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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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Men’s Health Month: Screenings for Early Detection of Heart Disease

Men’s health is in the spotlight for the month of June. For the most part, men habitually avoid going to see their doctors until there is some sort of health emergency. Women out live men on average of 5 years in the United States, with cardiovascular disease as the leading cause for men’s death. The […]

  • Posted on: Jun 6 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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Drinking Alcohol and Heart Health

Can moderate alcohol consumption benefit people who have heart disease? What are the benefits? Alcohol can be good for the heart but like many other things in life, too much of a good thing can be bad as well. Research suggests that regular small amounts of alcohol can have a protective effect on one’s heart […]

  • Posted on: Apr 26 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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Is Erectile Dysfunction a Sign of Heart Disease?

Erectile Dysfunction (commonly known as “ED”)  refers to a man’s inability to hold an erection sufficient enough for sexual intercourse. Though many men may not realize it, ED can be an early warning sign of major heart problems. Atherosclerosis is a process where plaque builds in the arteries, potentially leaving them clogged. Smaller arteries of […]

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2014
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