UC San Diego Health System

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Clinical Trial To Test Safety of Stem Cell-Derived Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes

UC San Diego is initial site for first-in-human testing of implanted cell therapy. Read more.
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Walking 3 Hours After Hip Replacement Surgery

People affected by severe arthritis in their hips and knees talk about their joint replacement experience.

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UC San Diego Health System is San Diego's only academic health system and is comprised of hospitals in San Diego, including UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest, and UC San Diego Thornton Hospital, Moores Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and Jacobs Medical Center (opening in 2016) in La Jolla. UC San Diego Health System provides health care and medical services in a large number of specialties, including primary care, cardiovascular, cancer, women health and prenatal care, minimally invasive surgery, organ transplantation, orthopedics and weight-loss surgery. Our dedicated San Diego doctors, San Diego surgeons, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, technicians and countless others provide compassionate, patient-centered care every day to patients from around the corner and around the world. Learn more about our services or find a doctor in San Diego at one of our San Diego hospitals. View our locations or find addresses and phone numbers or contact us.