University of California, San Francisco Medical Center
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|Location||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Affiliated university||University of California, San Francisco|
The UCSF Medical Center is a world renowned hospital in research and teaching hospital in San Francisco, California. It is one of the leading hospitals in the United States and with the UCSF School of Medicine has been the site of various breakthroughs in all specialities of medicine. Patients with complex diseases from around the world seek treatment at UCSF Medical Center.
With campuses located at Parnassus Heights and Mount Zion, UCSF Medical Center is affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco. It has been ranked as the 7th-best overall medical center in the United States by U.S.News & World Report. The following specialties were ranked in the top 10: endocrinology (4); neurology and neurosurgery (5); gynecology (6); urology (8); rheumatology (9); ophthalmology (9). A new 43-acre (170,000 m2) campus in the Mission Bay neighborhood is expected to eventually host new hospital facilities.
The 600-bed Parnassus center serves as the main campus and houses the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, The 180-bed UCSF Children's Hospital, extensive research labs, and the main Dental and Nursing buildings.It is the number one hospital in the United States for transplants
The Mount Zion hospital has the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Women's Health Center, and School of Pharmacy buildings.
The UCSF Medical Center is considered one of the top hospitals in the nation, and ranks in the top ten in the US News 2005 survey. The Medical Center conducts research in almost every field of medicine and supports top-notch programs in many specialties including AIDS, cancer, and pediatric research.
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