Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center - San Francisco VA Health Care System
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San Francisco VA Health Care System


Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center

About the Program

The Parkinson's Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center (PADRECC) is a VA Center of Excellence, serving as a nationwide referral center providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art clnical and surgical care for Veterans afflected with Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders.

PADRECC San Francisco's research includes investigation of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and pharmacologic therapies, studies of the motor and non-motor symptoms, as well as biomarkers of Parkinson's disease and its etiology, pathogenesis, and progression. Our education programs include movement disorrders fellowships, stereotactic and functional neurosurgery fellowships, and clinical exercises for medical students and residents (including neurology, geriatrics, nursing, and pharmacy).

Office Phone: (415) 379-5530

Fax: (415) 750-6662

Click here for our Local and National PADRECC Websites.

Click here to reach the VA Parkinson's disease playlist on YouTube - See our staff and what we do, through the generous contribution of individual Veterans' personal stories.


Contact Info


  • Bldg. 203
    1st Floor, Room 1B-31

Contact Number(s)

  • 415-379-5530

Hours of Operation

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