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

Featured Videos

Featured Videos

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Little Hole With Big Consequences

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Little Hole With Big Consequences

Specialists with the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center share the latest on prenatal techniques for detecting, evaluating and treating diaphragmatic hernias to optimize lung development and prevent deadly pulmonary hypertension. They also present ...

Neck Knowledge: Diagnostics and Care for Growths in Adults

Neck Knowledge: Diagnostics and Care for Growths in Adults

Dr. Patrick Ha, UCSF’s chief of head and neck surgical oncology, breaks down the neck’s complex anatomy and provides a case-based discussion of common growths – including developmental cysts, salivary gland disorders, thyroid masses and ...

Epilepsy Illuminated: How to Define, Diagnose and Distinguish Seizures

Epilepsy Illuminated: How to Define, Diagnose and Distinguish Seizures

Neurologist Manu Hegde, MD, PhD, guides primary care doctors through the steps to follow for a seizure-like event, from getting an accurate history and differentiating epilepsy from other possibilities to selecting tests and categorizing ...

Pediatric IBD Update: What Primary Care Doctors Need to Know

Pediatric IBD Update: What Primary Care Doctors Need to Know

Sabina Ali, MD, an expert in pediatric IBD, provides a short yet thorough rundown on this progressive disease, including very-early-onset IBD.

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.