Items Tagged ‘Dr. Richard Shemin’

Vision For The Future of Heart Failure

May 13, 2019

Vision For The Future of Heart Failure

By uclahealth uclahealth

“The Heart Failure Symposium is an opportunity to give physicians in the local area and beyond an opportunity to come and have a day of learning and interaction with the UCLA faculty,” says Dr. Richard Shemin, chief of cardiac surgery at UCLA Health, executive vice chair of the department of surgery and co-director of the […]

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Tags: cardiac surgery, Dr. Richard Shemin, featured, heart and lung transplantation, Heart Failure Symposium


A couple's journey: Escaping World War II, seven decades of marriage and life-saving heart procedures at age 90

February 22, 2018

A couple’s journey: Escaping World War II, seven decades of marriage and life-saving heart procedures at age 90

By Amy Albin amyalbin

Minimally invasive procedure replaces failing heart valve in older patients too frail for surgery World War II was ending, and Rudolph Loebel’s father had been killed at the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz, in German-occupied Poland. Fearing for his safety, Loebel’s mother sent her teenage son to a children’s home in a small town in […]

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Tags: cardiology, conscious sedation, Dr. Olkay Aksoy, Dr. Richard Shemin, Dr. William Suh, heart disease, heart surgery, heart valve, minimally invasive procedure, TAVR, TAVR program, trans-catheter aortic valve replacement


July 1, 2013

My pleasant experience with UCLA Cardiology

By BruinValley dleichnitz_bv

I HEART UCLA BY D. Leichnitz This is not my story. This is not a story about him. This is our story and how UCLA saved my life. To fully understand the severity of my condition, we must go back to Thanksgiving 2011. I was spending time with my friends Claudia and Rosa , when […]

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Kamran Shamsa, Dr. Richard Shemin, nurses & staff, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, surgery


March 26, 2013

Mitral Valve Repair

By Dan86 hartmannhome_bv

In June of 2009, my cardiologist advised me that my heart’s mitral valve was failing and needed to be replaced. I searched for surgeons who performed minimally invasive heart surgery, and I discovered Dr. Richard Shemin at UCLA Medical Center. Not only did Dr. Shemin successfully perform the surgery, but he was also able to […]

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Richard Shemin, mitral valve, nurses & staff, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, surgery