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Headache Update 2018 - Module 1

Headache Update 2018 - Module 1

Our headache expert summarizes, simplifies and lists on-screen the primary headaches defined by the International Classification of Headache Disorders, including migraine, tension-type, cluster, and exertional headache, and introduces three case studies.

Focused Transsylvian Approach for a Left Posterior Insular Cavernous Malformation: 3D Operative Video

Focused Transsylvian Approach for a Left Posterior Insular Cavernous Malformation: 3D Operative Video

Watch and hear narration for a complete resection of a left posterior insular cavernous malformation measuring 1.2 centimeters, using a focused transsylvian approach. You’ll see 3D pre- and postoperative images and hear about the patient’s outcome.

Salivary Gland Transfer for Head & Neck Cancer Patients

Salivary Gland Transfer for Head & Neck Cancer Patients

Discover the surprising way a simple surgery can vastly improve quality of life for head and neck cancer patients after radiation treatment. How? By moving the submandibular gland out of the way of the most intense radiation to prevent xerostomia.

Lumbar Spondylolisthesis Treatment Options

Lumbar Spondylolisthesis 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.

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Paul Garcia, MD

Paul Garcia, MD

Director of Clinical Epilepsy ServicesDr. Paul Garcia is a nationally recognized neurologist in the treatment of epilepsy and director of Clinical Epilepsy Services at UCSF Medical Center. His expertise covers a wide range of conditions and therapies, with a particular interest in treating...

Lee Tan, MD

Lee Tan, MD

NeurosurgeonDr. Lee Tan is a neurosurgeon specializing in both minimally invasive and traditional open surgical techniques for patients with various spinal disorders...

William Qubty, MD

William Qubty, MD

Pediatric Neurologist and Headache SpecialistDr. William Qubty is a pediatric neurologist and headache specialist at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at UCSF. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Health...

Lauren Ostling, MD

Lauren Ostling, MD

Co-Director, Neuroscience CenterDr. Lauren Ostling is a neurosurgeon and co-director of the Neuroscience Center at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Her clinical specialties include spasticity, tethered cords, brain tumors, hydrocephalus and neurotrauma...

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...

Heather Gibson Huddleston, MD

Heather Gibson Huddleston, MD

Fertility PhysicianDr. Heather Huddleston is an expert in reproductive endocrinology and fertility at the UCSF Center for Reproductive Health. She has a special interest in unexplained infertility, uterine disease and recurrent pregnancy loss. Huddleston is actively rese...