Items Tagged ‘Family Medicine’

Smiling Every Day

August 2, 2019

Smiling Every Day

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I think this office not only provides great patient care but we bring a sense of home,” says Sonia Ramos, site manager for the UCLA Health Pacific Palisades Family Medicine clinic. “We feel like a family. When you come in the office, you are greeted by our wonderful staff and medical assistants. I think the […]

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Tags: Family Medicine, featured, UCLA Health Pacific Palisades


How lifestyle changes can improve your health

January 14, 2019

How lifestyle changes can improve your health

By uclahealth uclahealth

We are all at risk for developing health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer in our lifetimes. In many cases, that risk increases with age alone. But other factors are also at play. Non-modifiable risk factors are things that you cannot change, such as family history, genetic profile, ethnicity and gender. Modifiable risk […]

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Tags: annual physical, exercise, Family Medicine, healthy living, internal medicine, lifestyle changes, pcp, plant-based diet, prevention, preventive care, primary care, primary care physician


Teamwork benefits patients in health care

October 23, 2018

Teamwork benefits patients in health care

By uclahealth uclahealth

Health care today is a complex enterprise, best delivered by a team. And at the head of this team is a primary care physician, or PCP, who acts as head coach. In this important role, PCPs maintain an open and collaborative relationship with their patients. They also coordinate their patients’ care, and manage internal communication […]

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Tags: annual physical, care coordination, Family Medicine, healthy living, pcp, prevention, preventive care, primary care, primary care physician, teamwork, The Checkup, wellness


Improving your health, one physical at a time

August 3, 2018

Improving your health, one physical at a time

By uclahealth uclahealth

As kids, most of us saw a doctor every year for a physical. But come early adulthood? Not so much. While young women often look to an OB/GYN to handle general and reproductive health questions, young men often avoid doctors visits entirely until an illness or injury crops up that requires immediate attention. Years can […]

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Tags: annual physical, Family Medicine, geriatrics, pcp, pediatrics, prevention, preventive care, primary care, primary care physician, The Checkup, UCLA OB/GYN, wellness


March 30, 2017

Thank you

By luz1 luz1

Dr. Alice Agzarian is one of my favorite doctors because of her knowledge and commitment to her patients. She found out about my cancer even before I had symptoms, and because of that I have more chances to live longer. I’ll be grateful to her for the rest of my life. Thank you from the […]

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Tags: cancer, cancer care, Doctors Day, Dr. Alice Agzarian, Family Medicine, internal medicine, patient stories, women's health


The Motivator

March 24, 2017

The Motivator

By gloriarv gloriarv

Dr. Denise Freese has been an inspiration and motivator to be the best me I can be. Her gentle persuasion to eat right and to exercise keeps me on track. She is a great listener and provides excellent guidance. A HUGE THANK YOU TO HER FROM ME AND MY FAMILY!!!  

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Tags: Denise Freese MD, Doctors Day, Family Medicine, healthy living, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physician


March 23, 2017

I love my doctor

By lisac12 lisac12

I have been seeing Jodi Friedman, MD for 25 years. She has been such an amazing physician in almost every way you can be one. She is incredibly smart, dedicated, professional and empathetic. She tells me like it is, and trusts me to be a part of all medical decisions that are made. She is […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Jodi Friedman, Family Medicine, internal medicine, patient stories, UCLA Health


Doctor's help

March 23, 2017

Doctor’s help

By pilarina pilarina

My doctor is Allison Leung MD. I see her once a year for a physical and, although I’m over 75, she keeps me fit and healthy. I’m so inspired by her. She knows exactly what I should do and take for my small ailments. Thank you Dr. Leung! I know I’ll keep healthy as long […]

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Tags: annual check-up, Doctors Day, Dr. Allison Leung, Family Medicine, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physicians


Pediatric services close to home for Porter Ranch community

September 28, 2016

Pediatric services close to home for Porter Ranch community

By uclahealth uclahealth

Porter Ranch residents who live there are thrilled with the addition of pediatric services at UCLA’s full-service primary-care office in Porter Ranch. “We’ve been getting so many calls and questions from the community about our pediatric services,” says Christina Boyles, nurse supervisor, UCLA Primary & Specialty Care in Porter Ranch. “Parents want to know when […]

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Tags: Dr. Allison Guimera, Dr. Nicole Hetzer, Family Medicine, pediatric services, Porter Ranch, UCLA Primary & Specialty Care - Porter Ranch, ultrasounds, x-rays


March 31, 2016

Humor always help

By katalin_szeker katalin_szeker

No matter what day it is, Dr. Anne Arikian always has a smile on her face. She is the type of doctor who, cares about what you say and spends extra time with you regardless how behind she might be. Instead of writing a prescription for another pill, she wants to make sure that her […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Anne Arikian, Family Medicine, patient stories