Department of Surgery

Surgery

The Department of Surgery is dedicated to providing quality patient care and advanced educational programs, and to conducting innovative research that will advance the future of surgical practice. The department is comprised of 10 divisions and offers a prominent surgical residency program.

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New, High-Tech Surgical Suite Debuts at Keck Hospital

A high-tech operating room that will help improve patient care debuted at Keck Hospital of USC on April 24, making it one of three Southern California hospitals with such a room, often called a “hybrid OR.”

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User-Centered Design for mHealth: A Hands-On Seminar

12:00pm-2:00pm PT
University of Southern California, 920 West 37th Place, PRB Multi-Purpose Room, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Cellular Homeostasis Lecture Series

12:00pm-1:00pm PT
McKibben (MCH) Lecture Hall, Room 156

Life After Prostate Cancer Treatment

6:00pm-7:45pm PT
Catherine and Joseph Aresty Conference Center, Harlyne Norris Cancer Research Tower, 1441 Eastlake Ave., Lower Ground Room 500

Cellular Homeostasis Lecture Series

12:00pm-1:00pm PT
McKibben (MCH) Lecture Hall, Room 156

Southern California Implementation and Improvement Science Symposium

8:00am PT
California Endowment, 1000 N Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

A Presentation on the Growing Quantified Self Trend and Its Impact on Health and Wellness

12:00pm-2:00pm PT
University of Southern California, 920 West 37th Place, PRB Multi-Purpose Room, Los Angeles, CA 90089
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More News

  • Low sugar uptake in brain appears to exacerbate Alzheimer’s disease

    Scientists at USC’s Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute identify potential therapeutic target for the brain disease

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  • USC summit marks rebirth of biotech era in Los Angeles

    Los Angeles city and county policymakers and educational institutions laid the groundwork for the region’s biotechnology strategy at a summit on the USC Health Sciences Campus.

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  • USC summit marks rebirth of biotech era in Los Angeles

    Los Angeles city and county policymakers and educational institutions laid the groundwork for the region’s biotechnology strategy at a summit on the USC Health Sciences Campus.

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  • Ranibizumab reverses vision loss in working-age U.S. Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites suffering from diabetic eye disease

    The prescription drug may help reduce cases of blindness by 75 percent

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  • Keck Medicine of USC researchers find advantages to mindfulness meditation over sleep education for older adults

    Research indicates that focusing attention and awareness on the present moment without judgment or reacting to thoughts has positive effects not just on sleep but on daytime fatigue and depression.

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  • New target for prostate cancer treatment discovered by Keck Medicine of USC researchers

    Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) scientists have found a promising new therapeutic target for prostate cancer.

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  • Hearing experts break sound barrier for children born without hearing nerve

    Los Angeles research team studies brain plasticity, auditory brainstem implant safety in NIH-backed clinical trial

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