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Resources from leading medical experts from UCSF Medical Center

Featured Videos

Featured Videos

UCSF Vascular Neurosurgery: Tale of Two Practices

UCSF Vascular Neurosurgery: Tale of Two Practices

A neurosurgeon uses images from 25 cases to explain and illustrate how he chooses between open surgery and endovascular options for treating vascular disorders in the brain, minimizes complications, and makes treatment as safe and effective as possible.

Personalized Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer at UCSF

Personalized Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer at UCSF

Follow the journey of a UCSF patient with early-stage, high-risk lung cancer, from history to treatment and prognosis, including how surgeons chose to do a robotic assisted VATS lobectomy and an analysis of how well chemo is likely to work for her.

Awake Spinal Surgery Treatment Options

Awake Spinal Surgery Treatment Options

Praveen Mummaneni, MD, provides an overview of lumbar spondylolisthesis, the advantages and disadvantages of fusion and non-fusion treatment, and outcome data for specific populations, including female, elderly and obese patients.

Mammography 101

Mammography 101

Bonnie Joe, MD explains the differences between screening and diagnostic mammography, shows evidence for screening, answers common questions about radiation risk and false positives and discusses digital breast tomosynthesis, also known as 3D mammography.

Featured Documents

UCSF Liver Transplant Program

UCSF Liver Transplant Program

With high patient volumes and outstanding survival rates, UCSF Health is a leader in liver transplantation

Minimally Invasive and Robotic Thoracic Surgery

Minimally Invasive and Robotic Thoracic Surgery

UCSF Health offers a robotic thoracic surgery program specializing in treating thoracic disease.

UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center

UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center

Our fellowship-trained laryngologists and speech-language pathologists are voice and swallowing specialists

Awake Spine Surgery

Awake Spine Surgery

Shorter surgeries result in decreased lengths of stay, faster recovery times and less reliance on narcotics

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Patrick Ha, MD

Patrick Ha, MD

Chief, Division of Head and Neck Oncologic SurgeryDr. Patrick Ha is Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at UCSF Medical Center as well as the Irwin Mark Jacobs clinical expertise covers the full breadth of head and neck surgery...

Nina Shah, MD

Nina Shah, MD

Hematologist OncologistDr. Nina Shah is a hematologist who specializes in the treatment of multiple myeloma, a type of cancer affecting the blood marrow. She treats patients at the Hematology and Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinic. Shah's areas of professional interest...

Dean Chou, MD

Dean Chou, MD

NeurosurgeonDr. Dean Chou, a neurosurgeon, specializes in complex spine surgery. He treats spinal deformities such as scoliosis, kyphosis, kyphoscoliosis and flatback syndrome.

Theodore Abraham, MD

Theodore Abraham, MD

Director, UCSF Adult Cardiac Echocardiography LaboratoryTheodore Abraham, MD, is a cardiologist who treats adults with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a condition that causes heart muscle to thicken...