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Center for Geriatric Care

At the Center for Geriatric Care (formerly the Lakeside Senior Medical Center), patients receive personalized care from doctors who specialize in caring for older adults (ages 70+). Patients also have access to other UCSF specialists and health professionals.

Services include doctors, nurses and social workers trained in the special needs of seniors. Podiatry, psychology and laboratory services are provided onsite. Physical therapy and radiology services are available nearby.

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Getting Here

Center for Geriatric Care
3575 Geary Boulevard, First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: (415) 353-4900
Fax: (415) 353-8101

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 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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Parking

Parking at Center for Geriatric Care

When visiting the Center for Geriatric Care, plan on making use of street parking. Free and metered street parking is available, but please allow at least 15-30 extra minutes to secure parking prior to your scheduled appointment times. To learn more about transportation options, please talk to our social worker by calling (415) 353-4900.

Street-Parking Tips:

Free and metered two-hour parking is available on Jordan, Palm and Arguello.

Limited, free, all-day parking is available on streets bordering the Angelo J. Rossi playground (Anza, Arguello, and Edward).

Public transportation

Bus Routes within ΒΌ mile: 38, 38 L, 38 BX, 2, 33, Golden Gate Transit 92

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Clinic Team

Daniel Pound
Dr. Daniel Pound,
senior care specialist
Helen Kao
Dr. Helen Kao,
geriatrician
Carolyn Welty
Dr. Carolyn Welty,
geriatrician