The Pancreas Transplant Services at UCSF Medical Center provides care for patients seeking pre and post pancreas transplantation services. Patients needing a pancreas transplant suffer from Type 1 Diabetes. Usually patients needing a pancreas are also in need of a kidney transplant.
Currently there are 1,000 waiting for a pancreas. Patients needing both a pancreas and kidney are over 2,000. You can maintain yourself current on this information by visiting UNOS.
For information on UCSF's post-transplant outcomes please visit the following websites:
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.
Pancreas Transplant Services
400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1551
Pre-Pancreas Transplant Fax: (415) 353-8708,
Post-Pancreas Transplant Fax: (415) 353-4183
Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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