Cassie Kline, MD

Cassie Kline, MD

Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist

Specialties: Pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors

Dr. Kline is a pediatric neuro-oncologist who specializes in caring for children, adolescents, and young adults with brain and spinal cord tumors of all types.

In addition to clinical care, Dr. Kline has extensive research experience, and is involved in numerous studies. She has a Master’s of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research and focuses on early phase clinical trials and developmental therapeutics for pediatric brain tumor patients. Dr. Kline’s other research interests include predictors of neurocognitive outcomes in pediatric brain tumor survivors and personalized and immunotherapy-based approaches for the treatment of brain tumors.


Education & Training

2004: BS, Biology, University of Virginia
2011: MD, University of California, San Diego
2011-2012: Internship, Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2012-2014: Residency, Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2014-2017: Clinical Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
2017: MA, Clinical Research, UCSF

Academic Positions

2017-Present: Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, UCSF