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Department of Surgery News


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

8/7/2017
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Patty Maysent, CEO

8/7/2017
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 ...
7/31/2017
Imperial Valley Press

​Features Bryan Clary, MD

7/18/2017
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features UC San Diego Health

7/17/2017
TechCrunch

​Features UC San Diego Health

7/12/2017
Anesthesiology News

​Features Mark Wallace, MD

7/10/2017
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 ...
6/5/2017
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Joseph Ciacci, MD

3/8/2017
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 ...
1/18/2017
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 ...
12/14/2016
Modern hospitals are designed to aid healing in every possible space, from operating rooms and recovery areas to cafeterias and lobbies. One way is through art, and the new Jacobs Medical Center at UC ...
12/6/2016
Patients at the newly opened Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health can be in command of their own experience by controlling room temperature, lighting, accessing their personal medical informat ...
11/30/2016
On November 4, 2016, surgeons at UC San Diego Health performed the region’s first combined heart-liver transplant (CHLT). During the 10-hour surgery, 54-year old Frank “Sonny” Taitano received a healt ...