Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Clinic
UCSF Head and Neck Endocrine (Thyroid and Parathyroid) Surgery provides comprehensive care for patients with thyroid and parathyroid diseases, using both surgical and nonsurgical approaches. We offer in-office ultrasound, a noninvasive and painless imaging test used for diagnosis, procedure planning and cancer surveillance. For our patients' convenience, we are often able to perform the consultation and diagnostic ultrasound exam during the same visit.
Doctor referral required
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Ruxolitinib in Operable Head and Neck Cancer
Measured as a proportional percent (range -100% to +100%) from baseline to day of final dose of ruxolitinib
Awards & recognition
Best hospital in Northern California
Ranked No. 13 in the nation for ear, nose and throat care
Case Management and Social Work
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class
This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.
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Spiritual Care Services
Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.
Plan your visit
If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.
UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.
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What to Bring
- Photo I.D.
- Health insurance card
- Insurance authorization, if required
- Doctor's referral, if required
- Recent test results related to your condition
- List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
- List of questions you may have
- Device or paper for taking notes
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Head and Neck Surgery Cancer Clinic
Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
UCSF-John Muir Health Cancer Center in Berkeley
Berkeley Outpatient Center
3100 San Pablo Ave., Suite 430
Berkeley, CA 94702