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Primary Care

Dr. Evelyn Curls, Internal Medicine. UCLA Health.

Evelyn Curls, MD,MBA
Internal Medicine

Dr. Evelyn Curls grew up in the Los Angeles area and attended Harvard-Westlake High School before going on to receive her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southern California. She obtained her Doctorate in Medicine while also receiving her Masters of Business Administration at UCLA. Before starting her residency training she worked as a consultant for Johnson & Johnson both domestically and abroad in Narobi, Kenya and Accra, Ghana. She served as a business consultant for HIV clinics helping them to improve their operations and funding though establishing microfinance ventures. More »

   
Dr. Terence Hammer, Family Medicine. UCLA Health.

Terence Hammer, MD
Family Medicine

 
   
Dr. Jason Hove, Family Medicine. UCLA Health.

Jason Hove, MD
Family Medicine

Dr. Jason Hove, a Manhattan Beach native, earned his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and completed his Family Medicine internship and residency at UCLA. He is a former Mira Costa Mustang who participated on multiple high school athletic teams including football, basketball and track & field, before going on to play football at Harvard University where he received his undergraduate degree. Dr. Hove is board certified in Family Medicine. More »

   
Dr. Jennifer Logan, Family Medicine. UCLA Health.

Jennifer Logan, MD
Family Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Logan grew up in southern Virginia but has always loved Southern California and made it her goal to one day settle in the South Bay. She is thrilled to join UCLA Health. She first obtained her undergraduate degree in Molecular Psychobiology at the State University of New York in Binghamton where she graduated summa cum laude and was honored with the prestigious Award for Student Excellence. She completed her Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and completed her Family Medicine Residency at UCLA. More »

   
Dr. Nicholas Tangchaivang, Internal Medicine. UCLA Health.

Nicholas Tangchaivang, MD
Internal Medicine

 

   
Dr. Sandra Vizireanu, Family Medicine. UCLA Health.

Sandra Vizireanu, MD
Family Medicine

Dr. Sandra Vizireanu was born in the beautiful beach city of Constanta, Romania and moved to Westlake Village, California at the age of 8. The first physician in a family of engineers, she graduated with BA degrees in Integrative Biology and Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, then received her MD from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia. Returning to Los Angeles to be with her family, she completed her residency in Family Medicine at the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Following graduation, she worked with Emergent Medical Associates gaining extensive experience in emergency and urgent care medicine. More »

   

Specialty Care

Daniel Cho, MD
Digestive Diseases/Gastroenterology
   
Dr. Gary Chuang, Dermatology. UCLA Health.

Gary Chuang, MD
Dermatology

 

   
Dr. Marian Kaldas, Rheumatology. UCLA Health.

Marian Kaldas, MD
Rheumatology

Dr. Marian Kaldas is a Southern California native and has been part of the UCLA family since her high school years when she won a scholarship for doing over 1000 hours of hospital volunteering. She received her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience at UCLA, her medical degree from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and completed her internship, residency and fellowship in Rheumatology all with UCLA. She joined the UCLA Faculty practicing Rheumatology and Hospitalist medicine and is now excited to join UCLA Health practicing Rheumatology full-time. More »

   
Dr. Gopi Manthripragada, Cardiology. UCLA Health.

Gopi Manthripragada, MD
Cardiology

Dr. Gopi Manthripragada earned his medical degree at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center and residencies at Georgetown and the VA Medical Center. Dr. Manthripragada completed fellowships in Cardiology at the University of Pittsburgh, Interventional Cardiology at UCLA School of Medicine and Vascular Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. His clinical interests include Angina, Atherosclerosis, Cardiac Catheterization, Cholesterol, Intermittent Claudication and Invasive Cardiac Interventions. More »

   
Dr. Tim Provias, Cardiovascular Disease. UCLA Health.

Tim Provias, MD
Cardiovascular Disease

 

   
Dr. Lawrence Taw, Acupuncturist. UCLA Health.

Lawrence Taw, MD
Acupuncturist

Dr. Lawrence Taw is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He graduated with his B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, Riverside and M.D. from the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, an affiliate of Stanford University along with a fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, and has obtained his Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. He is board-certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine as well as in Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, and Herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. More »