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Pancreas Center

The UCSF Pancreas Center treats patients with a wide range of pancreatic disorders from cancer and benign tumors to pancreatitis. Our team includes specialists in anesthesia, gastroenterology, neurology, nursing, psychology and surgery for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the management of pain. Our patients also have the opportunity to participate in research, called clinical trials, to test the latest experimental therapies.

The center's mission is to advance the care of patients with pancreatic diseases through prevention, early detection, individual treatment and research. Located in the Gastrointestinal Surgery and Oncology Clinic at Mount Zion, the center was founded in July 2012 by Dr. Margaret Tempero, who heads the Pancreas Center and the Pancreas Cancer Program.

Pancreas Center experts also treat patients in the Gastrointestinal Surgery Clinic at Parnassus.

To request an appointment, call (415) 353-9888.

For administrative and academic inquiries, please call (415) 353-7390.

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.

Getting Here

Pancreas Center
1600 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-1705
Phone (Pancreatic Cancer): (415) 353-9888
Fax: (415) 353-9931

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. — 5 p.m.

What to Bring

    • If you are a new patient, please call (415) 353-9888 to register.
    • Fax the following medical records to (415) 353-9931: Insurance card (front and back); cytology or pathology test results related to your pancreas diagnosis; imaging test results; and recent lab results.

What to Expect

    Your medical records will be reviewed by a nurse in the Pancreas Center. After the review, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment with a specialist who can best treat your condition.

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


Parking at Mount Zion

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

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 may have their parking fee waived by obtaining a parking voucher from their clinic or the lobby information desk at 1600 Divisadero Street. Present the voucher, your disabled parking placard and your garage receipt to the cashier.

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

The public parking lot at 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. UCSF parking vouchers are not valid at the 1635 Divisadero St. garage.

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

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. 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

* 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

Margaret Tempero
Dr. Margaret Tempero,
gastrointestinal cancer specialist
Chloe Atreya
Dr. Chloe Atreya,
gastrointestinal cancer specialist
Karen Bagatelos
Dr. Karen Bagatelos,
nurse practitioner
Emily Bergsland
Dr. Emily Bergsland,
gastrointestinal cancer specialist
Albert J. Chang
Dr. Albert J. Chang,
radiation cancer specialist
Eric Collisson
Dr. Eric Collisson,
gastrointestinal cancer specialist
Carlos Corvera
Dr. Carlos Corvera,
gastrointestinal cancer surgeon
Elizabeth Dito
Elizabeth Dito,
research nurse
Hobart Harris
Dr. Hobart Harris,
gastrointestinal surgeon
Daphne Haas-Kogan
Dr. Daphne Haas-Kogan,
radiation cancer specialist
R. Kate Kelley
Dr. R. Kate Kelley,
gastrointestinal cancer specialist
Kimberly S. Kirkwood
Dr. Kimberly S. Kirkwood,
pancreatic and gastrointestinal surgeon
Andrew Ko
Dr. Andrew Ko,
colorectal and gastrointestinal cancer specialist
Michael Korn
Dr. Michael Korn,
gastrointestinal cancer specialist
Christian Mathy
Dr. Christian Mathy,
Eric Nakakura
Dr. Eric Nakakura,
gastrointestinal cancer surgeon
Anna Ong
Anna Ong,
research nurse
James Ostroff
Dr. James Ostroff,
Katherine Van Loon
Dr. Katherine Van Loon,
gastrointestinal cancer specialist
Robert Warren
Dr. Robert Warren,
gastrointestinal cancer surgeon
Alisa Yee
Alisa Yee,
nurse practitioner