Is there parking?
A pay parking garage is available at adjacent The Buncke Clinic offices in San Francisco. Free parking is available in San Mateo.
San Francisco — Many visitors find that cars aren't needed. The Davies Campus of CPMC has Shuttle Bus Service available to and from the Kabuki Hotel in San Francisco.
How far is the airport from The Buncke Clinic?
San Francisco International Airport — The Buncke Clinic is 22.5 miles from Oakland International Airport. The drive can take an hour when traffic is heavy. SFO can accommodate corporate and private aircraft.
Oakland International — The Buncke Clinic is 15 miles from SFO. The drive can take an hour when traffic is heavy. Scottsdale Airport is 10 miles away and can accommodate corporate and private aircraft.
San Jose Mineta Internation Airport — The Buncke Clinic is 48 miles from San Jose Norm Mineta International Airport. The drive usually takes an hour. The airport can accommodate corporate and private aircraft.
Do you recommend accommodations? Are discounts offered to The Buncke Clinic patients?
There are many convenient lodging options in San Francisco. CPMC offers shuttle access from the Kabuki hotel to all the CPMC campuses.
Will I need to bring my medical records with me or does Mayo Clinic start from scratch?
The Buncke Clinic encourages patients to bring all recent, pertinent medical records, including:
- A letter from the local provider summarizing the medical condition
- A complete record of immunizations to date
- Copies of medical record information from health care providers outside of Mayo Clinic
- All radiologic films, CDs, DVDs, videos and written radiologic reports related to the clinical question
- All pathology slides and written pathology reports from relevant biopsies
Can you call my doctor's office to get my medical records?
Generally, patients obtain their medical records from their providers. If additional records are needed once you are here, The Buncke Clinic can contact your provider. You'll be asked to sign a consent form to release your records.
Will my insurance cover care at Mayo Clinic?
The Buncke Clinic routinely submits claims to insurance carriers. Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.
Can I bring my child? Is child care offered?
You can bring children with you, but no child care is offered. Many visitors find it convenient to bring a responsible person along to watch children during your appointment.
Are family members allowed to come to my appointments?
Relatives and friends are welcome. They may be asked to stay in the waiting area during some exams.
Is The Buncke Clinic open on weekends?
A physician is available and on call 24 hours a day. The Buncke Clinic offices are open Monday through Friday and is closed for all major U.S. holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.