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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
  • transplantation
  • 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
  • Cardiac transplantation
  • Heart disease in pregnancy
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Heart disease in women support group
CONTACT INFORMATION
Telephone Number
(310) 825-9011 Information and Appointments


Fax Number
(310) 825-9012
PHYSICIANS & SPECIALISTS
Director Specialty
Watson, Karol MD Cardiovascular Disease

Physician
Aboulhosn, Jamil MD Cardiovascular Disease
Horwich, Tamara Beth MD Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine
Kean, Allison MD Cardiovascular Disease
Martinez, Dorothy MD Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Nathan, Lauren MD Obstetrics & Gynecology; Gynecology
Natterson, Barbara MD Cardiovascular Disease
Press, Marcella Anne Calfon MD, PhD Cardiology; Internal Medicine; Interventional Cardiology
Srikanthan, Preethi MD Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Vaseghi, Marmar MD Cardiology
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Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

Body System Location
Blood, Heart and Circulation
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Location
UCLA Cardiovascular Center
100 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 630 West
Los Angeles, CA 90095