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UCSF Medical Center is recognized throughout the world for innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research. We are one of the nation's top 10 hospitals, according to an annual survey by U.S. News & World Report. For more than a century, we have offered the highest quality medical treatment.

Today, our expertise covers virtually all specialties, from cancer to women's health. In addition, the compassionate care provided by our doctors, nurses and other staff is a key to our success. We receive countless letters of gratitude from patients and their families, a true measure of the valuable and caring service we provide.

Our services generate about 770,000 patient visits to our clinics and about 38,000 hospital admissions a year. About 1,800 babies are born at UCSF. Annually, these services generate about $1.6 billion in revenue.

We have almost 8,000 employees and dozens of locations throughout San Francisco as well as outreach clinics throughout Northern California and beyond.

Our main facilities are the Parnassus, Mount Zion and our newest medical center at Mission Bay. (See our maps and directions)

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus is located at 505 Parnassus Ave., near Golden Gate Park. Our hospital and clinics cover almost six blocks, an expanse we share with UCSF's health sciences schools. Today, our 15-story, 600-bed main hospital is composed of two adjoining buildings.

At Parnassus, our clinics are centralized in Medical Building 1 at 400 Parnassus Ave., across from the hospital. Our Emergency Department, which treats about 38,000 patients a year, is located on the east side of the hospital on Parnassus Avenue.

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 476-1000
For mail, please use the zip code 94143-0296

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion is a hub of specialized clinics and surgery services. We are located in the heart of San Francisco with our main facility at 1600 Divisadero St., between Sutter and Post streets, about two-and-a-half miles from UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus.

Our growing network of outpatient services ranges from an Audiology Clinic to a Sleep Disorders Center. Mount Zion also includes a Surgery Center and a 90-bed hospital with 10 operating rooms.

Perhaps the best known service is the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, which has won the National Cancer Institute's highest designation — "comprehensive" — for innovative research and cutting-edge patient care. A Cancer Resource Center offers books, classes, counseling and Internet access for gathering health information.

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion
1600 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 567-6600
For mail, please use the zip code 94143-1601

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay houses three state-of-the-art hospitals. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco has 183-beds and serves all pediatric specialties. UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital has 70 adult beds and serves patients with orthopedic urologic, gynecologic, head and neck and gastrointestinal and colorectal cancers. The UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital, which serves women of reproductive age to menopause and beyond features a 36-bed birth center.

The UCSF Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building is also located at Mission Bay and includes outpatient clinics for both pediatric and adult patients.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco
1975 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital
1855 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital
1855 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

UCSF Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building (outpatient clinics)
1825 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

University of California, San Francisco

UCSF Medical Center is part of the University of California, San Francisco, one of the 10 campuses of the University of California.

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Contact Us

For more information about our doctors and services call our:
Referral Service
Phone: (888) 689-UCSF or (888) 689-8273
Or send us an email

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
Phone: (415) 476-1000

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion
Phone: (415) 567-6600