Pulmonary Practice at Parnassus
The UCSF Pulmonary Practice at Parnassus offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients with all types of lung disease other than lung cancer. Conditions treated include asthma, emphysema, occupational respiratory diseases, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary complications of AIDS.
COVID-19 Follow-Up Clinic
We provide follow-up care for patients who have recovered from COVID-19. Our specialized OPTIMAL Clinic brings together specialists from pulmonology, geriatrics and psychiatry to care for patients who were hospitalized with COVID-19 or have persistent pulmonary symptoms. Care is provided at regular intervals for 12 months after hospitalization.
Doctor referral required
David M. Claman
MDPulmonologist and sleep disorders specialist
Harold R. Collard Jr.
Mary Ellen Kleinhenz
Nicholas Andreas Kolaitis
Eric J. Seeley
MDGeriatrician and pulmonologist
Paul J. Wolters
Tissue Immune Interaction in Nasal Polyposis
This study enrolls chronic rhinosinusitis patients with and without nasal polyps. Investigators aim to compare the percentage of ILC2 and tuft cells present in nasal tissue and secretions between those who present with nasal polyp...
PrecISE (Precision Interventions for Severe and/or Exacerbation-Prone Asthma) Network Study
Assessed prior to bronchodilator administration. Efficacy analyses will compare the end-of-period outcome values between test treatment and placebo.
Blood Lymphocytes in Asthmatics Treated With Therapeutic Proteins
The investigators will compare lymphocyte counts in healthy controls to asthmatics on and off therapeutic proteins.
CF And Effects of Drugs Mixed Ex Vivo With Sputum for Mucolytic Treatment
The Effect of NAC on Lung Function and CT Mucus Score
The primary outcome is the % change in FEV1 from the start to the end of each two-week treatment period (either placebo or 20% NAC).
Mechanisms of Exacerbation of Asthma
JUNIPER: A Phase 2 Study to Evaluate the Safety, Biological Activity, and PK of ND-L02-s0201 in...
Characterization of Adult Subjects for Asthmatic Research Studies
We will measure various indicators of airway inflammation and compare them with various phenotypic characteristics.
Characterizing Asthma Sputum Elasticity in the UCSF Severe Asthma Research Program
Lung function as a measure of asthma severity.
Awards & recognition
Best hospital in Northern California
Best in Northern California in pulmonology & lung surgery
Case Management and Social Work
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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.
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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
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
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.
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Pulmonary Practice at Mount Zion
2330 Post St., Suite 420
San Francisco, CA 94115
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.