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Pediatric COVID-19: Epidemiology, Transmission, Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis

Pediatric COVID-19: Epidemiology, Transmission, Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis

UCSF pediatric infectious disease specialist, Prachi Singh, DO, provides an update on COVID-19 in California, followed by a briefing on what’s currently known about SARS-Co-V-2 in kids. Know the signs that may look like other diseases, ...

Cardiovascular Considerations in COVID-19

Cardiovascular Considerations in COVID-19

In this April 2020 presentation, UCSF cardiologist, Nisha Parikh, MD, presents data and observations underlying current UCSF guidelines for managing cardiovascular risks and complications in COVID-19 patients.

Complex Spine Surgery: Secrets of Successful Closure

Complex Spine Surgery: Secrets of Successful Closure

Dr. Scott Hansen discusses techniques, options and strategies to stabilize soft tissues and prevent post-op wound complications, even in the most challenging cases.

Clinical UCSF mNGS Assay for Diagnosis of Neurological Infections

Clinical UCSF mNGS Assay for Diagnosis of Neurological Infections

Despite extensive conventional testing, acute neurological illness in hospitalized patients is difficult to diagnose. Charles Chiu, MD, PhD, discusses an mNGS test that identifies pathogens causing neurological infections from cerebrospinal ...

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UCSF Takes Steps to Stop COVID-19 Spread, Ensure Patient Safety

UCSF Takes Steps to Stop COVID-19 Spread, Ensure Patient Safety

In an interview with OncLive, Thomas Martin, MD, discussed the potential impact of COVID-19 on patients and the protocols UCSF has put into place to safeguard patients and providers, and provided guidance on the ways patients can protect themselves.

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.

As Mysterious Coronavirus Spreads, An Infectious Disease Expert Explains What You Should Know

As Mysterious Coronavirus Spreads, An Infectious Disease Expert Explains What You Should Know

A new coronavirus, related to the SARS and MERS diseases that have caused epidemics, has been discovered in China and started to spread.

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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....