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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 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…

Genetic Test May Reduce Need for Repeat Biopsy for Prostate Cancer

July 17, 2012

Dr. Karim Kader, associate clinical professor at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, together with a team of researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, have developed a genetic test to predict a man’s risk for prostate cancer. Use of the test could reduce the need for repeat…

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.

UC San Diego Physician, Alumni Partner to Provide Prosthetic Limbs for Ukrainian Amputees

September 15, 2022

…of the Department of Urology at UC San Diego Health. The funds raised for Mission 100 will go towards building 10 more custom 3D printers, buying materials for the prosthetic limbs and hiring additional staff to help build the prostheses. LIMBER will revolutionize access to prostheses for amputees, said Diana…

Topping the Medical Charts

September 23, 2019

More than 120 UC San Diego Health physicians have been named “Top Docs” in the 2019 San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey, an annual opportunity for doctors across the region to vote for much-admired colleagues.

Unfruitful: Eating More Produce Will Not Cure, Stop Prostate Cancer

January 14, 2020

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that patients with prostate cancer assigned to eat seven or more servings of vegetables and fruits daily saw no extra protection from the increased consumption of micronutrients, running contrary to current thought.

New Treatment Option Available for Men Suffering from Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

July 9, 2018

Physicians at UC San Diego Health are now offering prostate artery embolization as a new treatment option for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia, or an enlarged prostate. The minimally invasive procedure is an alternative to surgery, with no hospital stay, little operative pain and lower cost.

What’s Inside Your Medical Record?

June 6, 2018

Patients at UC San Diego Health can now read the medical notes signed by their primary care physician. This move toward transparency is part of an international trend to make patients feel more in control of their health care.

Alternative Approach Uses Sound Waves to Treat Prostate Cancer

February 24, 2022

UC San Diego Health is the first hospital system in San Diego County to employ high-intensity, focused ultrasound (HIFU) for minimally invasive prostate cancer treatment.

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