The UCSF Neuropathy Center coordinates treatment, education and support for patients with peripheral neuropathy, a disease caused by damage to the peripheral nerves. These nerves provide a communications network between the brain and other parts of the body, including muscles, skin, internal organs and blood vessels. Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy include weakness, numbness and pain as well as burning, pricking or tingling sensations.
The center is one of four nationwide funded by the Neuropathy Association, a nonprofit charitable organization. The association was founded in 1995 to support research into the causes and treatment of neuropathies, increase public awareness of neuropathy and educate health care providers.
You'll need a referral from your primary care provider or specialist to make an appointment. Once you have the referral, please call the number below.
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2273
Fax: (415) 353-2898
Hours: Monday and Tuesday
9 a.m. – 4 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