Ribbon-cutting celebrates UCSD’s Sulpizio Center opening

Richard Sulpizio, center, and his family and UCSD leaders, including Chancellor Marye Anne Fox, left. Courtesy: UCSD

In celebration of the opening of UCSD’s Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the university’s Health System leadership, donors, friends and community leaders cut a ceremonial ribbon on Friday in front of the $228 million center next to Thornton Hospital. Visitors also had an opportunity to tour the center, named for Richard and Gaby Sulpizio, who donated $10 million to the project. The center will see its first patients on April 3.

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One of the four catheterization labs awaits its first patients. Courtesy: UCSD

The center’s co-directors Dr. Michael Madani, left, and Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud show off the hybrid operating room. Courtesy: UCSD

All's quiet for the time being in the second-floor waiting room. Courtesy: UCSD

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