Rajesh Daftary, MD, MPH

Pediatric emergency care physician

Dr. Rajesh Daftary is a specialist in pediatric emergency medicine. In addition to caring for children who need immediate care at UCSF, he serves as medical director of pediatric emergency medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Daftary received his medical degree from Texas A&M University College of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency at Children's National Hospital, followed by a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Texas Children's Hospital. He received his master of public health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Children's Emergency Department
1975 Fourth St., First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-1818
Physician Referrals: (877) 822-4453 or (877) UC-CHILD

More about Rajesh Daftary


Texas A&M University College of Medicine 2005


Children's National Hospital, Pediatrics 2008


Texas Children's Hospital, Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2013

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Daftary RK, Cruz AT, Reaves EJ, Burkle FM, Christian MD, Fagbuyi DB, Garrett AL, Kapur GB, Sirbaugh PE. Making disaster care count: consensus formulation of measures of effectiveness for natural disaster acute phase medical response. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2014 Oct; 29(5):461-7.

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