Healthcare in San Francisco

The healthcare system in San Francisco enjoys a good reputation and is defined by exemplary medical centres and good access to treatment.

Most businesses in the area hiring expats will provide health insurance. It is extremely important to have full medical insurance in the US as hospitals are extremely expensive and non-emergency care can be refused without it.

Pharmacies in San Francisco are widely available in the form of chain pharmacies, in-store pharmacies that are part of a grocery or department store, and independent chemists.

Hospitals in San Francisco


California Pacific Medical Center

Address: 3700 California Street, San Francisco


John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

Address: 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek


Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

Address: 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco


University of California San Francisco Medical Center

Address: 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco


Washington Hospital

Address: 2000 Mowry Avenue, Fremont

Expat Health Insurance Partners

Aetna International

Aetna is an award-winning insurance business that provides health benefits to more than 650,000 members worldwide. Their high quality health insurance plans are tailored to meet the individual needs of expats living and working abroad.

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Cigna Global

With 86 million customer relationships in over 200 countries, Cigna Global has unrivalled experience in dealing with varied and unique medical situations and delivering high standards of service wherever you live in the world.

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