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UC San Diego Health System Listed among Nation’s Top Neurosurgery and Spine Programs

March 15, 2013

University of California, San Diego Health System has been named among “100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review, a news publication for hospital and health system leadership.

Region’s First Camp for Stroke Survivors and Caregivers at UC San Diego

January 22, 2015

On Jan. 23-25, more than 15 stroke survivors and their caregivers will go on a mini-vacation in La Jolla, CA, as part of a therapeutic retreat for those whose lives have been affected – sometimes turned upside down – by stroke. The 50s-themed stroke camp is being co-hosted by UC…

Alexander Khalessi Named President-Elect of Congress of Neurological Surgeons

October 12, 2022

Alexander A. Khalessi, MD, MBA, chair of neurosurgery at UC San Diego Health, has been chosen as 2023 president-elect of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Alexander Khalessi, MD, Named Chair of Neurosurgery Department at UC San Diego Health

January 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 University of California San Diego School of Medicine.

Neurosurgeons Evaluate Precision Laser Treatment Of Brain Tumors at UC San Diego Health

January 13, 2016

Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health have initiated a landmark, multi-center study to evaluate how the treatment of brain tumors using the NeuroBlate system, a minimally invasive, FDA-approved laser device, impacts the quality of life of patients.

Novel Technologies Advance Brain Surgery to Benefit Patients

July 24, 2014

In a milestone procedure, neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incision to remove deep-seated tumors. This is the first time this complex choreography of technologies has been brought…

New Radiation Therapy Delays Brain Cancer Regrowth, Protects Healthy Tissue

September 19, 2022

UC San Diego Health now offers a novel therapy option shown to extend the lifespan and improve quality of life for certain patients.

UC San Diego Health Receives Certification for Second Comprehensive Stroke Center

January 8, 2018

Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla recently received certification from the Joint Commission to be a Comprehensive Stroke Center. This certification is in addition to the existing accreditation at UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest. This expansion makes UC San Diego Health the only…

Finding Keys to Glioblastoma Therapeutic Resistance

August 25, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found one of the keys to why certain glioblastomas – the primary form of a deadly brain cancer – are resistant to drug therapy. The answer lies not in the DNA sequence of the tumor, but in its…

Improved Survival in Adult Patients with Low-Grade Brain Tumors

July 1, 2015

Using clinical data collected over the past decade through a U.S. cancer registry, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine demonstrated that significant strides have been made in improving the survival of adult patients with low-grade gliomas, a slow-growing yet deadly form of primary brain cancer.

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