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

Most businesses in the area hiring expats will provide health insurance. It's 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

University of California San Francisco Medical Center

Address: 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco

Washington Hospital

Address: 2000 Mowry Avenue, Fremont

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

Address: 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco