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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
 
12/16/2014
Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System are the first in Southern California to implant a deep brain stimulator (DBS) in a patient with Parkinson’s disease using real-time 3-D magnetic resonance i ...
12/15/2014
Modern Healthcare
Features Thomas Savides, MD
12/9/2014
Becker's Hospital Review
Features Thomas Savides, MD, and Paul Viviano, CEO
12/8/2014
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 ...
12/3/2014
The Washington Times
Features UC San Diego School of Medicine
12/1/2014
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 ...
12/1/2014
Becker's Hospital Review
Features Paul Viviano, CEO
11/26/2014
San Diego Business Journal
Features Scott Lippman, MD, Ezra Cohen, MD, and Rafael Bejar, MD, PhD
11/20/2014
U-T San Diego
Features Paul Viviano, CEO
11/17/2014
San Diego Gay & Lesbian News
Features Chad Hutchinson, MSN, RN
10/30/2014
HealthDay
Features Jeffrey Goldberg, MD, PhD
10/20/2014
Becker's Spine Review
Features William Taylor, MD
10/20/2014
San Diego Business Journal
Features UC San Diego Health System
8/12/2014
Oncologists at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center are the first in San Diego to meld magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology with a traditional ultrasound prostate exam to create a three-dimensiona ...
8/11/2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have launched a clinical trial to investigate the safety of neural stem cell transplantation in patients with chronic spinal c ...
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 ...
7/9/2014
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 ...
7/2/2014
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 ...
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 ...