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Featured Videos

Featured Videos

Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Caring for a Common and Disabling Condition

Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Caring for a Common and Disabling Condition

Proper classification and appropriate treatment of CVI will relieve pain and improve quality of life. Interventional radiologist Alexander Lam, MD, presents current guidelines and therapeutic options.

Pediatric COVID: How to Manage Families and Severe Cases

Pediatric COVID: How to Manage Families and Severe Cases

In this video, two of UCSF’s pediatric infectious disease specialists provide an important update. Find out when to suspect MIS-C, a serious syndrome that can affect a child’s heart, and which treatments help. Then learn how to guide families ...

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.

Asthma Update: 2020 Treatment Guidelines Plus COVID-Appropriate Strategies

Asthma Update: 2020 Treatment Guidelines Plus COVID-Appropriate Strategies

Allergist and immunologist Monica Tang, MD, presents the latest on this common condition, from key diagnostic factors and therapeutic choices to which patients should be seen in person during the pandemic. She also gives a glimpse of asthma ...

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....