Twenty-one people die each day waiting for an organ transplant. The shortage of available organs contributes to these deaths. Because common misconceptions about organ donation stops many people from becoming donors, we’re here to provide the facts so you can make an informed choice suitable for your life.
Organ Donation:…More »
When children are born prematurely, they’re at risk for complications ranging from changes in respiratory functions to cardiac issues. It’s not uncommon for a premature baby, averaging 30 weeks old, to spend 100 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). During that time, their care team considers more…More »
UVA dermatologist Barbara Wilson, MD, contributed this post.
Is your face red all the time? Especially on your nose and cheeks?
Dermatologist Barbara Wilson, MD
As a dermatologist, I see patients every day upset because the most obvious part of their body, their face, is red, sometimes scaly, sometimes with pustules that…More »
Gamma Knife Center director Dr. Jason Sheehan
Brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), pituitary tumors. Brain surgery, which comes with risk of infection and damage, used to be the only chance you had for treatment. And if that surgery failed, you did not really have another option.
Enter Gamma Knife radiosurgery, a…More »