News in 2012

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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 UCI 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 UCI 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...

Early and continued prenatal care can help prevent premature labor and complications

December 01, 2012
In a brief period of only 280 days, a baby can be conceived and born. During the first three weeks of pregnancy, the fetus grows from a...

Do I need a genetic counselor?

December 01, 2012
Meeting with a genetic counselor can be very helpful for pregnant patients with a family history of inherited disorders. But the best time to seek...

UCI Health opens a state-of-the-art pathology facility

Pathology Laboratory
December 01, 2012
It’s a place most UCI Health patients will never see — but it’s a critical component of their care. The new Laboratory Medicine...

Dr. Samuel Bederman brings new hope for patients with spinal deformities

Samuel Bederman, MD, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
December 01, 2012
As the son of a plastic surgeon, Dr. Samuel Bederman grew up surrounded by medicine. Now a surgeon himself, Bederman specializes in scoliosis and...

Dr. Ninh Nguyen is an expert in minimally invasive surgeries for the gastrointestinal tract

Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, Surgeon
December 01, 2012
Ninh T. Nguyen, MD, is a specialist in surgeries of the gastrointestinal tract. Nguyen is highly experienced in minimally invasive techniques....

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