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Dr Mark Urman Named 2018 Super Doctor® – A Decade of Recognition

We are proud to announce that for the tenth consecutive year, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologist Mark K. Urman, MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA has been named by his peers again for inclusion in the Super Doctors® List. As has been the case for the past decade, Dr. Urman was selected by his peers as an outstanding practicing doctor […]

  • Posted on: Dec 10 2017
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Cedars Heart Program Best in the West Again

Drs. Caren and Urman are proud to be Attending Cardiologists in the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute ranked # 1 in the West and LA and #4 in the country for 2017-18 by US News & World Report For the 5th straight year, the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute has been ranked amoung the Top 10 Heart Programs in […]

  • Posted on: Aug 25 2017
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Dr Mark Urman Named 2017 Super Doctor®

We are proud to announce that for the ninth consecutive year, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologist Mark K. Urman, MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA has been named by his peers again for inclusion in the Super Doctors® List. Dr. Urman was selected by his peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in Southern California. After an extensive nomination and research […]

  • Posted on: Dec 13 2016
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Dr. Mark Urman Named 2016 Super Doctor®

We are proud to announce that for the eighth consecutive year, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologist Mark K. Urman, MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA has been named by his peers again for inclusion in the Super Doctors® List. Dr. Urman was selected by his peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in Southern California. After an extensive nomination and research […]

  • Posted on: Dec 12 2015
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Knowing the Good and Bads of Cholesterol

At COR Medical, we’re all about taking care of your heart. Drs. Caren and Urman are recognized by their peers to be among the top cardiologists in Los Angeles. Still, the best treatment is knowledge, especially if it can pre-empt issues such as heart disease. To that end, here are some facts about cholesterol. What […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2015
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How Does an Exercise Stress Echocardiogram Test Help?

A stress test is ideally used for testing heart diseases. A stress test is performed by a medical practitioner to help detect an abnormal rhythm or uncover evidence of ischemia. The most commonly used performance stress test is known as the “Exercise Stress Test”. The exercise stress test is also known as a stress test, […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2015
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Dr Urman In Wall Street Journal About Value of Second Opinions

Dr. Mark Urman is quoted in the Wall Street Journal regarding the importance of obtaining medical second opinions to help patients make sure they are getting the best medical care possible.  Dr. Urman is the first to encourage patients to get a second opinion if they have any doubt about his recommendations. Patients should not […]

  • Posted on: Aug 25 2015
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Exercise and Heart Health

Keep active, Keep Moving Don`t Sit if You Don`t Have To Medical research suggests that a sedentary lifestyle might be among the key risk factors for  heart disease.  Those who sit at work most of the day tend to have more health problems over time. However, the good news is that you can help prevent […]


Men and Women Have Different Hearts

The differences between males and females are evident when it comes to basic anatomy and the way we process emotions. However, there are differences between men and women’s hearts that need to be considered. In fact, more women die of heart disease annually than men, and there isn’t enough research and awareness to stop it. […]

  • Posted on: Feb 4 2015
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Dr Urman: 5 Steps Can Slash Heart Attack Risk 80 Percent

Dr. Mark Urman, preventive cardiologist at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, is quoted in Men’s Journal about a recent study that shows that middle-aged and older men were much less likely to have heart attacks over an average of 11 years if they drank moderately, didn’t smoke and did everything right on the diet, exercise and weight […]

  • Posted on: Nov 18 2014
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