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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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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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Dr. Urman & Dr. Caren Recognized by U.S. News Top Doctors

Dr. Mark Urman and Dr. Jeffrey Caren have both been recognized by their peers and selected to U.S. News Top Doctors and Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors™. U.S. News & World Report’s Top Doctors identifies the nation’s best doctors based on a peer nomination process. It was developed in collaboration with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., publisher […]

  • Posted on: Feb 1 2012
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Dr. Caren & Dr. Urman Recognized by Super Doctors®

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 nominated by thier peers as outstanding practicing doctors in Los Angeles. After an extensive nomination and research process conducted by […]

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2011
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Dr. Urman Appears on CNN Show

Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologist, Dr. Mark Urman is a featured guest on the Dr. Drew show on CNN’s HLN – ‘You can’t be physician and friend’ (October, 2011) [spacer1] [/spacer1] » Click here to learn more

  • Posted on: Oct 13 2011
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Dr Urman Promoted to Clinical Professor at UCLA Medical School

Dr. Mark K. Urman was promoted to Clinical Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.  He has remained devoted to the continuous teaching of medical students, residents and cardiology fellows since 1994.  He also was recognized for his outstanding teaching skills and respected mentoring of cardiology trainees at Cedars-Sinai […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2011
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Dr. Caren and Urman Echo Lab Reaccredited through 2014

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 excellence in the field of cardiac ultrasound and its commitment to high quality patient care. The echo lab in the offices of Drs. Caren and Urman, COR Medical Group, Inc. has been granted reaccreditation […]

  • Posted on: May 12 2011
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