Top US News & World Report Rankings
US News & World Report ranks UCLA GI Surgery #4 in the country along with Gastroenterology.
June 1st, 2023 - The Braless Years: How the Pandemic Changed How We Wear Underwear for Good - ELLE Expert commentary from Dr. Deanna Attai, associate clinical professor of surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.
May 8th, 2023 - Veterans Affairs Healthcare is as Good as Non-VA care for Many Operations - American College of Surgeons. Coverage of review led by Dr. Mariah B. Blegen, fellow in the Department of Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine of UCLA. Learn more here.
May 3rd, 2023 - Maria Menounos Reveals She Survived Pancreatic Cancer. People mentions Dr. Timothy Donahue, Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology and member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, as part of the Menounos's care team.
April 18th, 2023 - 13 Years After Bariatrics Surgery, a 27-year Old Says it Changed Her Life. NPR highlights expert commentary from Dr. Edward Livingston, health sciences clinical professor of surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
March 8th, 2023 - The Hirshberg Foundation Builds a Community of Support for Those Affected by Pancreatic Cancer. UCLA Health Newsroom highlights the Hirshberg Foundation’s efforts to build a community of support for those affected by pancreatic cancer, along with the Agi Hirshberg Center for Pancreatic Diseases and the Hirshberg Foundation's upcoming Symposium on Pancreatic Cancer on March 11th, 2023 at UCLA.
March 3rd, 2023 - Younger Adults are Being Diagnosed with Colon and Rectal Cancer. UCLA Health Newsroom shares that patient Brian Coyne, age 38, wasn't expecting the results he received from his first colonoscopy. This Northern California man, treated at UCLA Health for rectal cancer, is representative of a growing trend among young adults.
March 1, 2023 - A UCLA Study Shows, Senior Black Men are at Higher Risk After Surgery. “Our study has shed light on the fact that Black men experience a higher death rate after elective surgery than other subgroups of race and sex. Further research is needed to understand better the factors contributing to this observation, and to inform efforts to develop interventions that could effectively eliminate such disparity,” said Dr. Yusuke Tsugawa, the senior author of the study and associate professor of medicine at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. Study authors include Dr. Mariah Blegen and Dr. Melinda Gibbons from the UCLA Department of Surgery. CNN reported on the study.
January 27th, 2023 - UCLA Scientists receive $6.9 million in CIRM grants to develop novel stem-cell based therapies. Dr. Gerald Lipshutz, professor-in-residence of surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, received a Quest Award. Learn more.
November 22, 2022 - UCLA Surgery faculty interviewed by CNN. Dr. Clifford Ko and Dr. Marcia Russell were featured in a CNN article about how research helps seniors make informed decisions about risks and benefits of major surgery.
October 10th, 2022 - Ongoing Maintenance Requirments for Silicone Breast Implants. Dr. Andrew Da Lio and Dr. Michael DeLong share up-to-date information amid concerns about related health problems women with silicone breast implants should be aware of.
July 25, 2022 – U.S. News & World Report rankings released. UCLA Health hospitals rank in Top 5 in the nation and US News & World Report ranks UCLA GI Surgery #3 in the country along with Gastroenterology.