Intensive Care Unit at Parnassus
The UCSF Intensive Care Unit at Parnassus provides advanced care for critically ill or injured patients with complex conditions. These include acute kidney injury, end-stage and acute liver failure, severe sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, among other conditions. We also provide postoperative care for general surgery, solid organ transplant and orthopedic surgery patients.
Our highly skilled and caring team includes doctors, nurses, respiratory care practitioners, a social worker, a nutritionist and a pharmacist, all with expertise in meeting the needs of critically ill patients and their families. We have a diverse staff that reflects the many cultures of our patient population. Our supportive and collaborative team environment is essential to our success in providing excellent care to our patients and their families.
Case Management and Social Work
Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.
ICU Survivors Peer Support Group
The UCSF ICU Survivors Peer Support Group is an open forum for survivors of critical illness and their families. Find appointment information here.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class
This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.
We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.
Spiritual Care Services
Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.
Plan your visit
If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.
UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.
Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
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Neurointensive Care Unit
505 Parnassus Ave., Eighth and 11th Floors
San Francisco, CA 94143
Cardiac Critical Care Unit
505 Parnassus Ave., 10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0624