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Resources from leading medical experts from UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

Featured Videos

Featured Videos

Head Shape

Head Shape

Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Sun and Nurse Practitioner Rebecca Silvers review what normal infant skull anatomy and biology looks like, and discuss the characteristic and causes of abnormal headshape.

COVID Fear and Heart Attacks: Addressing New Obstacles to Care

COVID Fear and Heart Attacks: Addressing New Obstacles to Care

COVID fear has worsened outcomes for the most dangerous type of heart attack. Interventional cardiologist Krishan Soni, MD, discusses how to respond to the new obstacles and reestablish safe, efficient pathways to lifesaving treatment.

Exome Sequencing

Exome Sequencing

Perinatologist and medical geneticist Mary Norton, discusses a genetic test called exome sequencing. With recent discoveries I'm genetics we can now test for many more genetic conditions.

Spinal Exams in the Brave New World of Telemedicine

Spinal Exams in the Brave New World of Telemedicine

The recently expanded use of telemedicine has revealed it to be an efficient tool for making assessments and getting patients appropriate care.

Featured Articles & Documents

Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Clinic

Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Clinic

UCSF is one of the few academic medical centers in the United States to offer islet auto-transplantation to minimize diabetes after total pancreatectomy.

Bariatric Surgery to Treat Morbid Obesity

Bariatric Surgery to Treat Morbid Obesity

The UCSF Bariatric Surgery Center's capabilities include providing bariatric procedures to obese patients with end-stage kidney or liver disease.

Lung Transplant Program

Lung Transplant Program

For eight consecutive years, the UCSF Lung Transplant Program has had significantly higher-than-expected post-surgery survival rates — the only program in the country with this record.

Neurohospitalist Service

Neurohospitalist Service

UCSF Medical Center is ranked #3 in the nation, Best in the West and #1 in California in neurology and neurosurgery.

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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

Insoo Suh, MD

Endocrine SurgeonDr. Insoo Suh specializes in diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands. His clinical interests include the application to endocrine surgery of minimally invasive techniques such as...

Charles Chiu, MD, PHD

Charles Chiu, MD, PHD

Professor, Laboratory MedicineDr. Chiu obtained an MD and PhD in biophysics from UCLA and subsequently completed an internal medicine residency, infectious diseases fellowship, and postdoctoral research at UCSF....