Tracy Ward, NP, MS

Nurse practitioner

Tracy Ward is an acute care nurse practitioner who specializes in the care of patients who need surgery for either benign or malignant brain masses. Ward strives to enhance the quality of care provided before and after surgery, knowing the significant impact this can have on recovery .

During her years working as a registered nurse on a trauma unit and in neurointensive care at UCSF, Ward developed a passion for the care of neurosurgical patients. Now as a member of a unit-based leadership team, Ward is also involved in developing programs to improve patient safety and experience at UCSF.

Ward received her bachelor's degree in nursing from the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing and a master's degree in nursing from UCSF.

Ward is a member of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses and serves on the board of the Bay Area chapter. She is a guest lecturer at the UCSF School of Nursing.


Neurosurgery Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-7500
Fax: (415) 353-2889

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

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Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing, B.S., Nursing 2004
UCSF School of Nursing, M.S., Nursing 2013

This health care professional is not a member of UCSF Medical Group. Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for services.