Radiation Oncology at Parnassus

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Radiation Oncology at UCSF Medical Center provides treatment to shrink or eliminate tumor cells without damaging surrounding healthy tissue. The goal is to use radiation or high-dose X-ray beams to remove the cancer, keep it from spreading or to help improve quality of life by relieving pain and other symptoms.

Our service is world-renowned for offering the highest level of treatment planning and care to patients, while seeking treatment advancements for future patients. Our radiation oncology specialists are committed to the practice of evidence-based medicine, and continually find new and better treatment options that improve patient outcomes in the treatment of cancer.

You'll need a referral from your primary care provider or specialist to make an appointment. Once you have the referral, please call the number below.

Getting Here

Radiation Oncology at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Ave, Room L-75
San Francisco, CA 94143-0226
Main Phone: (415) 353-7175
New Patient Appointments: (415) 353-8335
Fax: (415) 353-7281

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Additional Locations
Radiation Oncology at Mission Bay
Radiation Oncology at Mount Zion

What to Bring

  • Medical records (must be received two weeks prior to appointment)
  • List of current medications, dosages and prescribing doctors
  • List of any other doctors involved in your care

Access Your Health Information Online

This clinic uses UCSF MyChart, an online patient service. Message your provider, request medication refills, view some test results and more.

Learn more about UCSF MyChart


Parking at Parnassus

Public parking for an hourly fee at UCSF Medical Center is available in the seven-level Millberry Union Garage at 500 Parnassus Ave. There are two garage entrances — one on the north side of Parnassus Avenue and another on Irving Street, just east of Third Avenue.

Another garage with an hourly fee, at 350 Parnassus Ave., is open Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Metered street parking is rarely available.

Patients being admitted to the hospital may be dropped off at the circular driveway leading to the main entrance at 505 Parnassus Ave. This area also may be used to pick up patients who are being discharged.

For more information about parking at Parnassus, call Campus Parking Services at 476-2566.

Valet Parking Service

Valet parking service is available at the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) at 400 Parnassus Ave. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The valet service is free but patients must pay regular parking fees. For more information about the valet service, call (415) 476-6200.

A UCSF "greeter" also is available at the ACC from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist patients find their way.

Public Transportation


UCSF Medical Center is accessible via Muni streetcar line N-Judah*, which stops at Second Avenue and Irving Street, and the following Muni bus lines, which stop in front of the hospital:

  • 43-Masonic*
  • 6-Parnassus

For more information about Muni visit, www.sfmuni.com.

* Wheelchair accessible bus routes

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Our Team

Steve Braunstein
Steve Braunstein, PhD, MD
Radiation oncologist
Shannon Fogh
Shannon Fogh, MD
Radiation oncologist
Encouse Golden
Encouse Golden, PhD, MD
Radiation oncologist
Alexander Gottschalk
Alexander Gottschalk, PhD, MD
Radiation oncologist
I-Chow Hsu
I-Chow Hsu, MD
Radiation oncologist
Kavita K. Mishra
Kavita K. Mishra, MD, MPH
Radiation oncologist
Jean Nakamura
Jean Nakamura, MD
Radiation oncologist
Catherine Park
Catherine Park, MD
Radiation oncologist
David Raleigh
David Raleigh, MD, PhD
Radiation oncologist
Jeanne Quivey
Jeanne Quivey, MD
Radiation oncologist
Mack Roach
Mack Roach, MD
Radiation oncologist
Patricia Sneed
Patricia Sneed, FACR, MD
Radiation oncologist
Sue Yom
Sue Yom, MD, PhD
Radiation oncologist