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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

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 [...]
By Dan86 • March 26, 2013
When I was 11, I went to see my doctor for back pain. She sent me home thinking it was just muscle pain from gymnastics. About a month later, I collapsed while practicing a back handspring. The pain was incredibly intense. I couldn't walk for the rest of the day. [...]
By Jillwashere1 • March 7, 2013
In early December, 2011, I was diagnosed with a rare tumor on my carotid artery. I had lymph node involvement I was told and immediate medical attention was warranted. Before I could digest the news, I was also told that I needed a team of "specialty" Physicians for the best [...]
By Julie58 • February 17, 2013
It was almost two decades ago that I was told that my life would be cut short. I had contracted Hepatitis C and at the time there was no cure. I was told by several doctors that I would be lucky to live to see my 40th birthday. After [...]
By AlanK • February 14, 2013
After many days being rushed to the emergency room because of complications with my breathing, I was recommended for lung transplant at the UCLA medical center. My first visit was profound, the doctor listened intensively and also provided me with the pros and cons of the surgery. My conditions was [...]
By cyn1mike • February 12, 2013
Five years ago this month (Feb) my nephew was so very fortunate to receive a heart transplant at the UCLA Medical Center. He was born with heart defects and after operations and 40 plus years needed major surgery. He was flown from the east coast to UCLA for surgery by [...]
By BonnieL • February 7, 2013
The level of care and the comfort UCLA has provided my family is second to none and will forever be part of our lives and etched in our memories. In 2005, our daughter was born into the caring arms of lovely nurses and amazing doctors. With almost no complications, mother [...]
By jaxanddoug • January 26, 2013
Hi I am 27 yrs old was diagnosed in 2007with an autoimmune system disorder called myasthenia gravis in 2008 I went rushing to the er of ucla Westwood medical hospital, cuz I was having weakness and hard time breathing I was basically dieying they treated me with so much attention [...]
By Gaby1985 • January 25, 2013   Compassionate care through every phase of your birthing experience As parents-to-be, Jacqueline Coit-Jablonski and her husband, Dan Jablonski, prepare for their first baby to arrive, they tour the new Labor and Delivery suites at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. They see first hand the new facility that [...]
By uclahealth • March 10, 2009