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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 and Dr Caren Honored as Top Hollywood Doctors

For the second year in a row, Dr Mark Urman and Dr. Jeffrey Caren are listed in the The Hollywood Reporter and Castle Connolly’s peer-selected Hollywood’s Top Doctors list. The top doctors who are listed were nominated by their peers in an extensive survey process of thousands of American doctors each year. Those doctors who […]

  • Posted on: Sep 13 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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Advantages Of Holter Monitor

A holter monitor is a small device that records your heart rhythm rate. It serves the same function as an ECG, but helps in continuous monitoring of the heart rate, unlike the former. Holter monitoring is suggested by doctors when they need to examine their patient’s heart condition over a couple of days. The portable […]


Three Signs of Cardiovascular Disease to Watch Out For

Cardiovascular disease is a generic term that refers to medical conditions associated with the heart, such as heart failure, artery disease, angina, congenital cardiac defects, cardiac irregularities and arrhythmias. Being aware of the signs of cardiovascular disease is key to preserving your cardiac health. When you are well-informed about the signs of cardiovascular diseases, you […]


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 […]


Dr Urman Recognized By Patients as a Compassionate Doctor Again

Once again, Dr. Mark Urman of Los Angeles, CA is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. Patients’ Choice and Vitals.com has announced that Dr. Mark Urman was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2014 Compassionate Doctor Certification. And you don’t have to wait an unreasonable time in his office to experience […]

  • Posted on: May 20 2015
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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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Drs. Mark Urman and Jeffrey Caren Named 2015 Super Doctors®

We are proud to announce that for the fourth 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 22 2014
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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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