Why Can’t I Sleep?

Keck Medicine of USC experts discuss underlying medical conditions that may be causing your sleep trouble. Insomnia The most common sleep disorder in the United States, according to The National Institutes of Health, insomnia is very often a psychophysiological disorder that encompasses difficulties with falling asleep, staying asleep or both. “Many things can cause insomnia,” […]

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Paired-Exchange Kidney and Liver Transplant

A rare living-donor transplant exchange performed by Keck Medicine of USC’s Transplant Institute allowed one set of siblings to save the other. Joselin Casillas, a 28-year-old teacher from West Covina, had been dealing with symptoms of biliary atresia, a rare and incurable liver disease, since the day she was born.   The condition causes blockages in […]

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Lee Michael Zuckerman

Lee Zuckerman, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC and the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Zuckerman specializes in treating both benign and malignant tumors in the arms, legs and pelvis in both adults and children, including primary tumors and metastatic disease. His clinical focus is to not only help cure […]

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How We Build a Strong Workforce

Ekta Vyas, PhD, chief human resources officer of Keck Medicine of USC, discusses the importance of hiring and supporting a diverse staff. Growing up in India, one of the most diverse nations in the world, I experienced several facets of cultural, linguistic, racial and religious diversity that have profound impacts on the political, economic and […]

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Sun Young Lee, MD, PhD

Dr. Sun Young Lee is a nationally recognized expert in 1) diagnosis and treatment of inherited retinal degenerative diseases, including retinitis pigmentosa, macular dystrophy, and unusual retinal dystrophies and 2) disease and surgery of the retina and vitreous, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease, retinal detachment, macular surgery, and complex retinal detachment.Dr. […]

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Can You Learn to Avoid a Headache?

You can lessen the risk of tension headache, migraine and cluster headaches by following some best practices. Lauren Green, DO, a neurologist from the USC Headache and Neuralgia Center, part of Keck Medicine of USC, explains how experts can help patients learn to deal with headaches. Tension headache. Migraine. Cluster headaches. Sinus headaches. As someone […]

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Renli Qiao

Dr. Qiao has taught and practiced medicine in both China and the United States and is currently an Associate Professor at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. Dr. Qiao is an attending physician at the Pulmonary Clinic and the ICU at Keck Hospital of USC for lung transplant services. Dr. Qiao has been invited […]

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Richard L. Lubman

Dr. Lubman is an Associate Professor of both Physical Therapy and Biokinesiology and of Physiology and Biophysics at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. In 2004, Dr. Lubman had the opportunity to teach at Imperial College in London, UK as a Visiting Professor at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Centre. Along with his […]

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Ming Lu Huang

Dr. Ming Lu Huang, MD, earned his medical degree from Chung-Shang Medical and Dental College in Taipei, Taiwan. He completed his general surgery residency at Easton Hospital in Pennsylvania and his cardiothoracic surgery residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California. Prior to joining USC, Dr. Huang worked as an Army Medical Officer at […]

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George F. Rick Hatch III

Dr. Hatch is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He specializes in sports medicine, with a focus on disorders and injuries affecting the shoulder and knee. He uses advanced arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to restore damaged joints, ligaments, and bones. He is highly […]

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