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Smoking Cessation Treatment

Smoking Cessation Treatment Programs for UCLA Faculty, Staff and Patients

The following treatment programs and providers have expertise in assisting patients to stop smoking.  If interested, please contact them directly to schedule an initial appointment.  


Smoking Cessation Programs

UCLA Freedom From Smoking Program

UCLA Health is now offering an 8-session smoking cessation program to help its employees, family members, and people in the community to finally kick the habit!  The "Freedom From Smoking®" program is a well-proven program designed by the American Lung Association®.

The sessions will be held in the 200 UCLA Medical Plaza Building, Suite 204 and runs 90 minutes to 2 hours on Tuesday evenings, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

As part of UCLA Wellness Initiative, the discounted cost for UCLA employees is $100  (for non-UCLA employees, the cost is $150).

Please contact (310) 825-0014 for more information and to sign up today!

200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste. 206C
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7038

Los Angeles County Tobacco Cessation and Education Resources

Local Listing for Tobacco Cessation and Education Resources Read more » 


UCLA Quit Smoking Research Study 

Volunteers Needed for a Weight Training & Smoking Cessation Study. 

The purpose of this project is to determine the effects of a 12-week resistance training and Nicotine-Replacement Therapy program on cardiovascular function among regular smokers.  FREE personal training & strength testing from a certified fitness trainer. FREE Counseling services for smoking cessation. Receive up to $225 in compensation, and more. 
Contact Sharon Lee at (310) 825-6611 or download our flyer for complete details ».  


Physicians with Expertise in Smoking Cessation

UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic

This specialty clinic located in 300 Medical Plaza is staffed by UCLA Addiction psychiatrists and the UCLA psychiatry residents.  All FDA-approved medications for smoking cessation are prescribed for patients.  Most insurances are accepted and appointments can be made by calling (310) 825-9989.

For more information please contact:
Timothy Fong, MD
(310) 825-1479
tfong@mednet.ucla.edu

UCLA Family Health Center: Smoking Cessation

Dr. Keith Heinzerling directs an addiction medicine clinic within the department of Family Medicine and can prescribe all of the FDA-approved medications for smoking cessation.

Family Health Center
1920 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 319-4700
Ask for Yvonne (Clinic Manager) to schedule an appointment

UCLA Internal Medicine Group

200 Peter Morton Medical Building, Suite 420
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1685
(310) 206-6232

Michael Ong, MD
Alison Moore, MD
Arthur Gomez, MD

UCLA-Affiliated Private Practice Psychiatrists

Jeremy Martinez
10921 Wilshire Boulevard #610
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 737-8499
Reef Karim
9777 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 704
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 271 8700 
Mark Hrymoc
Addiction Medicine Group
Cedars-Sinai Medical Office Towers
8631 W. 3rd St, Suite 920E
Los Angeles, California 90048
(310) 601-9999 Phone
(310) 601-9998 Fax

Addiction Medicine Specialists

Thomas K. Ciesla, MD, PhD
Thomas K. Ciesla, MD, Inc.
1301 20th Street, Suite 212
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 315-0300 Phone
(310) 315-0302 Fax
tciesla@ucla.edu
Itai Danovitch, MD
Cedar Sinai Medical Center
8730 Alden Drive, Suite W-101
Los Angeles, CA 90077
(310) 423-8198 Phone
(310) 423-0114 Fax
Timothy J. Hayes, MD, MPH
1301 20th St, Suite 210
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 315-0303 Phone
(310) 315-0302 Fax
timhayes@ucla.edu
Robert S. Martin, MD
2811 Wilshire Blvd #620
Santa Monica, CA 90403-4806
(310) 828-4944 Phone
(310) 828-0125 Fax
Romana Zvereva, MD
10921 Wilshire Blvd, #412
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 821-2151 Phone
(310) 821-0060 Fax
Monisha R. Vasa, MD
180 Newport Center Drive, Suite 270
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 612-395


Support Groups

Nicotine Anonymous
Toll-free number: 1-877-879-6422


Help Lines


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