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 we treat include asthma, emphysema, occupational respiratory diseases, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary complications of AIDS.
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
The Effect of NAC on Lung Function and CT Mucus Score
This study evaluates 20% n-acetylcysteine (NAC) in the treatment of moderate-to-severe asthma that is complicated by mucus in the airway, as determined by CT imaging. The study is a crossover design, which means that...
Scleroderma Lung Study III - Combining Pirfenidone With Mycophenolate
A Phase II multi-center, double-blind, parallel group, randomized and placebo-controlled clinical trial addressing the treatment of patients with active and symptomatic Scleroderma-related interstitial lung disease (...
Inpatient Clinical Trial of NAC
The purpose of this study is to determine the beneficial effect of n-acetylcysteine (NAC), an inhaled medication that breaks down mucus, on lung function. NAC is a medication approved by the US Food and Drug Administ...
CF And Effects of Drugs Mixed Ex Vivo With Sputum for Mucolytic Treatment
The investigators will collect samples of sputum from healthy volunteers and patients with cystic fibrosis for the purpose of: a) purifying airway mucins for plate-based binding studies and; b) assessment of the effe...
A Phase 2 Study to Evaluate the Safety, Biological Activity, and PK of ND-L02-s0201 in Subjects...
This phase 2 clinical study will be a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, biological activity, and pharmacokinetics (PK) of ND-L02-s0201 for Injection...
Losartan Effects on Emphysema Progression
A randomized, parallel, placebo controlled trial to evaluate the effect of 100mg/day losartan on the progression of emphysema as measured by quantitative HRCT compared to placebo .
Characterization of Adult Subjects for Asthmatic Research Studies
This study is designed to characterize subjects in terms of the nature and severity of their asthma and in terms of conditions that may alter the clinical expression of asthma. Some features will be obtained in all s...
Characterizing Asthma Sputum Elasticity in the UCSF Severe Asthma Research Program
This study is designed to characterize subjects in terms of their sputum phenotype. The purpose of this study is to learn more about the impact of having abnormally elastic sputum on asthma severity by comparing subj...
Safety and Efficacy of Inhaled Treprostinil in Adult PH With ILD Including CPFE
This is a multicenter, randomized (1:1 inhaled treprostinil: placebo), double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of inhaled treprostinil in subjects with pre-capillary pulmonary hyp...
Mechanisms of Exacerbation of Asthma
The purpose of this study is to identify the causes of asthma that were not previously suspected, to better understand the effects of inhaled steroids on asthma and to identify new way to treat asthma.
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
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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.
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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 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.