Message from the Chair

Wolfgang H. Dillmann, MD
Helen M. Ranney Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of Medicine

Dr. Wolfgang DillmannWelcome to the Department of Medicine at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

Since our inception, we have earned the respect of our peers for our leadership in research, our excellence in clinical care, and our innovations in medical education.

In this challenging era for academic medicine, we continue to break new ground in all three areas.

As we go forward, these are some of our specific endeavors.

I invite you to use our Web site to learn more about us. For additional information, please contact us.

Our Mission


To deliver the most advanced and compassionate clinical care to our patients.


To train the physician leaders of tomorrow in clinical medicine and translational biomedical research.

Dr. Kumar Sharma

To establish new insights into the scientific underpinnings of human health and disease.

General Mailing Address

Department of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive # 0671
La Jolla, CA 92093-0671