Electromyography Clinic at the Orthopaedic Institute

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The Electromyography Clinic at the UCSF Orthopaedic Institute offers electrodiagnostic study, which assesses your nerve and muscle functions. The electrodiagnostic study includes nerve conduction study (NCS) and electromyography (EMG).

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

Electromyography Clinic at the Orthopaedic Institute
1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2808
Fax: (415) 885-3862

Hours: Mondays, 1 – 5 p.m.

What to Bring

  • Health insurance information, including authorizations and referrals
  • List of your prescription medications and dosages
  • List of medications that you're allergic to
  • List of questions you may have
  • Recent test results related to 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


A parking lot is available adjacent to 1500 Owens St.

Parking fees are:

  • First hour $3
  • Two hours $5
  • Each additional hour $3
  • More than seven hours $24
  • After 6 p.m., $2 flat rate

Patients with disabled placards or license plates pay $3 for the first hour and $5 for up to 24 hours.

Parking fees are paid in advance at one of three kiosks. The kiosks accept cash (coins and bills up to $10) and credit cards (Visa and MasterCard).

Parking garages are available nearby, at 1625 Owens St. and at 1630 Third St., at higher hourly rates.

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