Complex pain and peripheral nerve disorders are among the most difficult conditions for health care teams to manage. At UCSF Medical Center, we have many strategies to provide relief for patients with ongoing and progressive symptoms. It is our mission to ensure that no patient lives with uncontrolled pain.
Combining clinical expertise with leading-edge equipment provides more precise diagnoses and timelier, more effective treatment for common and uncommon peripheral nerve disorders.
Given the growing prevalence of trigeminal neuralgia and the pain it causes, patients need access to physicians experienced with the full menu of treatment options.
Many neuroimmunologic disorders of the central nervous system, other than multiple sclerosis, have long been considered untreatable. Advances in research now enable specialized clinician teams to better diagnose and treat these disorders.
Driven by a concern that common practice patterns — including underuse of surgery and a lack of timely referrals — are putting patients at risk, the UCSF Epilepsy Center is finding new ways to deliver safer, more effective long-term care for adult and pediatric epilepsy patients.
When a 7-year-old boy from Oregon suffered his second stroke in four years, it took an interdisciplinary team from UCSF — working in collaboration with the boy's hometown physicians — to find the cause and surgically solve the problem.
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The UCSF Physician Liaison Service provides assistance and information to referring physicians, medical groups and health plans. Please call the Physician Liaison Service or visit www.ucsfhealth.org/health_professionals/make_a_referral/.
Phone: (800) 444-2559
Fax: (415) 353-4395
The UCSF Transfer Center is open 24 hours daily to coordinate the transfer of your patients to UCSF Medical Center from hospitals throughout the region.
Phone: (415) 353-9166
Fax: (415) 353-9172