Patient Care

After years of clinical testing, Oculogica has launched their newest medical device created by the Department of Neurosurgery’s Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD.

Since the hurricane, University of Minnesota Medical School health professionals have made several trips to the island to help provide aid to those affected.

An important part of our work as healthcare providers is bearing witness to social injustice and being allies. Allyship is more than sympathy; it means accompanying others in their struggle and helping open doors for them.

“It will be the most advanced surgical suite in the world,” said Dr. Chuck Dietz, Chair of the Department of Radiology.

In a perfect fit for the season of giving, Dr. Raja Kandaswamy, Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplants in our Department of Surgery, recently conducted a kidney transplant between two colleagues from PreferredOne.

Matt Beal couldn’t wrap his head around it. Just days ago, he and his family were on a weekend getaway in Duluth- his 16-year-old daughter Dara was smiling, laughing, as they took a family boat ride.

The University of Minnesota Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s team of physicians has developed innovative pain reduction techniques, including the use of liposomal bupivacaine (a local anesthetic that prevents pain by blocking signals at nerve endings) for interscalene blocks and intraoperative lidocaine.

The VA Longitudinal Undergraduate Medical Education clerkship, often referred to as VALUE, places a tremendous effort in creating the best experience for students– and patients.