Primary Care

“I broke my wrist in high school, playing baseball. When I was getting my x-rays, I thought, ‘This is something I could see myself doing,’” says Nicholas Tonkinson, a medical assistant and x-ray tech at UCLA Health [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

“It’s so wonderful that UCLA Health was able to open up another clinic for those in this area,” remarks Vialva Steen, mother to four-month-old twins Epic Steen and Eikon Steen. Vialva is enjoying the convenience of the By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

“We all understand that we’re here for the patients, and we all want to help the patients,” explains Michelle Garcia Ortiz (pictured right), an administrative assistant UCLA Health Malibu with Michelle Aranda (pictured left). Aranda explains, “There’s [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

Three days after delivering at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Brittani Clark, a pediatric nurse practitioner, brought in her newborn daughter, Nia, for her first appointment with Dr. Allison Guimera in the By uclahealth • January 9, 2020

Men die an average of five years younger than women do. In addition, men generally suffer from more diseases and have higher suicide rates. Treating preventable diseases may be key to improving men’s overall health. An American Urological Association (AUA) men’s health checklist offers guidelines for both general and urologic health maintenance and screening. [...]

By uclahealth • November 19, 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

By uclahealth • September 16, 2019

“We’re a community practice close to home,” declared Ukarjit Kaur, clinic manager of the UCLA Health Burbank Primary & Specialty Care clinic. “I think it’s more effective and more efficient patient care for patients [...]

By uclahealth • August 28, 2019

“I’m a fourth-generation physician,” says Dr. Ashley Bateman who practices at the UCLA Health Malibu clinic. “Malibu is a little more isolated so we’re able to [...]

By uclahealth • August 19, 2019

“When a patient walks in we give them all our attention,” says Linda Basulto, a medical assistant in the urology office at the UCLA Health Burbank Primary and Specialty Care clinic. “I love working [...]

By uclahealth • August 19, 2019

“I had some spots on my face,” says Hatsumi Nomura, a new patient at UCLA Health Pacific Palisades. “They recommended

By uclahealth • August 2, 2019