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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 Gr8fulNP

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 Mooch45

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 pat2016

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 Terri

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 Lety

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 Mr Dissatisfaction

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


Repeat Performance

March 28, 2019

Repeat Performance

By doc doc

We have considered Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center our “home away from home” since 2002 when my husband was treated for an acute dissecting thoracic aneurysm that left him paraplegic. In 2013, our son-in-law, a surgical resident, was taking his boards while his father was dying, but he contacted his mentor, Dr. Joe Hines, to […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr Joe Hines, pancreas, pancreatectomy, pancreatic surgery, patient stories, Whipple procedure


Board Certified Staff

March 10, 2019

Board Certified Staff

By uclahealth uclahealth

“The nurses we have here are a powerhouse,” says Scott Abcarian, a clinical nurse at the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, which was awarded Magnet Designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. “The Magnet designation is for nursing excellence. The management here encourages us to continue our education to become board certified in psychiatric nursing, […]

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Tags: board certified, featured, Magnet Designation, psychiatric nursing, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA