Santa Monica

The Rape Treatment Center at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica sponsored The Clothesline Project at the Santa Monica campus in April in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The project featured [...]

By uclahealth • May 29, 2019
“I’ve volunteered for more than 3,000 hours,” says John Goldrick, a volunteer at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and model in the annual Auxiliary Volunteer Luncheon and Fashion Show. All the clothes were chosen [...]
By uclahealth • October 22, 2018
“I’m a Santa Monica mother, so I’m excited to bring this opportunity to my community,” says Erin DeTura, a nurse midwife at UCLA Health. “We moved our clinic from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood to [...]
By uclahealth • August 28, 2018
Imagine that it's 5:30 pm on a weeknight, and when you pick up your daughter from daycare, you realize that she's lethargic and her cough has gotten much worse. Or it's a Saturday morning, and you twist your ankle when you're out for a run and can barely hobble [...]
By uclahealth • August 16, 2018
“I was at a barbeque when I got the call to mobilize our extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) team,” says Dr. Peyman Benharash, pictured left, director of the adult ECMO program at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical [...]
By uclahealth • July 13, 2018
“My mom came out of the elevator and heard ‘he’s code blue, he’s code blue,’ and she walked to my room where I had flat-lined,” says Matt Pohlson, who came to the hospital thinking he might have appendicitis. “I went to UCLA [...]
By uclahealth • July 13, 2018
I had been visiting an endocrinologist for for the past 4 years to monitor my thyroid nodules and was advised to refrain from surgery until absolutely necessary, due to my age (I'm 89). Recently however, I developed trouble swallowing small bites of food and had to start washing them down [...]
By ring • January 4, 2018
I came to Dr. Yeh since my dad had been a patient of his. I liked how personable he was, how he gave simple explanations and made sure the diagnosis was understood. He took his time and answered all questions - I never felt rushed. [...]
By Monica • November 1, 2017
I was referred by my internist Dr. Elizabeth Ko to Dr. Masha Lihvits for a consult regarding high Calcium counts. The results showed the need to remove a parathyroid gland. This diagnosis was unfamiliar to me, but after [...]
By slpculvercity • September 18, 2017