Patient Resources


To speak with someone about minimally invasive surgery, including robot-assisted surgery, call 800-926-8273. 

bullet Research & Clinical Trials

Minimally invasive surgeons at UC San Diego Health System are dedicated to improving treatments, technologies and procedures across many surgical fields.

bullet UC San Diego Health and Medicine Television

Award winning UCSD-TV features a variety programs on minimally invasive and robotic surgery. These programs are free to watch online, and available for download or by podcast.

bullet MyUCSDChart Online Health Connection

Use MyUCSDChart to request an appointment and prescription renewals, review health history and send a secure message to your colorectal surgeon.

bullet Sample Surgical Consultations

Read hypothetical conversations between patients and doctors regarding minimally invasive surgical treatment for various conditions.