Dr. Arup Roy-Burman is medical director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) as well as director of Pediatric Transport, Access and Outreach for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. A pediatric critical care specialist, he treats patients in the PICU and Pediatric Cardiac ICU. Roy-Burman is interested in internal and external collaboration between specialties and institutions, standardization of patient care delivery, optimization of outcomes and the development of regional best practices. He is also interested in facilitating access to care for patients and referring doctors, with a focus on customer relationship management and telehealth.
He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, Society of Critical Care Medicine and Medical Group Management Association. He led the re-establishment of the Northern California Pediatric Intensive Care Network and serves as its chair. He is co-founder and former director of the Roatan Volunteer Pediatric Clinic in Roatan, Honduras, where he established one of the largest pediatric resident international health electives available to U.S. trainees, and is a member of the board of directors of the non-profit Global Healing, where he has served as chair. Roy-Burman earned a medical degree at UCSF and completed a residency in pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. He completed pediatric critical care training in the UCSF-Children's Hospital Oakland Joint Fellowship Program and completed research fellowships at UCSF's Cardiovascular Research Institute and the Department of Anesthesia. He is an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at UCSF.