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Bariatric Patient Loses 300 Pounds, Gains Years and Quality of Life

After undergoing weight-loss surgery, Ron Garrison lost 300 pounds and now feels like he has a second chance at life.

Keith Affeld after spine surgery

Retiree Lives Pain-Free After Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

With relief from his crippling back pain, Keith Affeld can now focus on enjoying retirement.

MRI-Guided focal laser ablation for prostate cancer

MRI-Guided Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Men with early stage prostate cancer who previously had to choose between aggressive treatment -- with a greater risk for side effects -- and active surveillance, have a new treatment option. View a video and learn more about focal therapy.

Nuriya Robinson with a nurse in Ghana

Around the World With Crohn's Disease

Nuriya Robinson is an OB/GYN who works in West Africa for several months a year. With the help of the IBD Center -- and fellow patients -- she is able to manage her Crohn's disease throughout her travels.

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The University of Chicago Campaign

This ambitious campaign will support faculty and researchers who are shaping fields of inquiry, and will provide resources for scientists, physicians and students to ask and answer questions that are among the most challenging in medicine.

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2013 Community Benefit ReportThe University of Chicago Medicine contributed 22.5 percent, or $283 million, of total operating expenses in community benefits and services to improve the health of the South Side and beyond. » Read the 2013 Community Benefit Report

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UChicago’s @MedChiefs show the potential of extending medical education to Twitter

Chief residents at the University of Chicago Medicine explored the possibilities of Twitter in medical education by making it part of the residency program itself.


Smart pills take measurements from inside the body to help patients with ulcerative colitis

We’ve gotten used to electronic devices that collect data about our bodies from the outside--now two UChicago gastroenterologists are using a "smart pill" that can measure the digestive tract from the inside too.