News in 2012

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Dr. Ke-Qin Hu provides help for those with liver diseases

Ke-Qin Hu, MD, Director, Hepatology Services
December 01, 2012
Ke-Qin Hu, MD, is director of Hepatology Services at the H. H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center. Board certified in internal...

A healthy plan for lowering diabetes risk

Pediatrician with patient
December 01, 2012
Healthier cafeteria choices, longer and more intense periods of physical activity and robust in-school education programs can lower rates of...

Breast reconstructive surgery using your own tissue

December 01, 2012
Mastectomy, the removal of all or part of the breast, can be necessary in the treatment of cancer. After mastectomy, many women choose...

Dr. Tasheen Mozaffar is a nationally recognized expert in ALS and neuromuscular disorders

Tahseen Mozaffar, MD, Neurologist
December 01, 2012
Tahseen Mozaffar, MD, is director of the MDA ALS Neuromuscular Center at UC Irvine Medical Center. As a nationally recognized expert in his...

Dr. John G. Lee is an expert in diagnosis and treatment of pancreas and biliary tract disorders

John G. Lee, MD, Interventional Gastroenterologist
December 01, 2012
John G. Lee, MD, is director of Pancreaticobiliary Services at the H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center. He is an expert in diagnosis...

Dr. Naghmeh S. Saberi is an expert in minimally invasive treatments for gynecological conditions

Naghmeh S. Saberi, MD, Obstetrician/Gynecologist
December 01, 2012
Surgery without large, open incisions is a proven advancement offered at UC Irvine, where women may have many treatment options when they face...

Surviving esophageal cancer

Wayne Treichel, Patient
December 01, 2012
Wayne Treichel was 62 when his wife convinced him to get an endoscopy and colonoscopy. He didn’t have any symptoms or pain, and was in good...

Preventing a heart attack

Shaista Malik, MD, Cardiologist and director of UC Irvine Healthcare’s Preventive Cardiology Program
December 01, 2012
The facts are alarming: Almost 50 percent of people who die suddenly from a heart attack had no prior symptoms. Many others with serious...

Teen's depression helped by the UC Irvine Health Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program

Bailey Prince, Patient
December 01, 2012
Fifteen-year-old Bailey Prince had been battling ongoing depression since the sixth grade. Medications were not helping and, after seeing several...

Dr. John A. Butler focuses on developing new medical and surgical treatments for breast cancer

Dr. John A. Butler, Surgical Director of the Breast Health Center
December 01, 2012
Dr. John A. Butler, surgical director of the Breast Health Center at UC Irvine Medical Center, attends patients at the Chao Family Comprehensive...