Dawn Gano, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurology
Pediatric Neurologist
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco

Curriculum Vitae

  • McGill University, BS
  • McMaster University, MD
  • University of California, San Francisco, MAS
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of California, San Francisco


Dr. Dawn Gano is a pediatric neurologist in the Neuro-Intensive Care Nursery and Neonatal Neurology Follow-Up Program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco. Gano specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders in newborns, as well as comprehensive follow-up throughout childhood.

Her research centers on promoting brain health in premature babies by identifying modifiable risk factors for brain injury and adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes.