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The Real MVP: Dodgers Recognize Bruin Breast Cancer Survivor

May 15, 2019

The Real MVP: Dodgers Recognize Bruin Breast Cancer Survivor

By uclahealth uclahealth

At 29 years old, Jessica Krouner was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer.  She is happy to be cancer free after a year of intense treatment including 6 rounds of chemotherapy and 6 weeks of daily radiation. Having completed her undergraduate degree, law degree, and now treatment at UCLA, she’s proud to be a triple Bruin! […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer survivor, dodgers, featured, MLB


No Place Like Home: Mother and Daughter Share the Miracle of Organ Transplantation

May 10, 2019

No Place Like Home: Mother and Daughter Share the Miracle of Organ Transplantation

By uclahealth uclahealth

After their life-saving liver transplants mother and daughter are happy to be home. As Mother’s Day neared, Georgina Barba wasn’t making any provisions. “I don’t really plan anymore, because then something ends up happening,” says the 36-year-old Carson, California, mother of three. “The main thing is that we will all be home.” Mother’s Days, Father’s […]

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Tags: featured, liver transplant, pediatrics, transplant


Stay safe: What you need to know about measles outbreaks

April 30, 2019

Stay safe: What you need to know about measles outbreaks

By uclahealth uclahealth

Los Angeles is the latest metropolitan area affected by a measles outbreak — the L.A. County Department of Public Health is investigating five cases. Below are answers to commonly asked questions to help you better understand measles, and more importantly, whether you or loved ones are at risk: What is measles? Measles is a very […]

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Tags: measles, measles outbreak, measles vaccine, vaccination


Taking care of a family and a community in Santa Clarita

April 29, 2019

Taking care of a family and a community in Santa Clarita

By uclahealth uclahealth

Story highlights UCLA Health has more than 170 medical offices throughout greater Los Angeles. A wide variety of services are offered in Santa Clarita, including primary care, cardiology, obstetrics & gynecology, pain management, radiology and cancer care. Santa Clarita’s Tourney Road office offers weekend and evening hours and urgent care services. About three years ago, […]

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Tags: cardiology, patient story, pediatrics, primary care, Santa Clarita, The Checkup, UCLA Health Santa Clarita, urgent care


April 22, 2019

Always on time and caring

By Gr8fulNP doran

I am a very busy inpatient Nurse Practitioner. I don’t think that I can say this about many physicians and their offices. Dr. Ruman is ALWAYS on time. I don’t know how she and her office accomplish this. She is a role model for physicians. Since I am so busy at work, I really can’t […]

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Tags: Dr. Angela Ruman, patient stories


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

A Vascular Story

By pat2016 chitten

When I smile and say “Ah, yes, Dr. Steven Farley, he saved my life!” people assume it’s a bit of melodrama. But I actually believe he did. Back in late 2016 I watched a large varicose vein swell and become inflamed. Dr. Farley verified a blood clot and monitored its movement over the next two […]

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Tags: deep vein thrombosis, Doctors Day, Dr. Steven Farley, DVT, patient stories, UCLA Venous Center, vascular surgery


March 28, 2019

Unwavering Care

By Terri tqueeley

Dr. James Murray (Santa Monica 15th Street Plaza) has been such an exceptional physician to my entire family. He is consistent with our care; always reminding us whenever it is time for our yearly physicals or just checking to make sure we follow through with upcoming procedures. His “well” of compassion is bottomless; always taking […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. James Murray, patient stories, Santa Monica - 15th Street Family Medicine


March 28, 2019

I have an AWESOME PCP

By Lety lgutierrez

I have an AWESOME PCP I have been a patient of Dr. Chirra’s for 15 years or more. From day 1, her demeanor has been genuine and compassionate. She listens when you speak and will remember at your next visit or visits, any health concerns, life changing events, stories you share with her and names […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Annapoorna Chirra, patient stories, primary care physician


March 28, 2019

Best doctor

By Mr Dissatisfaction mjamesscal

Best doctor I have unfortunately many doctors due to health reasons. Actually relationships with 12. There is one doctor that stands out above all. Dr. E Hui who takes exceptional care of patients. Email replies and follow up the same day Appointments made possible based on patient needs He is very knowledgeable and offers good […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Edward K. Hui, patient stories