Laboratory Medicine at Parnassus performs diagnostic or lab tests for patients being cared for in our hospital and clinics as well as for our scientific researchers. Your doctor may order certain tests to better understand your childs condition. These tests are performed in the areas of chemistry, hematology or blood, immunology, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, toxicology and transfusion medicine.
All of our laboratories perform more than a combined 4.2 million tests each year. Laboratories are state licensed, certified under the federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and accredited with distinction by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
Laboratory Medicine at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0100
Phone: (415) 353-2736
Hours: Monday to Friday
7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
This clinic uses UCSF MyChart, an online patient service. Message your provider, request medication refills, view some test results and more.
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 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.
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:
For more information about Muni visit, www.sfmuni.com.
* Wheelchair accessible bus routes