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Becker's Orthopedic Review

​​Features Sonya Ahmed, MD

Medical News Today

​Features Victor Pretorius, MBchB, and Eric Adler, MD


​Features Victor Pretorius, MBchB and Eric Adler, MD

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 ...
Healthcare Finance

​Features Patty Maysent, interim CEO

Bloomberg Business

​Features Patty Maysent, interim CEO

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 ...
San Diego Magazine

​Features Jessica Kingston, MD, Mark Greenberg, MD, and Stuart Jamieson, MB

San Diego Magazine

​Features Anne Wallace, MD

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 ...
San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

​Features Brendan Kremer, CAO

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 ...
The Medical News

​Features Santiago Horgan, MD

La Jolla Light

​Authored by Scott Lippman, MD, and features Christopher Kane, MD, Karim Kader, MD, PhD, J. Kellogg Parsons, MD, Anders D ...

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 ...
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 ...
UC San Diego Health and AccentCare have created a jointly owned home health services agency to serve UC San Diego Health patients in San Diego and surrounding communities.
Using clinical data collected over the past decade through a U.S. cancer registry, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine demonstrated that significant strides have ...
Each year, more than 10 million Americans seek medical attention, often in emergency situations, for symptoms of intestinal blockages. Researchers at the University California, San Diego School of Med ...
UC San Diego Health System and the City of El Centro have entered into a long-term management services agreement on behalf of El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC), the city-owned hospital, with t ...
By age 60, more than 50 percent of men in the United States suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a condition that leads to annoying changes in urinary flow. While medical therapy is usually ...
UC San Diego School of Medicine was today named one of the nation’s top residency training programs in 10 specialties by Doximity. The Doximity report included more than 50,000 peer nominations from b ...
A team of scientists and physicians from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with counterparts at University of California, Los Angeles, describe a novel imaging technique that ...
Thomas Savides, MD has been named as the first Chief Experience Officer at UC San Diego Health System. In the newly created role, Savides will be responsible for the strategy, leadership and implement ...
UC San Diego Health System and Imperial Valley Family Care Medical Group announce a comprehensive affiliation that will enhance multi-specialty health care services available to patients in the Imperi ...