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Cardiac Critical Care Unit

(415) 353-1007

UCSF's Cardiac Critical Care Unit provides comprehensive hospital care to critically ill adults being treated primarily for heart conditions, including heart attacks and heart failure. Other patients with life-threatening conditions may also receive care in the unit.

Specialty care may include cardiac medicine, cardiothoracic surgery, heart and lung transplants, thoracic surgery and vascular surgery. 

Members of our multidisciplinary team work together to meet the physical, mental and psychosocial needs of each patient and family. Along with doctors and nurses, the team comprises staff from respiratory therapy, physical therapy, social work, pharmacy, nutrition and pastoral care. In keeping with our patient- and family-focused care, we strive to honor the personal and cultural values of patients and their families in the treatment plan.

Visitors may not spend the night but are allowed to visit at any time of the day or night except between 7 and 8 a.m. and 7 and 8 p.m.

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    • usnews-neurology

      Among the top hospitals in the nation

    • One of the nation’s best in cardiology & heart surgery

    • Rated high-performing hospital for heart attack

    • Rated high-performing hospital for heart failure

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