Smiles adorned the faces of four patients today at Naval Medical Center San Diego's (NMCSD) Navy Refractive Surgery Center San Diego, after undergoing a new type of refractive surgery called SMILE - the first ever performed at a Navy medical facility.
Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) announced the 2016 Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC) of the Year award winners during day three of the Armed Forces Operational Medicine Symposium (AFOMS) in San Diego, June 12.
One of Naval Medical Center San Diego's (NMCSD) primary missions is to shape the future of military medicine through education, training and research. NMCSD Clinical Investigations Department (CID) carries out the mission to the fullest.
Three staff members and one patient received burn injuries, Nov. 20, when a fire broke out at the Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) Dental Clinic, located on the second floor of building #1 at about 10:30 a.m.
Whether rendering first aid at a car crash in Carlsbad, California, or stabilizing a wounded Marine in Karbala, Iraq, pain management from point-of-injury to the hospital, is a priority for both civilian and military emergency medical professionals alike.
Command Fitness Leaders are conducting this year's Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) while implementing recent changes from the Navywide Physical Readiness Test (PRT) instruction.
Naval Medical Center San Diego's (NMCSD) commanding officer received honors from the American Medical Association (AMA) 2018 Inspirational Physicians Recognition Program during an awards ceremony held in Chicago Nov. 10, 2018.