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Gastrointestinal Motility & Secretion Center

The Center for the Study of Gastrointestinal Motility and Secretion at the UCSF Medical Center was established in 1999 and specializes in using state-of-the art tests to evaluate gastrointestinal (GI) motility and secretory function disorders, which can impair a person's digestive system. Since its inception, the center has cared for over 4,000 patients, ranking among the country's top 10 in the number of patients seen at a motility disorders specialty center.

Our team of experts includes doctors from different medical specialties, such as gastroenterology, radiology, nuclear medicine and surgery, who work together to provide the best and most effective care for patients. Many of our patients are referred by other doctors.

Please call the number below to make an appointment.

Getting Here

Center for the Study of Gastrointestinal Motility and Secretion
1701 Divisadero St., Suite 120
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 502-4444
Fax: (415) 502-2249

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.

Learn more about UCSF MyChart

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Parking

Parking at Parnassus

Public parking for an hourly fee at UCSF Medical Center is available in the seven-level Millberry Union Garage at 500 Parnassus Ave. There are two garage entrances — one on the north side of Parnassus Avenue and another on Irving Street, just east of Third Avenue.

Another garage with an hourly fee, at 350 Parnassus Ave., is open Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Metered street parking is rarely available.

Patients being admitted to the hospital may be dropped off at the circular driveway leading to the main entrance at 505 Parnassus Ave. This area also may be used to pick up patients who are being discharged.

For more information about parking at Parnassus, call Campus Parking Services at 476-2566.

Valet Parking Service

Valet parking service is available at the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) at 400 Parnassus Ave. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The valet service is free but patients must pay regular parking fees. For more information about the valet service, call (415) 476-6200.

A UCSF "greeter" also is available at the ACC from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist patients find their way.

Public Transportation

Parnassus

UCSF Medical Center is accessible via Muni streetcar line N-Judah*, which stops at Second Avenue and Irving Street, and the following Muni bus lines, which stop in front of the hospital:

  • 43-Masonic*
  • 6-Parnassus

For more information about Muni visit, www.sfmuni.com.

* Wheelchair accessible bus routes

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Clinic Team

John P. Cello
Dr. John P. Cello,
gastroenterologist
Jonathan T. Carter
Dr. Jonathan T. Carter,
gastrointestinal surgeon
Hobart Harris
Dr. Hobart Harris,
gastrointestinal surgeon
Stanley Rogers
Dr. Stanley Rogers,
bariatric and laparoscopic surgeon