Items Tagged ‘internal medicine’

UCLA Health experts offer tips for healthy travel

August 12, 2019

UCLA Health experts offer tips for healthy travel

By UCLA50Plus uclafiftyplus

UCLA Health experts are offer health tips, travel vaccines and consultations to ensure your dream vacation does not become a travel health nightmare.

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Tags: 50 plus program, Dr. Anuradha Seshadri, Dr. Jennifer Yeung, internal medicine, measles, measles vaccination, UCLA Health Brentwood, UCLA Health Century City


An extended family trusts one physician for primary care

June 17, 2019

An extended family trusts one physician for primary care

By uclahealth uclahealth

Gideon and Tara Blumstein both work in medicine: he is a surgical resident in orthopaedics at UCLA, and she is an occupational therapist at USC. Perhaps because of their careers, they understand the importance of having a relationship with their primary care physician, who serves as the leader of their health care team. When they […]

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Tags: Dr. Nathan Samras, featured, internal medicine, pediatrics, primary care, The Checkup, UCLA Health Beverly Hills


June 5, 2019

Bethlehem C.

By gmasgras gmasgras

Dr. Churnet provided exceptional care to my mom. I really appreciate her clear way of explaining things. We also found her to be very compassionate and genuinely concerned. Thank you very much. Sincerely, Gay By: Gay M.

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Tags: Bethlehem Churnet MD, care compliment, ER, hospitalist, internal medicine, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


April 1, 2019

Just A Good Doctor

By Mooch45 ravenlongstreet

I love my doctor, Dr. Ryan Aronin. He is caring, compassionate, encouraging and even funny. I am so blessed to have him for my doctor.

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Ryan Aronin, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physician


March 31, 2019

Happy Doctors’ Day, Dr Hu!

By Marissa9 shaylovesglitz

Happy Doctors’ Day to my wonderful GP, Dr. Katie Hu. I’m lucky to have a caring physician like you. I can tell that you really care about my health and I appreciate all of your advice. I am definitely healthier since you became my GP. You’re the best – have a wonderful Doctors’ Day!

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Katie Hu, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physician, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine


How colon cancer screening can save lives

March 7, 2019

How colon cancer screening can save lives

By uclahealth uclahealth

Colon cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death for men and women in the United States. But there is good news. Unlike other types of cancer, colon cancer has a greater than 90% cure rate if it is found early. The best way to be proactive and […]

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Tags: colon cancer, colon cancer screening, colonoscopy, FIT kit, healthy living, internal medicine, prevention, preventive care, primary care, primary care physician, The Checkup, wellness


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


Looking for a new provider?

February 6, 2018

Looking for a new provider?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Your primary care provider is an important partner for improved health and well-being. Whether you’re looking for your first provider, have changed insurers or have relocated, these tips can help you find one. Primary care providers are often the first call you make when you want to ask a health question. They can: Keep you […]

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Tags: family practice, find a provider, internal medicine, nurse practitioners, pcp, physician referral service, physicians assistant, primary care providers


April 13, 2017

Prescription drug Vancomycin for antibiotic-associated diarrhea

By yacchan yacchan

When I was diagnosed I had C. difficile infection after I took amoxicillin, Dr. Mina Ma helped me understand the deadly bacteria inside intestine. She even gave me a written explanation. Fortunately my diarrhea stopped and the second stool test showed negative. Thank Dr. Ma for being with me when I am in desperate condition. […]

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Tags: amoxicillin, bacteria, C. difficile infection, Dr. Mina Ma, internal medicine, patient stories, stool test


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