A Stanford plastic surgeon discusses a little-known treatment for migraines: surgery that involves decompressing a nerve.
Researchers create a blood test to predict a patient's risk for surgical site complications, such as infection.
Lilly Lee's back was severely bent forward because of a spinal condition. Surgeon Serena Hu straightened it.
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have created a computer game to better educate medical students diagnosing patients during surgery.
During cardiac surgery, patients’ blood levels of a substance highly predictive of Alzheimer’s disease jumped more than 5-fold.
Wearing caps labeled with names and roles made it easier for everyone in the operating room to communicate during C-sections, a Stanford study found.
Graeme Rosenberg's illustrations, shared in classes he teaches and on social media, are resonating with fellow surgeons at Stanford and beyond.
Stanford researchers have several projects underway to improve imaging techniques, bracing treatment and surgeries for kids and teens with scoliosis.
During a stint in Ethiopia, Stanford surgical resident Jared Forrester worked on a surgical infection prevention plan for low- and middle-income countries.
Abdominal adhesions frequently occur after abdominal surgery. Stanford researchers prevented their formation in mice by blocking a molecular pathway.
Stanford pediatric surgeon Janey Pratt converted her dining room to a factory, in order to produce cloth masks to protect people from COVID-19 transmission.
Reece and Alister Sharp, daughters of Stanford neurosurgeon Odette Harris, co-authored a children's book to share their experience.
In a podcast interview, a Stanford Health Care physician leader discusses how the system is keeping patients safe as surgeries and other procedures resume.
College student Bea White writes about her pacemaker-implant surgery, and how her life has changed since having the procedure.
At 19, Bea White learned she needed a pacemaker to speed up her heart, which beat too slowly because of a condition called heart block.
A day in the life of Stephanie Chao, a Stanford pediatric surgeon, researcher and mother trying to live in the moment and balance the chaos.