Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Neurology and Neurosurgery Unit (6 North)
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
About Our Unit
The Neurology and Neurosurgery Unit (6 North) provides comprehensive care to individuals with neurological symptoms associated with stroke, neurological diseases, and post-neurosurgical intervention.
Our unit is specialized to meet the unique needs of our patients. We are able to provide for those who require:
- Neurological Observation: Comprehensive and frequent neurological monitoring managed by our trained team of knowledgeable physicians and nurses.
- Cardiac Observation: Continuous cardiac assessment, monitoring, and treatment delivered by our highly skilled nursing staff.
About Your Care
Our multidisciplinary team of physicians, registered nurses, clinical social workers, discharge planners, case managers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists strive for optimal patient outcomes with the help of cutting-edge medical science, nursing, and technology.
Our goal is to provide patient and family focused care. The Neuroscience and Stroke multidisciplinary team stabilizes the patients medically and guides them on the path toward functional independence and self-sufficiency. We personalize care, in order to meet the specific needs of the patient and family, and we tailor our approach with cultural sensitivity and understanding. The team also focuses on assisting the patient and family to cope with the residual effects of neurological illness or surgery.
Useful Information to Know During Your Stay
Our unit offers an intensive environment with 24-hour service that includes frequent assessments, diagnostic testing, and blood work that can be done throughout the day and night in order to ensure our patient's physiological well-being. We encourage your loved ones to support you during your hospitalization. On occasion, you may experience a delay of tests or procedures due to the complexity of our patients' cases. We will make every effort to facilitate timely service.
Our Nursing Management team includes experienced and dedicated practitioners who are available to assist you and your family if you have questions and concerns during and after your hospital stay.
Quick Reference Guide
Grace Mayne, DNP, RN, NE-BC, RN-BC
Day Clinical Nurse Manager
Jessica Lee, BSN, RN, SCRN
Night Clinical Nurse Manager
Bianca Ghermezian, MSN, RN, CCRN
Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Specialist
Katie Kozakowski, MSN, NP, CNS, SCRN
Lead Nurse On Duty