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Ankylosing Spondylitis Clinic

The Ankylosing Spondylitis Clinic specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), an inflammatory condition that affects the joints between the spinal bones, and the joints between the spine and pelvis. The clinic offers the latest diagnostic techniques, with particular focus on identifying the disease at its earliest stage using specialized examination techniques and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) protocols.

Treatment options include the newest medications. In addition, the clinic has an emphasis on others treatments. For example, patients can work with physical therapists to learn exercises to treat the disease.

To check the status of your appointment request, send an email to Rheumatology.

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Getting Here

Ankylosing Spondylitis Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Floor B1
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2305
Fax: (415) 353–2530

Hours: Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

What to Bring

  • Health insurance information including authorizations or referrals
  • List of prescription medications and dosages
  • List of medications that you're allergic to
  • List of questions you may have
  • Recent test results related to your condition
  • Paper and pencil to take notes

Access Your Health Information Online

This clinic uses UCSF MyChart, an online patient service. Message your provider, request medication refills, view some test results and more.

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Lianne Gensler
Dr. Lianne Gensler,
rheumatologist

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