UCSF Medical Center is among the nation's premier hospitals for the 13th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.
January 07, 2014
Researchers have developed a new way to study bone disorders and bone growth, using stem cells from patients afflicted with a rare, genetic bone disease.
September 16, 2013
UCSF's fifth annual trauma summit, held at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, drew dozens of surgeons from developing countries who came to learn cutting-edge techniques.
July 23, 2013
At the age of 43, top fitness trainer Ashley Selman was an unlikely candidate for a total hip replacement. But after doing extensive research, she found the best course of treatment for her hip pain at UCSF.
January 28, 2013
A UCSF-led commentary is calling attention to a little-known regulatory loophole that allows unsafe and untested medical devices to reach the marketplace and harm patients.
January 18, 2013
Two heads are better than one, as the saying goes – and a new study by a duo at UCSF demonstrates how having two attending surgeons in the operating room during spinal surgeries can benefit patients in multiple ways.
November 27, 2012
Very high and very low levels of physical activity can both accelerate the degeneration of knee cartilage in middle-aged adults, according to a new study by UCSF researchers.
November 16, 2012
More than 60 amputee athletes recently participated in the first civilian training program of its kind designed to assist amputees in maximizing their physical potential through a broad range of resources offered by the UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
August 01, 2012
UCSF's PlaySafe program has provided free sports medicine care to Bay Area high school students since 2002. By combining cardiac evaluations with annual physicals, the program aims to reduce the risk of sudden athlete death.
July 31, 2012
Christina Allen, MD, a surgeon at the UCSF Orthopaedic Institute, has traveled the world as the physician for the US taekwondo team, but her latest assignment at the London Olympics is a dream come true for someone who grew up watching the games and excelling as an athlete.