Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an advanced degreed nurse who works closely with all of the neurosurgery team members to manage the neurotrauma patient. The NP has specialized skills and training in managing the care of the patient while in the hospital.
Julia completed her Master's Degree as an Acute Care Nurse Practioner in 2005 from UCSF School of Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse in a medical-surgical, cardiac, and neurosurgical intensive care unit for 8 years prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner. She holds specialized credentials in Critical Care and Trauma. She has been on staff at SFGH since 2005.
1997 Access Community Health Center RN Ambulatory Care
1997-2005 John Muir Medical Center RN Intensive Care
2005-current San Francisco General Hospital ACNP Neurological Surgery
and Trauma Center
2007-current University of California, San Francisco ACNP Neurological Surgery
Julia Thompson Gallego, MS, NP
1001 Potrero Ave, Bldg. 1, Rm. 101, San Francisco, CA 94110