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10/22/2014
The New York Times
Features Mark Tuszynski, MD
10/20/2014
Becker's Hospital Review
Features UC San Diego Health System
10/20/2014
Becker's Spine Review
Features William Taylor, MD
10/13/2014
Becker's Spine Review
Features Joseph Ciacci, MD
10/1/2014
The Medical News
Features Paul Viviano, CEO
9/25/2014
The Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has been named a key site in a national, multi-institution, multi-year $41.6 million prog ...
8/27/2014
UC San Diego Health Experts
Should I take a daily aspirin to reduce my risk of heart attack? How do I help my elderly parents avoid falling? What is emotional eating? Our experts answer your health questions in this month’s Corn ...
7/14/2014
UC San Diego Health System ranks among the nation’s best, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 issue of "America’s Best Hospitals."
6/23/2014
SD News
Features Paul Viviano, CEO
6/19/2014
UC San Diego Health System has been designated an Official U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center, joining a national network of leading medical providers selected by the United States Olympic Committee ...
4/22/2014
Scott LaFee
Each year, millions of Americans visit their doctors with sports- or activity-related joint injuries, most commonly to the knee or shoulder. We ask Dr. Christopher Wahl to diagnose the current situati ...
2/19/2014
Technology News
Features Francis Gonzales, MD
2/18/2014
Each year, approximately 600,000 total knee replacement procedures are performed in the United States, a number that is expected to rise in the next decade as the population ages. UC San Diego Health ...
1/7/2014
Michelle Brubaker
Mesa High School team physician, David Bazzo, MD, with the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, has implemented an educational program to teach young athletes and their families about concuss ...
12/5/2013
Michelle Brubaker
Francis Gonzales, MD, with the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, traveled to Guatemala with a team of medical staff from across the nation to perform joint replacements on patients in need of critical ...
9/16/2013
Weight Watchers
Features Suraj Achar, MD
8/8/2013
Michelle Brubaker
Sonya Ahmed, MD, joins UC San Diego Health System as the new chief of the Foot and Ankle Division in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, bringing advanced treatment options and team collaborations t ...
6/14/2013
USA Today
Featuring Christopher Wahl, MD
5/1/2013
Scott LaFee
Simon Schenk, PhD, is an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and a core director at the National Skeletal Muscle Research Center sheds some light why we lose muscle mass as we age.
4/27/2013
U-T San Diego
Featuring Eric Edmonds, MD
4/23/2013
Michelle Brubaker
Nancy Kehoe spent most of nursing school in chronic pain with two severely arthritic hips. Her quality of life improved after receiving two anterior hip replacements at UC San Diego Health System.
4/22/2013
Everyday Health
Featuring Christopher Wahl, MD
4/11/2013
Everyday Health
Featuring Christopher Wahl, MD
3/28/2013
On Saturday, April 13 from 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., UC San Diego Health System is hosting an interactive conference in La Jolla, focused on women’s health. The event is free and open to the public. Fifte ...
3/14/2013
Michelle Brubaker
The Sports Medicine division at UC San Diego Health System recently founded the first program in the region dedicated to addressing the health and wellness needs of active women.
3/4/2013
Nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon Christopher Wahl, MD, has joined the University of California, San Diego Health System as the new chief of Sports Medicine. Recognized for his specialty in tr ...
2/26/2013
U-T San Diego
Featuring Christopher Wahl, MD
2/4/2013
University of California, San Diego Health System is one of only a few hospitals in the nation to offer computer-assisted navigation technology with the direct anterior hip replacement technique, pote ...
1/10/2013
Michelle Brubaker
Glen Horn is back to riding the waves after a mini-posterior hip replacement, performed by Scott Ball, MD at UC San Diego Health System.
11/13/2012
San Diego Union Tribune
Featuring Edward Edmonds, MD
11/6/2012
Michelle Brubaker
UC San Diego Health System’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery is proud to announce that Christopher Wahl, MD, has accepted the position as Chief of Sports Medicine and is now accepting patients at the ...
6/25/2012
The San Diego Union Tribune
Featuring Eric Edmonds, MD

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