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UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report
San Diego Health is ranked first in San Diego and sixth in California,
placing it among the nation's best hospitals, according to the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report .
The annual rankings are designed to assist patients and their doctors
in making informed decisions about where to receive care for a variety
of health conditions, common elective procedures and complex surgeries. Neurology and Neurosurgery are delighted to be the top 25 (#22) in the nation.
High-Tech Surgical Suites Let Doctors Scan Patients Without Either Leaving the Operating Room
Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla resides the
only intra-operative magnetic resonance imaging surgical suites in
Southern California — a high-tech hybrid that gives surgeons access to
advanced MRI technology during procedures.
Dr. Sharona Ben-Haim Performs First-In-Kind Procedure to Treat Refractory Epilepsy
the aid of new upgraded technology in the Jacobs Medical Center
Neurosurgery suites, UC San Diego Neurosurgeon Sharona Ben-Haim, MD,
recently was able to perform what is thought to be a first-in-kind
procedure on a patient suffering from refractory epilepsy, a type of
epilepsy that can't be treated with medication.
UC San Diego Health Second Opinion Program Giving Patients New Hope
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — When faced with a hopeless medical diagnosis, a second opinion could save a person's life. Doctors at UC San Diego Health hope to make getting a second opinion easier and more affordable through their new Neurosurgery Second-Opinion Program.