Awake brain surgery. Heart-lung transplants. Scarless appendectomies. Incisionless weight-loss surgery. UC San Diego Health's team of nationally recognized surgeons bring the most advanced care to patients every day.
We’re proud of the research breakthroughs we make in surgical medicine year after year because it means we are continually working to redefine the standard of care for our patients, our community and the world.
Our surgeons offer interdisciplinary expertise across all fields of medicine, including:
Advanced Surgical Facilities
UC San Diego Health's world-class surgical facilities include operating rooms at
UC San Diego Medical Center,
Moores Cancer Center and Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center. The
Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion is home to eight surgery suites for outpatient procedures.
Jacobs Medical Center
Jacobs Medical Center houses spaces dedicated to complex surgical procedures, including intraoperative MRI to remove tumors and lesions, heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for abdominal cancers, complex spine and joint reconstruction, and delicate microsurgery to restore voice and hearing.
Preparing for Your Surgery
Find out how to
prepare for your surgical procedure
, what to expect at your preoperative appointment and how we help speed up your recovery.
Research and Clinical Trials
Learn more about UC San Diego Health's leading edge
research and clinical trials that move surgical advances into practice.