Geriatrics & Extended Care - San Francisco VA Health Care System
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San Francisco VA Health Care System


Geriatrics & Extended Care

About the Program

The Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) Service at the San Francisco VA Medical Center offers a variety of outstanding clinical services for eligible older or functionally dependent Veterans as well as training in a variety of fields. The GEC and the Division of Geriatrics at the University of California San Francisco make groundbreaking contributions to patient care, education, and research in geriatrics and gerontology.

Our dedicated team includes: geriatricians and internal medicine and family medicine physicians, geriatric clinical nurse specialists, psychiatric clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, certified nursing assistants, geriatric pharmacists, dentists, physical and occupational rehabilitation therapists, recreational therapists, social workers, geropsychologists, geropsychiatrists, dietitians, and chaplains.

Geriatric Services and Programs Available

  • Community Living Center
  • Respite Care
  • Rehabilitative Care
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Geriatric Medicine Clinic
  • Home-Based Primary Care
  • Contract Nursing Home Care
  • Geriatric Teaching Programs
  • Geriatric Research

Click here to learn more about the these services and programs.

Contact Information

Contract Nursing Home Care: (415) 221-4590
Geriatrics Medical Clinic: (415) 221-4810, ext. 2-2129
Home-Based Primary Care:
  San Francisco: (415) 221-4810, ext. 2-2045
  Santa Rosa/Ukiah, Eureka: (707) 569-2369
Hospice & Palliative Care: (415) 221-4810, ext. 2-4979
Community Living Center: (415) 221-4810, ext. 2-3224
Respite Care: (415) 221-4810, ext. 2-4254

Contact Info


  • 4150 Clement Street
    San Francisco CA 94121

Contact Number(s)

  • 415-221-4810

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.