UC Davis Medical Center has ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals for 2014-15 in 10 adult medical specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating patients with the most serious and challenging injuries and illnesses.
With its comprehensive range of specialties, technologies, clinical trials, outreach programs and focus on patient care, UC Davis Health System is widely recognized as the premier cardiovascular care provider for the Northern California region.
UC Davis Vascular Center researchers have embarked on a highly anticipated study that involves using a patient’s own stem cells to increase blood circulation to the lower leg with the hope of preventing amputation due to severe arterial disease or diabetes.
A team of UC Davis investigators has received a $2.7 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to research the links between vascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
The Fibromuscular Dysplasia Society of America has recognized the UC Davis Vascular Center as an evaluation and treatment site for patients with fibromuscular dysplasia, an underdiagnosed and potentially serious vascular disease that alters arterial development and function.