In addition to the six specialties highlighted, UCLA Health physicians can provide a second opinion in virtually every medical specialty. Specialties include endocrinology, gastroenterology, obstetrics and gynecology, otolaryngology, urology, and many others.
As one of the leading programs in the United States, UCLA Health endocrinology is dedicated to advancing the scientific knowledge and understanding of diabetes, endocrine and metabolic disorders.
When you choose UCLA Health for endocrinology, you benefit from recognized expertise, targeted care and a research-driven approach.
Our areas of care include a Diabetes Program, an Endocrine Center, a Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Program, and a Program for Reducing Obesity (PRO).
We treat all types of endocrine and metabolic disorders such as Addison’s disease (adrenal insufficiency), diabetes, goiter, Grave’s disease, Hashimoto disease, hyperthyroidism, and hypothyroidism.
Since its inception in 1953, the UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases has been recognized as one of the world’s foremost clinical and research institutions.
We provide care for both common and rare digestive system diseases and conditions. When you choose our team, you benefit from a multidisciplinary approach, holistic care, and access to clinical trials and research.
We offer a range of programs that address digestive problems and GI nutritional concerns, including a Celiac Disease Program, a Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD), a Center for Obesity and Metabolic Health (COMET), a Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) Clinic, General gastroenterology, A Hepatology Program, an Integrative Digestive Health and Wellness Program, Interventional endoscopy, Pancreaticobiliary diseases, Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, and more.
The spectrum of gastrointestinal and liver disorders is vast. At UCLA Health, our specialists can help you manage your symptoms and treat these illnesses. Some of the most common include General GI disorders, Celiac disease and other gluten-associated disorders, Esophageal and motility disorders, Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Liver disorders and Pancreatic disorders.
Obstetrics and Gynecology Expertise
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCLA has a long tradition of excellence in women's health care and ranks among the best in the country. Our team of expert healthcare providers offers the full spectrum of clinical services and treatments, providing routine obstetrics and gynecology care as well as advanced care for complex conditions.
Our physicians are poised to provide comprehensive women’s health services through our innovative clinical programs: Chronic Pelvic Pain, Family Planning, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery / Urogynecology, Fertility and Reproductive Health (Reproductive Endocrinology), Gynecologic Oncology (Female Cancers), Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine (High Risk Pregnancy), Minimally Invasive Surgery, Obstetrics (Prenatal care) and Reproductive Genetics / Genetic Counseling.
Our healthcare providers specialize in everything from routine prenatal care and labor and delivery to high-risk pregnancies and treatments for complex gynecological conditions.
UCLA Ear, Nose, and Throat inpatient care is consistently ranked among the top out of more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide.
The UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery is widely acclaimed for having established the first Voice Center on the West Coast in 2005 and having played a central role in the development of novel treatments for voice disorders, such as surgery for spasmodic dysphonia, vocal cord paralysis, and airway stenosis.
Through the efforts of the Otology/Neurotology faculty, UCLA has become the established center for cochlear implantation, one of only a handful of facilities in Southern California where the life-changing procedure is performed.
The department has achieved a success rate that exceeds 99% in performing approximately 1,500 microvascular reconstructive surgeries during the 20 years since this program was established. Our institutional success rate currently equals or exceeds that reported by all other medical centers in the world.
At the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery, a wide range of consultative and therapeutic services is provided for adult and pediatric patients. These services include a Cochlear Implant Program, an Endocrine Surgery Program, a Head and Neck Cancer Program, Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, a Nasal and Sinus Disease Program, Otology/Neurotology, Pediatric Otolaryngology, a Swallowing Disorder Program, UCLA Balance Program, UCLA Facial Aesthetic Program, UCLA Voice Center for Medicine and the Arts, and an Airway Stenosis Program.
For over 50 years, the urology specialists at UCLA have continued to break new ground and set the standards of care for patients suffering from urological conditions. In collaboration with our eminent research scientists, our internationally acclaimed physicians have pioneered treatments for many conditions, including bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stones & urinary obstruction, kidney transplant, minimally invasive/robotics surgery, pediatric urology, pelvic floor disorders, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, sexual dysfunction in men., urologic oncology.
The excellence of our programs has been acknowledged by the National Institutes of Health, which has designated our prostate and kidney cancer programs as centers of excellence.