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UCSF Medical Center is ranked among the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in the treatment of respiratory problems such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, occupational respiratory diseases, mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis and sleep disorders.

Our services include full pulmonary function testing, fiberoptic bronchoscopy and intensive care consultation for critically ill patients who require ventilator support. Heart-lung and lung transplantation is available for patients with end-stage lung disease.

Our Research and Technology

UCSF is one of the world's leading research institutions in health science, with roughly 1,000 clinical trials in progress.

Patient Experiences

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Teen Receives Life-Saving Lung Transplant

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