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Bruce Ferrell, MD

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Bruce Ferrell, MD

UCLA Physician Bruce Ferrell, MD specializes in Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine.
Specialty
Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
G60156
Contact
(310) 206-8272 Westwood office
(310) 206-6232
(310) 319-4371 Santa Monica office
Fax Number
(310) 794-2113 Westwood office
(310) 319-4141 Santa Monica office
Voted Best Doctor
PRACTICE LOCATION

Westwood
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 420
Los Angeles, Ca 90095

Santa Monica
1245 16th Street, Suite 204
Santa Monica, CA 90404

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008
Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1988, 2009
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1983
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Geriatric Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1987 - 1989
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1980 - 1982
Internship
Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1979 - 1980
Degree
MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1979
CLINICAL INTEREST
Pain Management, Palliative Care
AFFILIATION
MORE INFORMATION
Additional Information

Dr. Ferrell is Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Division of Geriatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is Associate Chief for Education in the Division of Geriatrics. Heis the Director of the Adult Palliative Care serving the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center and the UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital.

Doctor Ferrell was awarded the David Geffen School Of Medicine's Award for Excellence in Education in 2005.

After completing medical school and internal medicine residency at the University of Oklahoma, he trained in Geriatric Medicine at UCLA. He has held a UCLA faculty appointment for more than 20 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Fellow of the American Geriatrics Society.

He is a member of the Gerontological Society of America and The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care.

Dr. Ferrell's research interest is applied clinical research. He is a recognized national and international leader in the area of persistent pain in older persons. He has conducted studies, authored numerous publications, and was Chair of the American Geriatrics Society's panel for the development of clinical practice guidelines for the management of persistent pain in older persons.

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