Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.
The best way to predict which patients will suffer chronic pain after surgery is to ask them how they're feeling, Stanford researchers find.
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.
This In the Spotlight features Miquell Miller, a Bahamas native who is now a surgery resident at Stanford. In this Q&A, she discusses her work and life.
Stanford Medicine pediatric surgeon and innovator Tom Krummel discussed his career trajectory at a recent talk.
A new blood test measures the DNA fragments of lung transplant donors in the blood of recipients, in hopes of preventing organ rejection and saving lives.
Dean Lloyd Minor welcomed the neurosurgeon/author Henry Marsh to Stanford at a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk.
An interdisciplinary team of Stanford researchers have developed a implantable, biodegradable, wireless and battery-free blood flow sensor.
A Stanford surgeon, educator and inventor has worked to advance the science of touch.
Stanford Medicine hosted an office decorating contest to help share the holiday spirit for those who have to work between Christmas and New Year's.
Using AI, a team of Stanford researchers including an 18-year-old has developed a way to track and evaluate surgical skills.
Abdominal adhesions can have lasting, significant consequences. Now Stanford researchers have identified the cells responsible and a possible treatment.
Emergency surgery, compared to antibiotics, costs less and results in lower hospital readmission rates for appendicitis, a Stanford study finds.
Using CT scans to create estimates of heart volume is making it easier for cardiologists at Packard Children's Hospital to match kids to donor hearts.
A new Stanford strategy for kidney transplant wait-list management has been shown to help patients get into surgery faster.
When 12-year-old Lizneidy Serratos was airlifted to the Bay Area in early August, her heart was pumping so weakly that she could not walk or eat.