About Us

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital that has been providing exceptional health care in San Francisco for more than 100 years. As San Francisco’s only downtown hospital, Saint Francis is uniquely situated to care for international and domestic visitors, as well as the residents that make up San Francisco’s diverse population.

Located atop Nob Hill, Saint Francis is home to the largest burn center in Northern California, the Bothin Burn Center, the Saint Francis Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute, and the Center for Pain Management, to name a few.

With its close proximity to downtown San Francisco, we treat thousands of workers, international visitors and domestic tourists every year. 

We are proud to be affiliated with UCSF Health to provide 
convenient, highly specialized care to our community.

Our History

Saint Francis was founded in 1905 by five physicians and continues to thrive to this day.


We know the importance of leading the way in our community when it comes to providing quality, patient-centered care.

Insurance Plans Accepted

Dignity Health is pleased to accept various health insurance plans including HMOs, PPOs, Covered CA plans and Medi-Cal plans.

Community Benefit

Supporting the health of communities in measurable ways.

Pastoral Education

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital is committed to the mission of healing and learning through Clinical Pastoral Education. 

Be a Volunteer

Volunteers work in a variety of areas in the hospital as they help us and the community.

Mission, Vision, Values

Dignity Health and St. Mary’s Medical Center are committed to furthering the healing ministry of Jesus, and in providing high-quality, affordable health care to the communities we serve.

End of Life Option Act

The law hasn’t changed Dignity Health’s perspective or the way we offer care.