Pulmonary Practice at Mount Zion
The UCSF Pulmonary Practice at Mount Zion offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients with all types of lung disease, other than lung cancer. Conditions we treat include asthma, emphysema, occupational respiratory diseases, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary complications of AIDS.
Awards & recognition
Best hospital in Northern California
Best in Northern California for pulmonology and lung surgery
Ranked No. 8 in the nation for pulmonology and lung surgery
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.
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.
Pulmonary Support Groups
The UCSF AWAKE ("Alert, Well And Keeping Energetic") Obstructive Sleep Apnea Support Group is for people with this sleep and breathing disorder.
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
Your Doctor Visit
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What to Bring
- Photo I.D.
- Health insurance card
- Insurance authorization, if required
- Doctor's referral, if required
- Recent test results related to your condition
- List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
- List of questions you may have
- Device or paper for taking notes
Pulmonary Practice at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Our research initiatives
Interstitial Lung Disease Research
UCSF's interstitial lung disease researchers investigate how lung tissue scarring develops and progresses, and evaluate potential new treatments.
UCSF Airway Clinical Research Center
The UCSF Airway Clinical Research Center investigates both new and existing treatments for airway conditions, such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cystic fibrosis.