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Department of Surgery News

Pancreatic Cancer Consortium Meets at UC San Diego
February 15, 2018


Jason Sicklick Receives James IV Traveling Fellowship
January 24, 2018


In Memoriam: Dr. Michael Peter Kaye
January 26, 2018


Bringing Better Health Care to El Centro
January 22, 2018


Training Bystanders to Stop the Bleeding
January 19, 2018 


Being a Surgeon: It’s (Still) Not the Same for Men and Women
December 12, 2017


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

2/21/2018
The Medical News

​Features Jerry Shih, MD, and Sharona Ben-Haim, MD

2/20/2018
UC San Diego Health now offers patients with epilepsy another non-pharmacological way to treat seizures. For the more than one million individuals who live with uncontrolled seizures despite taking me ...
2/6/2018
UC San Diego Health has been selected by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of 561 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), ensuring as many as 10.5 million Medicare beneficiaries acr ...
2/5/2018
The Atlantic

​Features Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD, and William Sandborn, MD

1/31/2018
La Jolla Light

​Authored by Scott Lippman, MD, and features Sandip Patel, MD, Jason Sicklick, MD, Razelle Kurzrock, MD, and Ezra Cohen, ...

1/30/2018
San Diego Business Journal

​Features William Perry, PhD

1/29/2018
Becker's Spine Review

​Features Alexander Khalessi, MD, and Patty Maysent, CEO

1/29/2018
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Jay Doucet, MD

1/24/2018
After a national search, Alexander Khalessi, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at UC San Diego Health and chief of the Division of Neurosurgery in the Department of Surgery at ...
1/22/2018
Publicnow

​Features Catherine Robertson, MD, and Steven Garfin, MD

11/20/2017
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 ...
11/15/2017
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 ...
9/22/2017
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 ...
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 ...