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Index of Spotlights

Dr. Ninh T. Nguyen, interim chair, Department of Surgery

Message from the interim Department Chair

UC Irvine's Department of Surgery is a multi-specialty group of highly skilled surgeons that provides a team approach to evaluate and manage our patients' surgical conditions.

UC Irvine patient Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin savors life after treatment for ulcerative colitis

Young psychologist beats ulcerative colitis with the help of UC Irvine's world-class digestive disease specialists.

Steven Mills, MD, with assistant and patient

Fighting colorectal cancer

New techniques in minimally invasive surgery for rectal cancer reduces blood loss and pain, and makes for quicker recovery.

Little boy wearing fireman's helmet

Summer camp for burn survivors

Each year, the UC Irvine Regional Burn Center sends as many as a dozen young patients to a summer camp for burn survivors.