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 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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Dr. Mark Urman Named a Patients’ Choice Award Winner for 2014

Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients’ Choice Award this year is Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute cardiologist Dr. Mark Urman. This is the second straight year that Dr. Urman of Los Angeles, California has been so honored. Choosing a doctor is one of the most important personal decisions patients make. Vitals provides patients with a powerful […]

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2014
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Dr Urman and Dr Caren Named Among Hollywood’s Top Doctors

Dr. Mark Urman and Dr. Jeffrey Caren are listed in The Hollywood Reporter and Castle Connolly‘s peer-selected Hollywood’s Top Doctors list in it’s inaugural year. 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 are among the very best in […]

  • Posted on: Sep 19 2014
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Pros and Cons of Generic Drugs

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), generic drugs are biologically equal to brand name drugs in dosage form, safety, strength, route of administration, quality, performance characteristics and intended use. Essentially, a generic drug is a copycat of a brand name drug (created after the patent from the brand name has ended). They’re also […]

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2014
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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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