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James Perucho, MD, Pediatrics, San Francisco, CA, UCSF Benioff Childrens Hospital


Pediatrics San Francisco, CA

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

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  • I am a fellow in pediatric critical care medicine at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals.

    My academic interests include healthcare delivery and outcomes research in children with medical complexity and technology dependence.

    My career interests include becoming an expert clinician and healthcare leader involved in leveraging data, informatics, and analytics to improve health equity, patient safety, and patient advocacy.

Education & Training

  • University of California (San Francisco)
    University of California (San Francisco)Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2022 - 2026
  • Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell at Cohen Children's Medical Center
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell at Cohen Children's Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 2019 - 2022
  • Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
    Cooper Medical School of Rowan UniversityClass of 2019

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations



  • When A Head Tilt Is More Than Torticollis.
    Chow W, Perucho J, Kilinsky A., Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 7/2020
  • Increasing Adherence to Best Practice Guidelines for Pediatric Screening through Quality Improvement.
    Steinway C, Driansky A, Gilgeours K, Castiglione J, Cann K, Begum S, Perucho J, Conroy E, Capossela E, Hirsch S, Nee J, Pathania S, Shank C, Apoznanski J, Mcleod K, No..., Pediatric Academic Societies, Philadelphia, PA, 5/2020


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