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Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

 

The Level I Trauma Program

 

The Level I Trauma Center was established at Zuckerberg San Francisco General in 1968.

The Level I Trauma Center at Zuckerberg San Francisco General is the ONLY Trauma Center in the City and County of San Francisco.   In addition, the Trauma Center is the provider of Trauma care for the Northern portion of San Mateo County and thus has a service area of 1.5 million people.  In 2003, the Trauma Center treated over 3,000 trauma patients.

The center is staffed by outstanding faculty from the University of California at San Francisco who conduct research to improve patient outcomes through surgical techniques, care modalities, and injury prevention.  Unique programs include the Traumatic Brain Injury Program and the Orthopaedic Trauma Center. The San Francisco Injury Center is located at San Francisco General Hospital.

Zuckerberg San Francisco General is a licensed general acute care hospital which is owned and operated by the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health, licensed by the State of California, and accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO).  The hospital provides a full complement of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, skilled nursing, diagnostic, mental health, and rehabilitation services for adults and children.


Please call 9-1-1 if this is a medical emergency. Please call Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center at (415) 206-8000 for general information.


For issues or questions other than medically related, you may email the Department of Public Health.