Fall 2005

UCSF Opens Neurology Infusion Center

The UCSF Department of Neurology has opened the UCSF Neurology Infusion Center, the only dedicated outpatient center in the Bay Area associated with an academic medical center.

The center is staffed by an infusion nurse who is experienced in educating patients with neurological conditions treated with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg), noting signs of potential problems and providing the most comfortable infusion experience. All forms of insurance are accepted, including Medi-Cal.

For more information or to refer a patient, please contact:

  • Karen Rivo, R.N., at (415) 353-3094 for clinical information
  • Geraldine Dalida at (415) 353-3939 for scheduling and insurance issues
  • Akash Bijlani, administrative director of clinical services, at (415) 353-8944, for other questions or concerns
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