San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, CRS operational hours have changed: The VAMC clinical research center will be closed as of Friday, March 20, 2020

The San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center site provides investigators with a full-service outpatient research center in which they can study both veterans and non-veterans alike.The facilities include an on-staff Nurse, two outpatient examination rooms, an exercise physiology laboratory and a core laboratory service.

Investigators seeking to conduct research within the VAMC site must have protocols approved by the VA R&D committee in addition to IRB and CRS Advisory Committee.


Veterans Affairs Medical Center
4150 Clement Street
MS 151CRO Bld 203 Room 1A-14
San Francisco, CA 94121


Modified Operational Hours due to COVID-19 (starting June 1,2020):

Thursdays 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

**Limited hours of operation during winter holidays



Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:00PM

Scheduling Requests
From a VAMC email address only:
[email protected]
From any email address:
[email protected]


Nursing and Administrative Director - Primary Contact 
Deborah Zeitschel,RN, MSN
[email protected]

Additional Key Personnel

Medical Director
Harry Lampiris, MD
415-221-4810 Ext. 23616 (phone)
415-750-6932 (fax)
[email protected]

Operations Analyst
Newton Ong
415-221-4810 Ext. 23892
[email protected]