Johnese Spisso

UCLA Health President Johnese Spisso and UCLA Chancellor Gene Block will join a contingent of nearly 100

By Sandy Cohen • November 10, 2021

UCLA Health completes highest number of transplants in the U.S. for 2020-21

By uclahealth • November 1, 2021

United Arab Emirates Undersecretary of the Department of Health H.E. Mohamed Al Hameli visited UCLA Health to sign an agreement with Johnese Spisso, president of UCLA Health and CEO of the UCLA Health Hospital System, formalizing a new referral relationship between the two institutions.  The agreement ensures that sponsored Emerati [...]

By uclahealth • November 13, 2019

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

By • March 15, 2018

Hand transplant patient reunites with large surgical team that guided rare, 18-hour procedure at UCLA UCLA patient Jonathan Koch recently underwent a surgery so rare—a hand transplant—that it has been performed fewer than three dozen times in the United States. Over the months-long course of preparing [...]

By • September 20, 2017

This year, patient Steve McDowell received what is arguably the best birthday present ever – a life-saving liver transplant – at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Not only was the operation an amazing birthday gift, it was a landmark procedure [...]

By Kim Irwin • July 28, 2016