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Bariatric surgery helps woman shed 100 pounds, gain confidence

May 22, 2015
More than 100 pounds lighter after bariatric surgery at UC Irvine Medical Center, Lizz Phillips no longer has to squeeze into an airplane seat and...

Police officer makes surprising recovery after stroke surgery

David Castenada and his wife, Denise, talk about his stroke recovery at UC Irvine Medical.
May 19, 2015
Police officer felled by stroke is given new life by UC Irvine Health neurovascular specialist who removed blood clots from his brain.

Vision — and hope — renewed

Renee Montague's sight was restored after surgery with Dr. Garg
April 17, 2015
Renee Montague had all but given up hope for recovering her vision after years enduring numerous invasive eye surgeries, a dozen sets of contact...

Kidney surgeries: A thing of the past?

April 13, 2015
David Pearl was told that the growth in his kidney was cancerous and he would need surgery right away — a biopsy would be too risky. He...

Fecal transplant helps man survive gut infection

April 02, 2015
Fecal transplant ends a UC Irvine Health patient's 10-month battle with Clostridium difficile infection of the intestines.

New primary care centers in Tustin and Orange

UC Irvine doctors in Tustin and Orange
March 05, 2015
Two UC Irvine Health primary care and specialty centers opened recently in Tustin and Orange, increasing Orange County residents' access to quality...

Living with inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease in young adults
March 05, 2015
More than 1.4 million Americans have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—the umbrella term for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

On the road to recovery

February 23, 2015
Ruben Barajas feared he’d be permanently paralyzed after a motorcycle accident in 2012. But today he’s back on his feet and working out...

Going the distance against brain cancer

William Norris, brain cancer patient.
February 23, 2015
A leading-edge neurosurgery and radiation treatment put William Norris, a lifelong runner, back on track.

Health screenings through the years

January 29, 2015
As you go through life, your health changes and so should your healthcare. Getting the right screenings and preventive services at the right time...