Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center

The UCSF Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center is Northern California's only facility specializing in the comprehensive screening, diagnosis and treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), a genetic disorder affecting the blood vessels. We have been designated a Center of Excellence by the HHT Foundation International, Inc.

Because HHT can affect multiple parts of the body, our team includes experts in the fields of interventional and neurointerventional radiology, pediatrics, medical genetics, hematology, otolaryngology – head and neck surgery, cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, neurology, neurological surgery and pulmonology.

We trace each patient's genetic family history of HHT and work closely with his or her referring doctor to develop a treatment plan.

Our clinic is associated with the Center for Cerebrovascular Research (CCR), which studies cerebrovascular disease with a focus on vascular malformations of the brain. The CCR has a special interest in HHT, one of the few inherited causes of brain arteriovenous malformations.

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Our Services

  • Patient education and management of HHT-associated symptoms and complications
  • The most advanced screening and diagnostic tests for serious complications of HHT, such as arteriovenous malformations
  • Minimally invasive treatment approaches for HHT, offered at state-of-the art interventional and neurointerventional radiology treatment facilities
  • Care by neurointerventional radiologists who have pioneered many of the devices and treatments for arteriovenous malformations
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Depending on your health insurance, you may need a referral from a primary care doctor.

Getting Here

HHT Center of Excellence
Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor, 5A
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-8867
Fax: (415) 353-3158

Hours: Monday to Friday,
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Parking at Mission Bay

Public parking options at UCSF's Mission Bay campus include:

Weekdays: $3.75/hour
Daily Maximum: $30/day

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Public Transportation

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay is accessible via the following Muni bus routes:

  • 22
  • 55
  • T-Third Street line

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(415) 673-6864 (MUNI)
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UCSF Shuttles

Free UCSF shuttles connect the Mission Bay campus with our Mount Zion and Parnassus campuses as well as other UCSF locations and the 16th Street BART station.

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Shuttle hotline: (415) 476-4646 (GOGO)

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Our Team

Miles Conrad
Miles Conrad, MD, MPH
Interventional radiologist
Daniel Cooke
Daniel Cooke, MD
Neurointerventional radiologist
Heather Fullerton
Heather Fullerton, MD, MAS
Pediatric neurologist
Steven Hetts
Steven Hetts, MD
Neurointerventional radiologist
Joseph Shieh
Joseph Shieh, MD, PhD
Medical geneticist