Dr. Hoi Sang U MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Hoi U is a neurosurgeon in San Diego, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alvarado Hospital and UC San Diego Health System. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 42 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Alvarado Hospital and one of 11 at UC San Diego Health System who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Alvarado Hospital

UC San Diego Health System
Ranked #42 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, General Surgery, 1972–1973

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1973–1978

Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

An early venous abnormality: a potential cause of arteriovenous malformation recurrence.
Weingarten, D., Pakbaz, S., Cho, A., U, H. S.

Selective differentiation of central nervous system-derived stem cells in response to cues from specific regions of the developing brain.
Vorasubin, B., Weedin, J., Saljooque, F., Wilkes, N., Eng, M., U, H.S.

Evolution of the human brain: changing brain size and the fossil record.
Park, M.S., Nguyen, A.D., Aryan, H.E., U, H.S., Levy, M.L., Semendeferi, K.

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