Facilities & Directions

Patient Care

Services are integrated throughout the UCSF campus system: UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion, in the Western Addition neighborhood; UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus, near Golden Gate Park; San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center, at 1001 Potrero Ave.; and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, at 4150 Clement St. (more info about UCSF hospitals and clinics)

Mt. Zion

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion

Mount Zion offers outpatient facilities for radiation oncology, breast care (including mammography), infusion, gastrointestinal cancers (liver, stomach, pancreas, esophageal), urologic cancers (prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular), melanoma, orthopedic oncology (bone cancer), thoracic oncology, and gynecological oncology. The five-story building at the corner of Divisadero and Sutter Streets includes modern facilities specifically designed to serve cancer patients.

The main entrance is at 1600 Divisadero St., between Post and Sutter. Paid public parking is at 1635 Divisadero St.; enter on Sutter between Divisadero and Broderick.

Paid valet parking is available at the main entrance. Auto drop-off is available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, and pick-up until 5 p.m. There is no service on weekends and holidays. For more information about valet parking and rates, call 415-514-4520.

Mt. Zion map, driving directions, public transportation

Other facilities at this campus include the Cancer Resource Center, a multimedia library and centralized hub for supportive services targeted to patients and caregivers; and Friend to Friend, a boutique that offers products and services for cancer patients.


UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus

UCSF/Parnassus is the center for patient care in neurologic oncology (brain and spinal cord tumors); leukemia, lymphoma, and other hematopoietic malignancies; bone marrow transplant; and pediatric oncology.

Inpatient services are located at 505 Parnassus Ave., where a 600-bed main hospital comprises two adjoining buildings and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Outpatient clinics are in the Crede Ambulatory Care Center, across from the hospital at 400 Parnassus Ave.

Paid public parking is at 500 Parnassus Ave. with two garage entrances—one on the north side of Parnassus and another on Irving Street just east of Third Avenue.

Parnassus map, driving directions, public transportation

sfgh VAMC

SFGH Medical Center and San Francisco VA Medical Center

UCSF faculty, including many members of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, treat patients at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center, which is owned and operated by the City and County of San Francisco’s Department of Public Health. Many also serve patients at San Francisco Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, a tertiary-care referral center operated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Campus maps for SFGH and VAMC

Laboratory Research

MBay and Mt.Zion

At the UCSF/Mission Bay campus, the Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building (left photo) is a state-of-the-art research facility that opened in June 2009. The five-story building houses researchers who focus on the basic biological mechanisms of cancer. The Cancer Center’s laboratory research building at UCSF/Mount Zion (right photo) includes more than 250 lab work stations and offices for 48 principal investigators.

Cancer Center faculty investigators also conduct research at UCSF/Parnassus, in other facilities at UCSF/Mission Bay, at San Francisco General Hospital and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

UCSF/Mission Bay map
UCSF/Mt. Zion map