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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.

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 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.

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 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.

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…

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 is Region’s First to Use Augmented Reality in Spine Surgery

April 29, 2021

Augmented reality headsets give UC San Diego Health spine surgeons “x-ray vision” during procedures for accurate and personalized implant placement, while keeping their eyes on their patients.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UC San Diego Health Nationally

August 14, 2018

UC San Diego Health and its medical and surgical specialties have again been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 2018-19. Each year, U.S. News & World Report analyzes and reviews hospitals performance in a clinical specialties, procedures and conditions for its “Best Hospital” rankings. These rankings distinguish…

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