In the Media: Dr. Daniel Blanchard

Dr. Daniel Blanchard is one of the cardiologists featured in the San Diego Business Journal story, “Scripps to Unveil Results of Medical Device Study.” Dr. Blanchard comments on a new hand-held ultrasound scanner as a potential replacement for traditional cardiac ultrasound, or echocardiography.

Daniel Blanchard, M.D., Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, is Chief of Clinical Cardiology at Thornton Hospital.

Dr. Thomas J. Savides Is Named Physician of the Year for 2008

The Medical Staff Executive Committee has honored Thomas J. Savides, MD, with the Physician of the Year Award for 2008.

Dr. Savides is Professor of Medicine, Clinical Services Chief, and Director of the Fellowship Training Program in the Division of Gastroenterology.

A leader in the field of endoscopic ultrasound and a respected expert in interventional gastrointestinal endoscopy, he is founder and director of the Endoscopic Ultrasound Program at UC San Diego Medical Center.

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