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Dr. Caren and Urman`s Echo Lab Reaccredited through 2017

COR Medical Group, Inc located in Los Angeles, CA has been granted its third consecutive three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the areas of Adult Transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). COR Medical Group’s echocardiography laboratory was one of the first accredited in the US (2008) and has been recognized once again for demonstrating the pursuit of […]

  • Posted on: May 9 2014
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Drinking Alcohol and Heart Health

Can moderate alcohol consumption benefit people who have heart disease? What are the benefits? Alcohol can be good for the heart but like many other things in life, too much of a good thing can be bad as well. Research suggests that regular small amounts of alcohol can have a protective effect on one’s heart […]

  • Posted on: Apr 26 2014
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Patients Honor Dr. Mark Urman for Compassion

Dr. Mark Urman of Los Angeles, CA is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. Los Angeles, CA (PR Newswire) February 5, 2014 – Patients’ Choice has announced that Dr. Mark Urman was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2013 Compassionate Doctor Certification. Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals and UCompareHealthCare […]

  • Posted on: Feb 5 2014
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Drs. Mark Urman and Jeffrey Caren Named 2014 Super Doctors®

We are proud to announce that for the third consecutive year, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologists, Jeffrey F. Caren, MD, FACC and Mark K. Urman, MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA have both been named by their peers again for inclusion in the Super Doctors® List. Dr. Caren and Dr. Urman were selected by thier peers as outstanding practicing doctors in […]

  • Posted on: Dec 19 2013
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New Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines: Treat Risk Not Cholesterol

One cardiologist’s opinion This past week, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new guidelines for the treatment of high cholesterol and the prevention of heart attack and stroke. The new recommendations are a revolutionary change in how doctors should determine which patients should be on cholesterol-lowering medication and specifically how […]

  • Posted on: Nov 16 2013
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Dr Urman Quoted in LA Times About FDA Ban of Trans-fats

Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologist, Dr. Mark Urman, is quoted in the Los Angeles Times (and Medscape) about healthcare providers applauding the FDA move to ban artery-clogging trans fats. It is a move that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as FDA officials feel that could help prevent 7,000 deaths from heart […]

  • Posted on: Nov 7 2013
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Dr. Mark Urman honored with Patient’s Choice Award

Dr. Mark Urman of Los Angeles, CA Named a Patients’ Choice Award Winner for 2013 Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients’ Choice Award this year is Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologist Dr. Mark Urman. Choosing a doctor is one of the most important personal decisions patients make. Vitals provides patients with a powerful search tool and […]

  • Posted on: Oct 3 2013
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Dr Urman Quoted in Business Week About Fish Oil Pills

Mark Urman, MD of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and member of the American College of Cardiology Prevention Committee is quoted about the unproven benefits of fish oil supplements. “…Statins have been proven in studies to cut heart risk. The benefits of fish-oil pills are less certain. Though they target triglycerides, fatty substances in the blood […]

  • Posted on: Jun 28 2013
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Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Heart Disease Risk By Up to 30%

Drs. Caren and Urman have been recommending a Mediterranean-style diet to their patients for the last decade based on an abundance of evidence showing its benefit in patients with known heart disease.  In addition, numerous studies had shown that adherence to a Mediterranean diet was associated with a smaller waist circumference, lower levels of triglycerides, […]

  • Posted on: Feb 25 2013
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Drs. Jeffrey Caren and Mark Urman Named to 2013 Super Doctors®

For the second consecutive year, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologists, Jeffrey F. Caren, MD, FACC and Mark K. Urman, MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA have both been named by their peers to the Super Doctors® List. Dr. Caren and Dr. Urman were selected by thier peers as outstanding practicing doctors in Southern California. After an extensive nomination and research process […]

  • Posted on: Dec 21 2012
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