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

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    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...

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    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 (...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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 .

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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.

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    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Best hospital in Northern California

    • usnews-pulmonology

      Best in Northern California for pulmonology and lung surgery

    • n7-2x

      Ranked No. 8 in the nation for pulmonology and lung surgery

    Support services

    Patient Resource

    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.

    Class

    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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    Patient Relations

    We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.

    Support Group

    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.

    Patient Resource

    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.

    International Services

    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.

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    Interpreters

    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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    Hospital Stays

    Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
    Zion.

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    Preparing for your appointment

    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

    Related clinics

    Pulmonary Practice at Mount Zion

    2330 Post St., Suite 420
    San Francisco, CA 94115

    Our research initiatives

    • Interstitial-Lung-Disease-Research-2x

      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.

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