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Peter Sanftner


Nurse practitioner
Accomplished jazz pianist and aspiring banjoist

About me

Peter Sanftner is a nurse practitioner who specializes in caring for neurosurgery patients with brain tumors or pituitary gland disorders. For patients undergoing surgery, his care extends from their initial consultation through hospitalization and follow-up appointments.

Sanftner received his master's degree from the UCSF School of Nursing. He has worked at UCSF since 2007.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Nursing, M.S., 2011

  • Board Certifications

    Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center - Acute Care NP

My goal is to treat each of my patients as I would a friend or family member.

Brain Tumor Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Neurosurgery Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for this type of care. Not all providers at UCSF are covered by every insurance plan.