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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
 
4/27/2016
Urologists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Genesis Healthcare Partners have tested a new model of care for patients with low-risk prostate cancer. The evidence-based appro ...
4/11/2016
92024 Magazine

​Features Amanda Gosman, MD

4/6/2016
CBS 8

​Features Dianne McKay, MD

4/5/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Sharon Ross, director, Lifesharing and Elia Smith, family services coordinator

4/5/2016
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have determined that certain gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are more deadly than previously reported in medical literatur ...
4/4/2016
C&EN

​Features Eric Ahrens, PhD, and Roger Tsien, PhD

4/1/2016
Medical Design Technology

​Features Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD

3/29/2016
ESPN

​Features Steven Garfin, MD

3/7/2016
KPBS

​Features Alan Hemming, MD

3/1/2016
Nationally, more than 15,000 patients are waiting for a liver transplant. Approximately 6,300 persons each year will receive a new liver; 1,400 die waiting. In California, one in four listed for liver ...
2/24/2016
Becker's Hospital Review

​Features UC San Diego Health

2/22/2016
The Fallbrook/Bonsall Village News

​Features Steven Howe, MD, and Eugene Golts, MD

1/21/2016
Patty Maysent has accepted the position as CEO of UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system. Her appointment was approved by the UC Board of Regents and will commence January 21, 2 ...
1/14/2016
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Samsara Sciences, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Organovo Holdings, Inc., have entered into an agreement focused on the de ...
1/13/2016
Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health have initiated a landmark, multi-center study to evaluate how the treatment of brain tumors using the NeuroBlate system, a minimally invasive, FDA-approved laser d ...
1/11/2016
UC San Diego Health and Sharp HealthCare have formed a joint program to enhance liver transplantation service¬¬s in San Diego by combining resources, collaborating on research and expanding specialize ...
12/16/2015
UC San Diego Health and the City of El Centro have entered the next phase of a comprehensive management services relationship with El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC). Under a new agreement, UC ...
12/10/2015
FDA-approved device fills stomach, deflates appetite
10/20/2015
A teenage girl faced with sudden rapid heart deterioration, a man in the prime years of his life suffering from debilitating heart failure and a former NFL athlete crippled by end-stage heart failure ...
10/14/2015
UC San Diego Health and Tri-City Healthcare District announced today that they have entered into an exclusive, long-term strategic affiliation designed to enhance the delivery of high quality health c ...
9/29/2015
The votes are in and 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 rep ...
9/25/2015
The third annual Breakfast with Champions is scheduled for Wednesday, September 30 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the La Jolla Country Club. The event, which is open to the public, features a presentation ...
9/21/2015
Approximately 20 million Americans will experience some type of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, in their lives. In some cases, patients suffer resulting heart burn or acid regurgitation so s ...
7/20/2015
Once again, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals are ranked #1 in San Diego, and recognized among the best in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report for 2015-16. The annual U.S. News “Best Hospitals ...