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Women's Cardiovascular Health Center


The Department of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Women's Cardiovascular Health Center

The UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Health Center is a unique program dedicated to the prevention, treatment and management of cardiovascular disease in women. Because cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women and women often present with different symptoms than men, we take a specialized approach to caring for women with heart disease.

The UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Health Center offers a comprehensive array of cardiovascular healthcare services, designed specifically for women, in a single location. Accomplished cardiovascular specialists work together to provide the highest quality prevention and care, integrating the most recent advances in cardiovascular research and medicine.

The UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Health Center is aligned with the Iris Cantor UCLA Women's Health Center to provide comprehensive care and education to women.

We take a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, and all members of our team are dedicated to managing everything from education and counseling in coronary artery disease prevention to the treatment of complex cardiac and vascular disease.

Our expert team addresses such conditions as:

  • general cardiology
  • hypertension
  • heart disease in pregnancy
  • arrhythmias  
  • valvular heart disease
  • heart failure
  • complex coronary artery disease
  • cardiac imaging
  • rheumatology
  • vascular disease

Services provided:

  • Cardiovascular health assessment
  • Prevention and counseling (including nutrition and smoking cessation counseling, referral to community stress reduction and exercise programs, cardiac rehabilitation all specifically tailored for women )
  • General cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac stress testing
  • Coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart failure
  • Heart disease in pregnancy
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Heart disease in women support group
    Telephone Number
    (310) 825-9011 Information and Appointments

    Fax Number
    (310) 825-9012

    UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program

    Women's Cardiovascular Health

    Director Specialty
    Watson, Karol MD Cardiovascular Disease

    Horwich, Tamara Beth MD Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine
    Press, Marcella Anne Calfon MD, PhD Cardiology; Internal Medicine; Interventional Cardiology

    Dave, Ravi MD Cardiovascular Disease
    Shah, Janki Bhuva MD Cardiology
    Cardiovascular Disease

    Body System Location
    Blood, Heart and Circulation

    Consulting Physicians
    Aboulhosn, Jamil MD Cardiovascular Disease
    Kean, Allison MD Cardiovascular Disease
    Martinez, Dorothy MD Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    Nathan, Lauren MD Obstetrics & Gynecology; Gynecology
    Natterson, Barbara MD Cardiovascular Disease
    Srikanthan, Preethi MD Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    Vaseghi, Marmar MD Cardiology

    UCLA Cardiovascular Center
    100 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 630 West
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
    (310) 825-9011

    Thousand Oaks
    100 Moody Court
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
    (805) 418-3500