To refer a patient to be seen at the Glomerular Disease Center at the UCSF Nephrology Faculty Practice, please contact us at:

Fax: 415-353-2530​
Phone: 415-353-2507

Please include the following:

  • A completed UCSF referral form
  • Patient's demographic information​
  • Photo of patient's insurance card (front and back)​
  • Recent lab results
  • Previous nephrologist's notes, if patient has seen one​
  • Preivious kidney biopsy pathology reports, if patient has had one​


For Renal Pathology-only consultations, please visit the UCSF Renal Pathology & Electron Microscopy Website for instructions. 

To refer a patient to UCSF for a native Kidney Biopsy, we require that they be seen first at the Nephrology Faculty Practice.  Please follow referral instructions above and indicate on the referral form/fax that you are requesting a kidney biopsy for your patient as well.