Ophthalmology 
Dr. Ying Han is an ophthalmologist who specializes in treating glaucoma, including medical, laser, and surgical therapies. She has expertise in evaluating and treating cataracts as well. In her research, Han evaluates new drug delivery and new surgical procedures for glaucoma. She's also interested in screening and treatment of glaucoma to prevent vision loss. Read More

Nalin Gupta, Neuro Surgeon
Dr. Nalin Gupta, chief of pediatric neurological surgery at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, is an expert in the evaluation and surgical management of neurological disorders in children, including epilepsy, brain tumors, hydrocephalus, and cranial and spinal birth defects. Gupta's primary research focuses on the role of inflammation in brain tumor progression. He is a principal investigator of the Brain Tumor Research Center at UCSF. He also is involved in national clinical studies of brain tumors and the effectiveness of fetal surgery for spina bifida. Read More 

Christopher Hess, Neuro Radiology
Dr. Christopher Hess is a neuroradiologist, a specialist in diagnosing nervous system disorders with advanced imaging technologies. He uses MRI to diagnose and monitor neurodegenerative disorders such as dementia, and movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease and epilepsy. He also has expertise in diagnosing vascular anomalies (abnormalities involving blood vessels) and in CT-guided spinal procedures. He serves as chair of the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. Read More

Anne Slavotinek, Genetics.  Dr. Anne Slavotinek specializes in clinical genetics, caring for patients who have or may have genetic disorders. Her interests include dysmorphology, the study of patterns of congenital anomalies (often called birth defects). Her research is directed toward discovering and understanding genes that cause multiple congenital anomaly syndromes.  Read More