National leader in research and provider of ophthalmic services.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalled dozens of over-the-counter lubricating eye drops and artificial tears in 2023 due to contamination and unsafe manufacturing practices. Gary D. Novack, M.D., a clinical professor in the UC Davis Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, explains in a video and Q&A why there have been so many eye drop recalls and how people can pick safe products.
The Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute Building received top medical building awards from the Construction Managers Association of America (CMAA) and the Sacramento Business Journal. The 78,500-square-foot building has 64 exam rooms, 24 imaging rooms, and houses the Center of Ocular Regenerative Therapies, which researches gene and transplant therapies for inherited retinal diseases.
Ophthalmologists at UC Davis Health used an experimental gene therapy to treat a patient with wet age-related macular degeneration, or wet AMD. The treatment was part of a randomized, partially masked, controlled, phase 3 clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of an experimental therapy, ABBV-RGX-314, for wet AMD. UC Davis Health is one of 93 sites in the U.S. participating in the clinical trial.
Glenn Yiu, M.D., Ph.D., received a grant to lead a remote ophthalmology program with UCLA, UCSD and UCSF for diabetic patients.Learn more
Researchers find that image biomarkers may predict more frequent anti-VEGF injections for retinal vein occlusion.Read the study
Leader in vision research and in the development of cures for blinding eye disease, and home of the Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute
A U.S. News & World Report best hospital in cancer, cardiology, heart & vascular surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ENT, geriatrics, neurology & neurosurgery, obstetrics & gynecology, and pulmonology & lung surgery.
UC Davis Medical Center received Healthgrades® America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award for 2024, placing us among the top 2% of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance. We also received accolades for high-quality patient care, known as Specialty Excellent Awards, in five areas including cardiac, neurosciences, gastrointestinal, critical care and pulmonary specialties.
UC Davis Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation’s top hospitals by the 2023 edition of Becker’s Hospital Review’s “Great hospitals in America” list.
UC Davis Medical Center has received Magnet® recognition, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence.
Ranked Sacramento’s #1 hospital by U.S. News, and high-performing in COPD, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart failure, hip fracture, hip replacement, kidney failure, leukemia, lymphoma & myeloma, lung cancer surgery, ovarian cancer surgery, pneumonia, prostate cancer surgery, stroke, TAVR, uterine cancer surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery, and orthopedics.