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Comprehensive Stroke Center Earns Gold Recognition for Patient Care

December 10, 2015

When someone experiences a major stroke, almost two million nerve cells in the brain die each minute, emphasizing the need for rapid treatment. Stroke patients who receive life-saving interventions more quickly have a higher chance of recovery. A recent data analysis showed the Comprehensive Stroke Center at UC San Diego…

UC San Diego Health System Retains No. 1 Ranking

July 15, 2014

UC San Diego Health System remains among the nation’s best, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 issue of “America’s Best Hospitals,” released this week. The magazine’s widely cited findings again placed UC San Diego Health System first in the San Diego metropolitan area and fifth in California,…

High-Tech Surgical Suites Let Doctors Scan Patients without Either Leaving the Operating Room

November 28, 2018

High-tech surgical suites allow doctors to scan patients without either leaving the operating room.

UC San Diego Health Ranks #1 by U.S. News & World Report

August 2, 2016

Ranked No. 1 in San Diego, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals have been recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016-17. The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings distinguish hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging health…

UC San Diego Health System Designated U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center

June 19, 2014

…including orthopedics and sports medicine, primary care, cardiovascular care, neurosurgery, cancer care and physical therapy.

UC San Diego Health Scores an A for Safety and Quality from Leapfrog Group

April 17, 2017

The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that advocates quality, safety and transparency in the U.S. health care system, has named UC San Diego Health to its biannual list of hospitals with the highest safety standards in the country. UC San Diego Health hospitals in Hillcrest and La Jolla were among…

Biomarker Predicts Effectiveness of Brain Cancer Treatment

July 1, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a new biomarker that predicts whether glioblastoma – the most common form of primary brain cancer – will respond to chemotherapy. The findings are published in the July print issue of Oncotarget.

UC San Diego Health Awarded Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery

November 7, 2022

UC San Diego Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery by meeting or exceeding the highest level of national performance standards.

UC San Diego Health Ranks #1 by U.S. News & World Report

July 20, 2015

Once again, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals are ranked #1 in San Diego, and recognized among the best in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report for 2015-16. The annual U.S. News “Best Hospitals” rankings distinguish hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging health conditions.

Man Walks Again After Surgery to Reverse Muscle Paralysis

February 27, 2013

After four years of confinement to a wheelchair, Rick Constantine, 58, is now walking again after undergoing an unconventional surgery at University of California, San Diego Heath System to restore the use of his leg. Neurosurgeon Justin Brown, MD, performed the novel 3-hour procedure.

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