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Pediatric Emergency Department

The Pediatric Emergency Department (ED) treats infants, children and adolescents with serious illnesses or injuries. The Pediatric ED is open 24 hours a day, every day. Staffed by doctors, nurses and other specialists trained in pediatric emergency medicine, we also have access to 150 top-ranked pediatric specialists and all the services of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.

Minor Medical Needs

For minor medical needs, the Pediatric Emergency Department offers a free, online service called InQuicker. Check-in while at home, choose an available time to be seen in the Emergency Department and arrive at the hospital at a projected treatment time.

Schedule your Pediatric Emergency Department appointment now:

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

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Other Features

The Pediatric Emergency Department also provides:

  • Equipment designed for children and their unique needs
  • Family-friendly waiting area with toys and games
  • Child life specialists to help kids feel less fearful and help them understand their treatment
  • Updated computerized tracking system, charting and discharge instructions that help enhance patient privacy, safety and after-care treatment
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Getting Here

Pediatric Emergency Department
505 Parnassus Ave., Suite L170
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1818
Physician Referrals: (415) 353-1818

Hours: 24 hours a day, every day

Drop-Off and Parking

The Pediatric Emergency Department is located east of the main hospital entrance. Patients may be picked up and dropped off in the Emergency Department drop-off lot. Parking is available across the street.

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

Nisa Atigapramoj
Dr. Nisa Atigapramoj,
pediatric emergency medicine specialist
Christine Cho
Dr. Christine Cho,
pediatric emergency medicine specialist
Steven Bin
Dr. Steven Bin,
pediatric emergency medicine specialist
Jeffrey  Bullard-Berent
Dr. Jeffrey Bullard-Berent,
pediatric emergency medicine specialist
David Duong
Dr. David Duong,
emergency medicine specialist
Jeanne Noble
Dr. Jeanne Noble,
emergency medicine specialist
Evelyn Porter
Dr. Evelyn Porter,
pediatric emergency medicine specialist