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Features Kristin Mekeel, MD
Features Olivia Potok, MD
UC San Diego Health is ranked first in San Diego and sixth in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report. Eight common procedures and ...
UC San Diego Health has enrolled its first patient to evaluate a hand-held technology to fragment kidney stones. The clinical trial will assess the safety and effectiveness of breaking up kidney stone ...
UC San Diego Health performed an autotransplant on a patient with only one kidney and nutcracker syndrome, where a renal vein becomes compressed by two arteries. The affected kidney was placed in the ...
Yahir Santiago-Lastra, MD, a urologist trained in neuro-urology and pelvic reconstruction, explains why offering a transitional urology program can increase compliance with disease management and redu ...