Dr. Benjamin S. Braun MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Benjamin Braun is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Braun accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 25 doctors at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Interests: ras Genes, Neoplastic Cell Transformation, Cell Proliferation, Neoplastic Gene Expression Regulation, Signal Transduction, Mice, Enzyme Inhibitors, Myeloid Leukemia

Hospital Affiliation

UCSF Medical Center
Ranked #17 in Pediatrics: Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Pediatrics, 1998 - 2001

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2000 - 2003

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Sustained MEK inhibition abrogates myeloproliferative disease in Nf1 mutant mice.
Chang, T.,Krisman, K.,Theobald, E. H.,Xu, J.,Akutagawa, J.,Lauchle, J. O.,Kogan, S.,Braun, B. S.,Shannon, K.

KIT's ship comes in.
Braun, B. S.

Targeting oncogenic Ras signaling in hematologic malignancies.
Ward, A. F., Braun, B. S., Shannon, K. M.

See all 24 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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