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Lasers, heat maps, fluorescence and real-time imaging help guide surgeons who are developing new ways to enhance precision brain surgery.

Lasers, heat maps, fluorescence and real-time imaging help guide surgeons who are developing new ways to enhance precision brain surgery.

Surgeon Irene Wapnir and her colleagues developed a new technique for creating biological breast implants for women who have undergone a mastectomy.

Surgeon Irene Wapnir and her colleagues developed a new technique for creating biological breast implants for women who have undergone a mastectomy.

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After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young has emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. In the conclusion of this two-part series, he shares how he is doing now.

After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young has emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. In the conclusion of this two-part series, he shares how he is doing now.

After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young undergoes emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. But that's only the beginning of his journey to recovery.

After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young undergoes emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. But that's only the beginning of his journey to recovery.

Stanford researchers discover a gel that, when applied to animal hearts, vastly reduces the formation of adhesions, scar tissue that cause complications.

Stanford researchers discover a gel that, when applied to animal hearts, vastly reduces the formation of adhesions, scar tissue that cause complications.

10-year-old Mathias Dizon fulfilled a promise to sing the national anthem at the Stanford Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial Center's annual patient and family picnic.

10-year-old Mathias Dizon fulfilled a promise to sing the national anthem at the Stanford Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial Center's annual patient and family picnic.

A thyroid cancer patient has neck surgery that leaves no scar, in a new procedure and a first for Stanford surgeons.

A thyroid cancer patient has neck surgery that leaves no scar, in a new procedure and a first for Stanford surgeons.

This In the Spotlight Q&A features Andrea Kossler, a Stanford oculoplastic surgeon who enjoys learning new skills and has two young daughters.

This In the Spotlight Q&A features Andrea Kossler, a Stanford oculoplastic surgeon who enjoys learning new skills and has two young daughters.

Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.

Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.

Auriel August, a resident in surgery, shares her story about why she decided to become a surgeon and her experience at Stanford.

Auriel August, a resident in surgery, shares her story about why she decided to become a surgeon and her experience at Stanford.

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Women scheduled for C-sections know the levels of pain relief they'll need, and are happier with their experience if given a choice.

Women scheduled for C-sections know the levels of pain relief they'll need, and are happier with their experience if given a choice.

Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.

Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.

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A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

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