Recent Highlights from UC San Diego Health

Cynthia Zamora and Liza Blumenfeld

The Voice of Resilience

​After months without speaking, Cynthia Zamora is now able to eat, talk and walk again. Surgeons had removed a tumor in her tongue and reconstructed it using tissue from her thigh muscle.

Senior Couple

Is It Time for Your Medicare Annual Wellness Visit?

Get the most out of your Medicare preventive services by scheduling an annual wellness visit.

John Lozick and his rescuers

A Wild Ride for a Lucky Patient

John Lozick, 25, collapsed on his bicycle right in front of two emergency physicians, whose rapid response led to successful cardiac treatment and recovery at UC San Diego Health.

Image of a mother and her baby

Exceeding Standards in Maternity Care

​We are proud to have one of the lowest cesarean section rate​s and the highest rate of vaginal birth after C-section in San Diego County. Learn more​.

Urgent and Express Care: Save Your Spot Online

​See estimated wait times and reserve your space in line before leaving your home or office. This service is now available at Urgent Care in La Jolla and our new Express Care clinic in downtown San Diego.

Person with brace on lower leg

Same-Day Care for Urgent Orthopedic Injuries