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Featured Videos

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Scarless Thyroidectomy: Excellent Clinical and Cosmetic Outcomes

Scarless Thyroidectomy: Excellent Clinical and Cosmetic Outcomes

A relatively new technique of endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy pioneered at UCSF leaves little to no trace at the skin level of the major operation performed underneath.

UCSF 2019 Heart & Vascular Symposium

UCSF 2019 Heart & Vascular Symposium

Excellence in heart and vascular services

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 ...

Adrenal Tumors and Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy (PRA): A Case Study

Adrenal Tumors and Posterior Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy (PRA): A Case Study

Sanziana Roman, MD, an endocrine surgeon, discusses a patient’s treatment for a tumor in the retroperitoneum, near the adrenal gland.

Featured Documents

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.

UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center

UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center

Our fellowship-trained laryngologists and speech-language pathologists are voice and swallowing specialists

2019-20 Referral Services Guide

2019-20 Referral Services Guide

UCSF Health is recognized throughout the world for innovative treatments, advanced technology, collaboration among clinicians and scientists, and a highly compassionate team of patient care providers.

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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....