Department of Surgery News

2016/2017 Department of Surgery Annual Report
November 20, 2017

Team HIPEC: Expanding Use of Heated Intraperitoneal Chemoperfusion
November 16, 2017

Rare Chest Mass Managed by Oncoplastic Approach to Treatment and Reconstruction
November 17, 2017

Society of Clinical Surgery Meets at UC San Diego
November 15, 2017

Three Cheers for Nurse Practitioners
November 12, 2017

UC San Diego Health Researchers Help Launch Second Pancreas Cancer “Dream Team”
October 26, 2017

Q&A with Jeffrey Harris
October 25, 2017

UC San Diego Surgeons Present at ACS Clinical Congress, Host International Scholars
October 23, 2017

Ostomy Complications: Parastomal Pyoderma Gangrenosum
October 15, 2017

Center for the Future of Surgery Hosts Advancements in MIS: A Comprehensive Hands-On Symposium
September 29, 2017

Inhibition of NOTCH3 Cleavage Reverses Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Animal Models, UCSD Researchers Find
September 13, 2017

Surgical Safaris: Avoiding the Pitfalls—and Maximizing the Potentials—of International Surgical Missions
September 8, 2017

Q&A with Raul Coimbra
September 1, 2017

David Hoyt Returns to San Diego for ACS Clinical Congress
August 30, 2017

GIST Tumors Linked to NF1 Mutations, Genetic Testing Needed
August 18, 2017

Profile: Surgical Oncology Team
August 14, 2017

Rick Friedman and Marc Schwartz to Lead UC San Diego Acoustic Neuroma Center
August 11, 2017

Living Donor Liver Transplantation
August 10, 2017

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer: Work Done, Work Begun
August 7, 2017

Changes in Resident Duty Hours Spark Debate
August 1, 2017

Q&A With Mark Whitehead
July 25, 2017

UCSD's Lung Cancer Program Takes Off
July 14, 2017

New Faculty Hires and Promotions
July 1, 2017

Welcoming Our New Residents and Fellows
July 1, 2017

Q&A with Todd Costantini
June 29, 2017

Richard Kagan Reviews 45 Years of Pediatric Burn Care
June 21, 2017

Dalai Lama Tours Center for the Future of Surgery
June 16, 2017

John Lane Assumes Presidency of Vascular Surgery Society, Launches Clinical Challenges Series
June 14, 2017

Surgery Chair Launches Department E-Newsletter
June 14, 2017

Q&A with Sonia Ramamoorthy
June 12, 2017

Celebrating Our 2017 Graduating Residents and Fellows
June 1, 2017

UC San Diego Hosts Robotics Collaborative Annual Meeting
May 27, 2017

UC San Diego Surgeons Go Global Through Telemedicine
May 25, 2017

Are Surgeons Turning Their Backs on Research?
May 5, 2017

John Pang Manuscript on Chronic Opioid Use in Oral Cancer Surgical Patients named 2017 Best Resident Clinical Paper by American Head & Neck Society
May 1, 2017

Opening of Voice and Swallowing Center
April 24, 2017

Clinical Trial to Improve Early Identification of Mouth and Throat Cancer Kicks Off
April 21, 2017

Prestigious Pioneer Award to Stuart Jamieson
March 28, 2017

Jeanne Lee appointed Director, UC San Diego Regional Burn Center
March 20, 2017

UCSD Health News

The UC San Diego Health International Patient Program was recognized as the 2017 Medical Provider of the Year by the International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ). ITIJ recognizes leading hea ...
UC San Diego Health has expanded its treatment of rare brain tumors by launching a specialized program in the diagnosis and treatment of acoustic neuromas and complex skull base tumors. The new progra ...
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Eric Adler, MD, Paul Kim, MD, and Mark Greenberg, MD

San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Lawrence Friedman, MD


​Features Scott Lippman, MD, and Andrew Lowy, MD

Detroit News

​Features Jay Doucet, MD

Times of San Diego

​Features UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

San Diego Magazine

​Features Patty Maysent, CEO

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 represent 45 diverse spe ...
UC San Diego Health has moved its electronic medical records (EMR) system to the cloud. The move to an Epic-hosted cloud environment is part of a long-term strategy to shift away from traditional data ...
UC San Diego Health has been named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health systems by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, a publication of the American Hospital Association. The award recognizes hos ...
Patients with drug-refractory epilepsy have a new treatment option at UC San Diego Health. Instead of traditional surgery, patients may be eligible for a novel technique that allows surgeons to target ...
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are tumors that arise is the wall of the digestive tract, and most often occur in the stomach or small intestine. Though more common in later in life, GISTs can ...