LIFE Clinic

The Long-term Infant-to-adult Follow-up and Evaluation Program, or LIFE Clinic, provides expert medical care to children with complex birth defects. Our goal is to foster the development of healthy, well-adjusted and independent adults.

Our team of specialists includes gastroenterologists, neonatologists, pulmonologists, dietitians and the pediatric development team, led by the pediatric surgery service. Our patients range from infants to teenagers, and have the following conditions:

Children with these conditions are prone to specific medical problems, such as reactive airway disease, feeding difficulties and poor neurodevelopment. By controlling or preventing these problems, we help our patients live more comfortably, stay healthier and enjoy a better quality of life.

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Getting Here

LIFE Clinic
Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 476-2538
Fax: (415) 476-2929

Hours: Tuesday, 9 a.m.– noon;
Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


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 routes and timetables
Shuttle system map
Shuttle hotline: (415) 476-4646 (GOGO)