Dr. William Roberts

Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

Division Chief, Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Medical Director, Peckham Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
VP/Medical Director, Children’s Specialists San Diego

Appointments: (858) 966-5811 to schedule.

3020 Children’s Way, MC 5035
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: (858) 966-5811
E-mail: wroberts@rchsd.org

Dr. Roberts is the Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California San Diego, and the Medical Director of the Peckham Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. He has been a Hematologist/Oncologist for 25 years and has participated in a wide variety of clinical trials. He served as the vice-chair of COG A9952, a group-wide Phase III study of Low-Grade Astrocytoma. He is currently a study committee member for several Beat Childhood Cancer (formerly NMTRC) clinical trials. He is the Rady Children’s Hospital Principal Investigator for the Beat Childhood Cancer Consortium and the Children’s Oncology Group. He has also worked in the area of international outreach to develop models for successful implementation of joint Pediatric Oncology Programs in Mexico and the US.

September 1976 – May 1980

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA Bachelor of Science, Biology, cum laude

September 1982 – May 1986

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Doctor of Medicine

June 1986 – June 1989

Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Pediatric Residency

July 1989 – June 1992

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, USC, Los Angeles, CA

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship