emergency medicine

As temperatures rise, so does the risk of serious illness

By Sandy Cohen • June 20, 2022

Hosting major events in big cities takes a lot of planning and preparation.

By Chayil Champion • February 9, 2022

Dr. Sammy Saab suffered a ‘widow maker’ heart attack, needing emergency care led by Dr. Tamer Sallam

By uclahealth • August 26, 2021

Why learning the difference can save you time and money

By uclahealth • July 29, 2021

Shooting caused injuries to the child's intestines, liver, diaphragm and a kidney

By Phil Hampton • June 21, 2021

"What do I do if I'm injured or sick during the pandemic?" Get answers here

By uclahealth • May 1, 2020

In a twisted turn of events, the same way Sheriff Cosby was able to quickly respond and serve his community, in-turn he received the same attention to care and quick response to save his life.

By uclahealth • December 30, 2019

“I came into the emergency room last night, and they told me they had to remove my appendix,” mentions 12-year-old Marco Bledo, a patient at the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, who received some surprise visitors.

By uclahealth • December 20, 2019

Howard Brenner had his first heart attack at 41, and soon after, became a UCLA Health patient. In the past 20-plus years, Brenner, now 67, has had various imaging studies and procedures, including the placement of nine stents to open up his coronary arteries. All of this is documented in [...]

By uclahealth • September 18, 2019

In addition to the more than 180 primary and specialty care offices throughout the greater Los Angeles region, UCLA Health also has physicians who specialize in caring for hospitalized patients in 17 community facilities and counting. Here is what you need to know about our hospitalist program: Always call your [...]

By uclahealth • September 16, 2019