Students of the SCORE program in an OR.

Patient Care

At UCSF we pride ourselves in outstanding, compassionate patient care. Surgery is not an easy event for anyone. That's why we do our part to make it as easy on you as possible.

UCSF is a pioneering institution, advancing the understanding of medicine and the human body continually through research and collaboration. At UCSF, we don’t just treat diseases, we treat individuals. We put our patients’ priorities at the center of our care, and strive to translate our cutting-edge research into therapies that improve people’s lives.

Our sites

Our sites include the UCSF Helen Diller Medical Centers at Mission Bay and Parnassus Heights, the UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion, the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, the VA Medical Center, and the Zuckerberg San Francisco Hospital. 

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Our specialties

We have a diverse range of specialties, each dedicated to providing exceptional patient care, pioneering research, and advanced education. Our specialties are designed to address specific needs, from the unique requirements of infants and expecting mothers to the complexities of critical care, pain management, neurosurgery, and regional anesthesia.

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Clinical resources for our clinicians