Dr. Mark Sklansky

UCLA Health joins the American Heart Association in giving newborns red caps in campaign to raise awareness of heart disease

By • March 15, 2018

The chances of winning the Powerball are 1 in 992 Billion. The chances of having a child with a heart defect are 1 in 100. About 1 out of every 100 babies (approximately 40,000) born each year in the US have some type of Congenital Heart Defect (CHD). Each year [...]

By HRHJudy • February 8, 2017

The Story of a Griffin as told by Griffin: "What's that Mommy? You want me to thank ONE of my doctors? Impossible... I want to thank my entire team of rock star doctors! Dr. Sklansky - thanks for saying hi through mommy's belly before I was even born and making [...]

By dawnsedorovich • March 30, 2016

I am currently 35 weeks pregnant. At my 32 week ultrasound I was told my baby has a mass in her heart that is linked to a very serious genetic disorder. I was asked if I wanted to continue with the pregnancy and sent home on a Friday evening. Needless [...]

By ChloeGirl • May 25, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=aCiBAKptNnA   Keyota Cole was born with a bad heart. The 33-year-old from of Bakersfield, Calif., suffers from a congenital heart disease called Ebstein's malformation of the tricuspid valve, and from abnormal pulmonary veins. She has undergone multiple surgeries over her lifetime, including one to repair a [...]

By uclahealth • February 13, 2012