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Dr Mark Urman Appointed Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dr. Mark K. Urman, Attending Cardiologist in the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute was appointed as a Clinical Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) in the Cedars-Sinai Clinical Professorial Series, effective July 1, 2014. Dr. Urman, a former Clinical Chief of the Division of Cardiology at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and inaugural Medical Director of the Consultative and Preventive […]

  • Posted on: Jul 29 2014
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Dr. Mark Urman Named a Vitals Top 10™ Doctor

Dr. Mark Urman Recognized as a Top 10 Cardiologist in Los Angeles, California for 2014 Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Vitals Top 10™ Award this year is Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologist Dr. Mark Urman. Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients provide online feedback about their doctor visits. Patients write […]

  • Posted on: Jul 22 2014
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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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Testosterone Supplements and Heart Health

Taking a testosterone supplement might increase men’s risk of suffering a heart attack, according to a new medical study. The study, which was conducted by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, looked at more than 55,000 men who had started taking testosterone. Testosterone supplements have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration […]

  • Posted on: Apr 1 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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New Alternatives to Coumadin for Those with Atrial Fibrillation

Coumadin, which has been the most commonly prescribed oral blood thinning agent for years, now has some competition. Also known as warfarin and sold under the brand names Jantoven, Marevan and Lawarin, Coumadin has long been the primary medication option for those suffering from atrial fibrillation (AFib). Atrial fibrillation, the most common form of arrhythmia, […]

  • Posted on: Jan 31 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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