Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic

UCSF Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic provides primary and specialty care for teens and young adults ages 12 to 24. We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of our patients. Our staff includes doctors who are board certified in adolescent medicine, as well as nurses, nutritionists, psychiatrists, psychologists, learning specialists and social workers. We collaborate closely with community health providers and Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute.

The services we provide include:

  • General health care
  • Family planning, sexuality, pregnancy and general adolescent gynecological care (These services may be provided confidentially to minors.)
  • Sexually transmitted disease diagnosis and treatment
  • Colposcopic examination and treatment
  • Evaluation and counseling for behavior, family and school problems
  • Substance use and abuse management
  • Eating disorders treatment
  • Sports medicine
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health care for special populations such as gay youth, teens placed outside the home and runaways

Confidential health services, including pregnancy, gynecologic and family planning care for women up to 21 years of age, is also provided at the Young Women's Clinic.

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Getting Here

Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2002
Fax: (415) 353-2466

Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – noon

3 – 5 p.m.

Additional Locations
Adolescent Medicine at San Mateo

What to Bring

  • Health insurance information including authorizations or referrals
  • List of your child's prescription medications and dosages
  • List of medications your child is allergic to
  • List of questions you may have
  • Recent test results related to your child's condition
  • Paper and pencil to take notes

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Parking at Parnassus

Public parking for an hourly fee at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is available in the seven-level Millberry Union Garage at 500 Parnassus Ave. There are two garage entrances — one on the north side of Parnassus Avenue and another on Irving Street, just east of Third Avenue.

Another garage with an hourly fee, at 350 Parnassus Ave., is open Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Metered street parking is rarely available.

Patients being admitted to the hospital may be dropped off at the circular driveway leading to the main entrance at 505 Parnassus Ave. This area also may be used to pick up patients who are being discharged.

For more information about parking at Parnassus, call Campus Parking Services at 476-2566.

Valet Parking Service

Valet parking service is available at the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) at 400 Parnassus Ave. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The valet service is free but patients must pay regular parking fees. For more information about the valet service, call (415) 476-6200.

A UCSF "greeter" also is available at the ACC from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist patients find their way.

Public Transportation


UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is accessible via Muni streetcar line N-Judah*, which stops at Second Avenue and Irving Street, and the following Muni bus lines, which stop in front of the hospital:

  • 43-Masonic*
  • 6-Parnassus
  • For more information about Muni visit,

    * Wheelchair accessible bus routes

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Clinic Team

Sara Buckelew
Dr. Sara Buckelew,
adolescent medicine specialist
Allyn Evans
Allyn Evans,
Andrea Garber
Andrea Garber,
pediatric nutritionist
Loris Hwang
Dr. Loris Hwang,
adolescent medicine specialist
Charles Irwin
Dr. Charles Irwin,
adolescent medicine specialist
Carolyn Jasik
Dr. Carolyn Jasik,
adolescent medicine specialist
Molly Koren
Molly Koren,
social worker
Josephine  Lau
Dr. Josephine Lau,
adolescent medicine specialist
Erica Monasterio
Erica Monasterio,
adolescent medicine nurse practitioner
Anna-Barbara Moscicki
Dr. Anna-Barbara Moscicki,
adolescent medicine specialist
Luis Rodriguez
Luis Rodriguez,
Mark Rubinstein
Dr. Mark Rubinstein,
adolescent medicine specialist
Mary Ann Shafer
Dr. Mary Ann Shafer,
adolescent medicine specialist