News in 2012

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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...

When to seek help for voice problems

December 01, 2012
The act of speaking involves a complex chain of events. It begins when air from the lungs travels through the trachea into the larynx (voice box)....

Dr. Ignatius Ou takes aim at lung cancer

Dr. Ignatius Ou takes aim at lung cancer
December 01, 2012
Each year, lung cancer kills nearly 160,000 Americans, more than breast, colorectal, pancreatic and prostate cancers combined. Its incidence rate...

Missionary work fueled Dr. Kenneth Chang's passion to treat digestive diseases

Kenneth Chang, MD, Gastrointestinal oncologist
December 01, 2012
Dr. Kenneth J. Chang has built one of the nation's finest digestive disease centers for UC Irvine Health with a drive and passion inspired by...

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...

Ken Mitchell, pancreatic and kidney transplant patient

December 01, 2012
When Ken Mitchell first met UC Irvine Health transplant surgeon Dr. Clarence Foster, he was a diabetic in kidney failure. Mitchell, a 42-year-old...

Dr. Dawn Lombardo developed program to help patients with moderate to severe heart failure

Dawn M. Lombardo, DO, Cardiologist
December 01, 2012
Dr. Dawn Lombardo joined UC Irvine Medical Center to initiate its Heart Failure Program. She developed the program and assembled a dedicated and...

Epilepsy program offers new hope for patients to be seizure-free

Jack J. Lin, MD, Epilepsy Specialist
December 01, 2012
For epilepsy specialist Jack J. Lin, MD, patient cases don’t come much more rewarding than Thomas Phelan’s. The Irvine boy’s...

Tafi Bandelin, gastric banding patient

Tafi Bandelin before and after
December 01, 2012
Two years after her 70-pound weight loss, Tafi Bandelin attributes her new life to the gastric banding procedure she underwent at UC Irvine. At 60...

Dr. Emily Dow, a doctor dedicated to serving her community

Dr. Emily Dow
December 01, 2012
Ask Dr. Emily Dow why she decided to practice medicine, and the answer might surprise you. Twenty years ago, she was teaching English as a Second...