surgery

I’m having hand surgery next year to help with carpal tunnel, and I’m not thrilled about having anesthesia. I’ve been reading about surgeons whose patients use virtual reality headsets to need less anesthesia. Does that really work?

By Ask the Doctors • December 2, 2022

‘It’s really health care delivery in its most pure form and its most simplistic form,’ says pediatric plastic surgeon Dr. Reza Jarrahy

By Sandy Cohen • November 30, 2022

I’m a 30-year-old man, and I play weekend volleyball. Last month, I jumped to spike the ball and heard a “pop.” There was a lot of pain; it felt like getting kicked in the calf. It was a torn Achilles tendon, and now I’m in a cast and on crutches. How else can this be treated? How long will it take to heal?

By Ask the Doctors • November 14, 2022

A lab test could represent an easier way to monitor breast implant safety

By uclahealth • September 7, 2022

Connected at the skull, the twins were surgically separated at UCLA in 2002.

By Sandy Cohen • August 2, 2022

‘It was an incredible span and an incredible career. I couldn’t be happier,’ says UCLA’s Ronald W. Busuttil

By uclahealth • July 27, 2022

3D model of heart helped doctors prepare for intricate procedure

By uclahealth • April 6, 2022

'We need to keep pushing to give every kid the best care,' says the pediatric orthopaedic trauma surgeon.

By uclahealth • February 3, 2022

George Happe used his transplant experience to support other recipients.

By uclahealth • February 1, 2022

The Surgical Preparedness Program at UCLA Health eases anxiety and improves outcomes for children with cerebral palsy

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • August 30, 2021