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Susan Bukata, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

May 6, 2021

Bukata is only the fourth woman in the U.S. to lead a health system’s orthopedic surgery department.

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.

New Sports Medicine Chief Blends New Techniques with Old School Philosophy

March 4, 2013

Nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon Dr. Christopher Wahl has joined the University of California, San Diego Health System as the new chief of Sports Medicine. Recognized for his specialty in treating complex, high-energy traumatic sports injuries, Wahl will further elevate UC San Diego Health System’s reputation for offering compassionate and innovative…

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

June 19, 2014

…provide comprehensive medical services to Team USA athletes, including orthopedics and sports medicine, primary care, cardiovascular care, neurosurgery, cancer care and physical therapy.

UC San Diego Health Named Official Health Care Provider of the San Diego Seals

January 9, 2019

As the San Diego Seals open their inaugural season, the professional box lacrosse team has selected UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, as its Official Health Care Provider.

Engineers Harness the Power of 3D Printing to Help Train Surgeons, Shorten Surgery Times

August 2, 2017

…of engineers and pediatric orthopedic surgeons are using 3D printing to help train surgeons and shorten surgeries for the most common hip disorder found in children ages 9 to 16. In a recent study, researchers showed that allowing surgeons to prep on a 3D-printed model of the patient’s hip joint…

UC San Diego Orthopedic Surgeon Named New President of International Society

April 26, 2012

Steven Garfin, MD, Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC San Diego Health System was named President of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) for 2012 to 2013.

New Sports Medicine Chief Catherine Robertson Personalizes Athlete Care at UC San Diego Health

January 18, 2018

…Medicine at UC San Diego Health. Robertson, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating injuries of the shoulder, knee and hip, will further enhance UC San Diego Health’s reputation for customizing innovative, evidenced-based care for all athletes — from the weekend warrior to elite, professional and Olympic athletes.

Study Identifies Medical Specialties Receiving Highest Payments from Manufacturers

January 4, 2016

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, passed under the Affordable Care Act, requires all pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report payments to physicians, including consulting fees, gifts, speaking fees, meals, travel and research grants. This information is searchable to the public on a database called Open Payments, managed by the…

UC San Diego Health Named Official Health Care Provider of the San Diego Padres

February 7, 2017

UC San Diego Health and the San Diego Padres reached an agreement on a multi-year partnership to become the Major League Baseball team’s Official Health Care Provider.

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