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UC San Diego Health now offers patients with epilepsy another non-pharmacological way to treat seizures. For the more than one million individuals who live with uncontrolled seizures despite taking me ...
UC San Diego Health has been selected by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of 561 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), ensuring as many as 10.5 million Medicare beneficiaries acr ...
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After a national search, Alexander Khalessi, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at UC San Diego Health and chief of the Division of Neurosurgery in the Department of Surgery at ...
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A lab at UC San Diego School of Medicine is currently investigating possible interventions to help prevent and treat hypoxic kidney injuries for kidney transplant patients.
A rare brain tumor inspires a patient to become part of the treatment team for those diagnosed with acoustic neuromas.
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The UC San Diego Health International Patient Program was recognized as the 2017 Medical Provider of the Year by the International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ). ITIJ recognizes leading hea ...
UC San Diego Health has expanded its treatment of rare brain tumors by launching a specialized program in the diagnosis and treatment of acoustic neuromas and complex skull base tumors. The new progra ...
When the health of a young cystic fibrosis patient worsened, she underwent a double lung transplant and, only a year and a half later, she was winning medals at the World Transplant Games Federation f ...
Scarless surgery is an option for patients at UC San Diego Health. Learn how some of the most commonly performed procedures can be performed through the mouth or other natural body openings.
More than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians represent 45 diverse spe ...
Two UC San Diego Health heart transplant patients recently had the unique opportunity to meet the families of their donors and are using the experience to shine a light on the importance of organ dona ...
UC San Diego Health has moved its electronic medical records (EMR) system to the cloud. The move to an Epic-hosted cloud environment is part of a long-term strategy to shift away from traditional data ...
UC San Diego Health has been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health systems by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, a publication of the American Hospital Association. The award recognizes hos ...
Learn how to navigate online chats rooms to benefit your health, whether you’re looking for medical facts or emotional support, as well as how to protect your privacy while getting the information you ...
How do hospital and health care ranking and assessment tools help consumers? We asked Chad VanDenBerg, Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer for UC San Diego Health to help clear up the confusion.
An Orange County resident is airlifted to UC San Diego Health in need of an emergency quadruple bypass surgery. Find out how technology and a multidisciplinary team saved his life when every second co ...
Monica and Michail recently reunited with the UC San Diego Health liver transplant team to express their gratitude for the lifesaving care they received.
Patients with drug-refractory epilepsy have a new treatment option at UC San Diego Health. Instead of traditional surgery, patients may be eligible for a novel technique that allows surgeons to target ...
When Steve Larrabee fell 28 ft. from scaffolding, a friend below said he looked like Superman when he hit the dirt. Larrabee suffered a hand injury that has caused him pain ever since, but a spinal co ...
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are tumors that arise is the wall of the digestive tract, and most often occur in the stomach or small intestine. Though more common in later in life, GISTs can ...