Specialty Imaging Services

Beginning with the x-ray and proceeding through the development of the MRI to present day use of simultaneous techniques such as PET/MRI, UCSF has provided world-class imaging services for over 100 years. UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging has cultivated the knowledge, skills and highly focused talents of an extraordinary team of clinicians, researchers, and teachers. Imaging is used to diagnose, treat, and manage a variety of conditions.

About Imaging at UCSF

UCSF offers a full range of diagnostic, therapeutic, and interventional radiologic procedures. The equipment used and protocols for safety and patient care represent the most advanced in the industry. Departmental scientists and physicians excel in the safe and rapid translation of research to clinical care.

Specialized services include

UCSF Imaging leadership and team

The leadership, researchers, physicians, and care providers of UCSF Imaging are among the world's finest. In addition to the lives they improve with their work, they author leading texts and teach to train the next generation of doctors. They apply millions in federal research funds to innovation in life-changing areas such as the discovery of new techniques, technologies, and applications.

Our Commitment

  • Easy access and scheduling
  • Use of the newest and safest technologies
  • Expedited results
  • All studies read by world-renown UCSF specialists
  • Top-quality, compassionate care


The Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco is a leading health sciences center focused on serving patients, conducting research, and training the next generation of radiologists. We are proud to have some of the foremost names in diagnostic, therapeutic, and interventional radiology developing promising new approaches to identify and treat disease. We are a patient-centered team, and are proud that the community recognizes us for our compassion and care.

Get world-class imaging for your patients - How to refer

It is our privilege and pleasure to work with you by providing world-class imaging services to your patients. We look forward to partnering with you to deliver the best possible patient outcomes. Please call our scheduling department at (415) 353-3900 or contact us anytime.

We look forward to learning more about your needs:

To refer a patient, please call (415) 353-3900.
Contact our administration.
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