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Multiple Sclerosis Infusion Center


Having multiple sclerosis (MS) can be challenging and even frightening at times. Saint Francis is here to help.

At the Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Multiple Sclerosis Infusion Center, we work closely with you and your neurologist to provide treatment and information that will help you lead a happier, healthier life.  

Our infusion center is one of the only facilities dedicated exclusively to treating multiple sclerosis patients. The quiet and inviting three-chair center is equipped with soothing lighting, comfortable chairs, and a digital flat-screen TV to help you stay comfortable and relaxed during your infusion.  

In our warm and safe environment, you will receive your infusions of Tysabri (natalizumab) or IV steroids (methylprednisolone). We understand that getting your infusions on time and in a relaxed atmosphere is key to helping you stay healthy and stress-free.  

Preparing For Your Infusion

  • Drink plenty of water or ginger ale.

  • Wear comfortable clothing, with short sleeves or sleeves that can easily be rolled up past your elbow.

  • Bring a healthy snack.

  • Bring a book, reading material, or your laptop or tablet.

  • Plan to enjoy the rest of your day in beautiful downtown San Francisco.
     

Susan Anzalone, MD, Medical Director, Multiple Sclerosis Infusion Center is board certified in neurology. She  received her medical degree and completed her residency at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and completed her multiple sclerosis fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). As a UCSF clinical fellow, she cared for adult and pediatric MS patients, as well as patients with other neuroimmunologic diseases. At UCSF, she was involved in several multiple sclerosis research clinical trials, seeking to discover what causes MS and which treatments are the most effective.  

Learn More About Our MS Infusion Center

If you have any more questions about the Saint Francis Memorial Hospital MS Infusion Center or to request an appointment, please call 415.353.6464 or email sfmhMSInfusion@dignityhealth.org.