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Women's Cardiovascular Health


The Department of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Women's Cardiovascular Health

The UCLA Women's Cardiovascular 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 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 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 Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease

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

Dave, Ravi MD Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease
Shah, Janki Bhuva MD Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease
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 (Westwood)
100 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 630 West
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(310) 825-9011
Thousand Oaks - Primary & Specialty Care
100 Moody Court
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(805) 418-3500