F. Ralph Berberich, MD, FAAP, ASCH
CA License G 17754
2320 Woolsey Street, Suite 301
Berkeley, CA 94705

Tel.: 510.849.1744   Fax.: 510.849.0326
E-mail: rberb@sbcglobal.net   Dr.Berberich@pediatricsuggestions.net

Employment and Hospital Appointments

Partner, The Pediatric Medical Group, Berkeley, CA 1981-present

Chief of Pediatrics, Alta Bates Medical Center, Berkeley, CA 1990-1993

Staff Physician, Alta Bates Medical Center, Berkeley, CA 1981-present

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Physician Specialist
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 1978-1981

Staff Oncologist and Hematologist, Director of Leukapherisis and Hemophilia
Programs, Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Stanford, CA 1976-1978.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 1976-1978

Military Service

Staff Physician and Physician in Chief, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA 1973-1975


American Board of Pediatrics, Hematology-Oncology, June, 1976
American Board of Pediatrics, October, 1974

Medical Training and Education

Fellowships: Hematology-Oncology, Children’s hospital at Stanford
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 1975-1976
Hematology-Oncology, Children’s Orthopedic Hospital and Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 1972-1973
Hematology, University of California, San Diego, CA, 1971-1972
Residency: Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, CA, 1968-1971
Internship: University of California, San Diego, CA 1968-1969
Medical: New York University, New York, NY, MD, 1968
General: Columbia University, New York, NY, BA, 1964

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1978
Fellow, American Society of Hematology, 1977
Member, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, 2006


Berberich, FR, Pediatric Suggestions: Using Hypnosis in the Routine Examination of Children, in review.

Berberich, FR, Cephalosporin Trade Names, Pediatr Infect Dis J, 22: 388-9, 2003.

Berberich, F. Ralph, Hit Below The Belt; Facing Up To Prostate Cancer, Celestial Arts, Berkeley/Toronto, 2001.

Berberich, F. Ralph and Parker, Ann, The Available Pediatrician, Pantheon, New York, 1988.

Carroll, WL, Berberich, FR, and Glader, BE, Pancytopenia with Myelofibrosis. An Unusual Presentation of Childhood Hodgkin’s Disease. Clinical Pediatrics, 24: 106-108, 1986.

Berberich, FR, Phillips, SA, Sandhu, AS, and D’Harlingue, AE, Neutropenia in Premature Infants, Abstract: Society for Pediatric Research, 1986.

Berberich, FR, Berberich, MS, King, M, Engelman, EG, and Grumet, FC, Hodgkin’s Disease Susceptibility: Linkage to HLA Locus Demonstrated By a New Concordance Method, Human Immunology, 6:207-217, 1982.

Levine, PL, Berberich, FR, Burke, JS, Mott, MG, and Wilbur, JR, Lymphoblastic Lymphoma: Late Relapse in Childhood, Medical Pediatric Oncology, 11:33-36, 1983.

Donaldson, SS, Vosti, KL, Berberich, FR, Cox, RS, Kaplan, HS, and Schiffman, G, Response to Pneumococcal Vaccine Among Children with Hodkin’s Disease, Review of Infectious Disease, 3 Suppl:S 133-143, 1981.

Engelman, EG, Benike, CJ, Hoppe, RT,, Kaplan, HS, and Berberich, FR, Autologous Mixed Lymphocyre Reaction in Patients With Hodgkin’s Disease, Evidence for a T Cell Defect, Journal of Clinical Investigation, 66:149-158, 1981.

Stempel, DA, Eden, OB, Gilkerson, E, and Berberich, FR, Serum Opsonins and Chemotactins in Neutropenic Oncology Patients, Transfusion, 19:345-347, 1979.

Berberich, FR, Bernstein, ID, Ochs, HD, and Schaller, RT, Lymphangiomatosis with Chylothorax, Journal of Pediatrics, 87:941-942, 1975.

Berberich, FR, Letter to the Editor, Treatment of Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome, Journal of Pediatrics, 86: 158-160, 1975.

Berberich, FR, Cuene, SA, Chard, RL, and Hartmann, JR, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Three Cases with Platelet and fibrinogen Survival Studies, Journal of Pediatrics, 84:503-509, 1974.

Page, LB, Raker, JW, and Berberich, FR, Pheochromocytoma with Predominant Epinephrine Secretion, American Journal of Medicine, 47: 648-652, 1969.