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Melanoma Center

The UCSF Melanoma Center provides consultations and treatment for patients with all stages of melanoma, from melanoma in situ (stage 0) to metastatic (stage IV) melanoma. Individuals diagnosed with melanoma receive a comprehensive evaluation, including a review of the medical history, physical examination, pathology assessment of the biopsy and surgical specimens, psychosocial assessment and recommendations for an individualized plan of treatment and follow-up.

The physicians in the UCSF Melanoma Center are an integrated multi-specialty group with dermatologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons, all specializing in melanoma. In addition to access to doctors devoted exclusively to melanoma, UCSF is home to many of the nation's top experts in dermatopathology and genetic analysis, whose findings help develop the most effective, personalized treatment for each patient. Our patients also have access to clinical trials. There are at least 10 melanoma clinical trials underway at any given time at UCSF, more than any other institution in Northern California. These trials not only lay the groundwork for future treatments, they also play a key role in caring for patients today.

FOR APPOINTMENTS: (415) 353-9900

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Note: We have two different clinic locations. The one you visit depends on the type of melanoma you have.

Patients with metastatic melanoma visit:
Melanoma Center
1600 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

Patients with all other stages of melanoma visit:
Melanoma Clinic in the Dermatology Department
1701 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor (Mondays), Third Floor (Tuesdays)
San Francisco CA 94115

(415) 353-7800

Referrals

How to Refer a Patient

Call (415) 353-9900 and book a new patient appointment. If you have access problems to our system via phone email one of the following:

For metastatic melanoma contact Practice assistants: Lawrence.Chen@ucsfmedctr.org.

For all other stages contact Andrew.Leiva@ucsfmedctr.org.

If you don't hear from us within 24 hours email the doctors directly:

For metastatic melanoma, contact Dr. Adil I. Daud at: adaud@medicine.ucsf.edu.

For all other stages, contact Dr. Maria L. Wei at weim@derm.ucsf.edu or Dr. Susana Ortiz-Urda at ortizsm@derm.ucsf.edu.

Parking

Parking at Mount Zion

Public parking is available in two parking garages near our Mount Zion campus. One is at 1635 Divisadero St. and the other at 2420 Sutter St. Entrances to both garages are on Sutter Street, between Divisadero and Broderick streets.

The 1635 Divisadero St. garage is open from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Friday, and closed on weekends and major holidays. The rate is $2 each 20 minutes with a $28 daily maximum.

For more information about parking in the 1635 Divisadero St. garage, call (415) 441-5408 or visit www.1635divisaderogarage.com.

The 2420 Sutter St. garage is open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday to Friday, and closed on weekends and UCSF holidays. The rate is $6 an hour with a $30 daily maximum. Those with a valid disabled placard receive a daily maximum rate of $12.

For more information about parking in the 2420 Sutter St. garage, call (415) 514-8935.

Other public parking garages are available nearby.

Metered street parking is rarely available.

Public Transportation

Mount Zion

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion is accessible via the following Muni bus routes:

  • No. 2*
  • No. 38*
  • No. 4
  • No. 24

The No. 1 California bus route stops at the corner of California and Divisadero streets, which is three blocks north of Mount Zion.

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

* Wheelchair accessible bus routes

UCSF Shuttles

Free UCSF shuttles travel between the Parnassus and Mount Zion campuses as well as other UCSF locations.

For more information about UCSF transportation, please call (415) 476-1511.

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Clinic Team

Maria L. Wei
Dr. Maria L. Wei,
dermatologist, melanoma specialist
Susana Ortiz-Urda
Dr. Susana Ortiz-Urda,
dermatologist and melanoma specialist
Alain Algazi
Dr. Alain Algazi,
melanoma specialist
Adil Daud
Dr. Adil Daud,
melanoma specialist
Michael Alvarado
Dr. Michael Alvarado,
breast cancer and melanoma surgeon
Steven Wang
Dr. Steven Wang,
head and neck surgeon
Sue Yom
Dr. Sue Yom,
radiation cancer specialist
Sarah Arron
Dr. Sarah Arron,
dermatologic surgeon
Siegrid Yu
Dr. Siegrid Yu,
dermatologic surgeon
Isaac Neuhaus
Dr. Isaac Neuhaus,
dermatologic surgeon
Roy Grekin
Dr. Roy Grekin,
dermatologic surgeon
Philip Leboit
Dr. Philip Leboit,
dermatopathologist
Timothy McCalmont
Dr. Timothy McCalmont,
dermatopathologist
Michael Buljan
Michael Buljan,
nurse practitioner
Leah Hellerstein
Leah Hellerstein,
clinical social worker
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