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Comprehensive Surgical Services

Comprehensive Surgical Services

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Education and Training

UC Davis Center for Virtual Care

UC Davis ranks among the top medical schools in the nation

UC Davis ranks among the top medical schools in the nation and is a regional resource for training the surgeons, nurses and other health-care professionals of today and tomorrow. At the UC Davis Center for Virtual Care, a variety of sophisticated simulation training tools help create a virtual hospital environment that is ideal for practicing medical procedures such as minimally invasive techniques. The facility includes a robotic-assisted surgical system and laparoscopic equipment. It is the university’s hub for hands-on, no-risk training and skill development.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Dedicated to patient safety and service

Entrance to UC Davis Medical Center, copyright UC Regents

"With the move to the new surgery and emergency services pavilion, patients gain the convenience of one-stop check-in, beautifully appointed waiting areas, a well-lighted atrium and a nearby cafeteria — in addition to specialists and state-of-the art technical capabilities for all areas of surgery, from bariatric to burn, cardiothoracic to cancer."

— Philip Schneider

UC Davis Medical Center's new surgery and emergency services pavilion is equipped with the most sophisticated patient-care and information-technology resources, providing patients one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the country. In addition to the pavilion, facilities include outpatient surgical services at the Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center, the adjacent Same Day Surgery Center, and several other convenient locations.

Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion

Artist rendering of surgery and emergency services pavilion, copyright UC RegentsThe three-story, 470,000-square-foot surgery and emergency services pavilion, includes cutting-edge technologies such as operating rooms with the ability to share voice and visual information over the Internet, helping to enhance diagnostic services and treatments. Having instant communications between distant locations integrated into the functions of the operating rooms themselves is a key element in the modern surgical suite. Among the faciliy’s many attributes:

Same Day Surgery Center

Same day surgery centerLocated just blocks from the UC Davis Medical Center, and directly adjacent to the Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center, the Same Day Surgery Center compliments the hospital’s main operating rooms by providing a convenient outpatient setting for low-risk, high-volume and noninvasive surgeries. The facility opened in 2007 and can handle at least 30 cases a day, with a majority of patients being treated by specialists from the departments of ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology and plastic surgery.