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Read press releases related to the Department of Surgery below. Read more groundbreaking achievements in the field of surgery in our Surgery Insider Newsletter
 
7/24/2014
Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incisi ...
7/14/2014
Urology Times
Features J. Kellogg Parsons, MD
7/10/2014
The Medical News
Features John Lane, MD, and David Chang, PhD, MPH
7/10/2014
HealthCanal
Features Mitul Patel, MD, and Victor Pretorius, MBchB
7/9/2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have documented the safety benefits of aortic stent grafts inserted during minimally invasive surgery to repair abdominal aort ...
7/9/2014
Experts at the UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) are now able to save patients from potentially fatal outcomes from blood clots, infected masses or foreign bodies from major cardiac b ...
7/8/2014
Reuters
Features J. Kellogg Parsons, MD
7/3/2014
Modern Healthcare
Features David Chang, PhD, MPH, and J. Kellogg Parsons, MD
7/2/2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of patient harm increased two-fold in 2006 – the peak year that teaching hospitals nationwide embrace ...
7/2/2014
e! Science News
Features Clark Chen, MD, PhD
6/13/2014
U-T San Diego
Features Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD
6/2/2014
KPBS
Features UC San Diego Health System
5/16/2014
A heat advisory is still in effect in San Diego County with temperatures rising to more than 100 degrees in some areas. During this extreme weather, with the possibility of significant smoke pollution ...
4/29/2014
Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored UC San Diego Health System with an “A” – its top grade in ...
3/11/2014
Three weeks after delivering her first child, Amanda began to suffer from extreme fatigue, headaches, a tight chest and stomach pain. An initial diagnosis of pneumonia changed for the worse: Amanda wa ...
2/24/2014
Using a novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided laser technology, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have successfully treated a malignant tumor deep inside a patient’s brain. This is t ...
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 ...
1/15/2014
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report a three-fold increase in the use of minimally invasive surgery across the nation for patients with pancreatic disease. Alt ...
1/8/2014
In October 2013, Louis Munoz donated one of his kidneys to William Lynch. The organ match would not have occurred without a bit of serendipity and a big love of football. Munoz and Lynch had been chil ...
12/20/2013
The interventional cardiology team led by Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, FACC, at UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) has successfully completed the first two robotically-assisted coronary angiop ...
12/19/2013
UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) has been featured in the latest Becker’s Hospital Review list of “100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.”
11/21/2013
Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System are using a new approach to visualize the brain’s delicate anatomy prior to surgery. The novel technique allows neurosurgeons to see the brain’s nerve conne ...
10/24/2013
The University of California, San Diego today celebrated the “topping out” of UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center, the largest hospital project in southern California. UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep ...