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Patient Benefits of UCLA Aortic Center
- Reputation: Our doctors are leaders in their field. Many of them helped to develop and improve some of the surgical and endovascular techniques used at hospitals across the country today for aortic repair. Meet our expert team.
- Expert Diagnosis: We use the most advanced imaging techniques available today to quickly diagnose aortic disease and pinpoint its cause. Our on-site imaging means we can often schedule same-day testing for fast and convenient evaluation. Learn more about diagnosis and treatment.
- Advanced Treatments: We specialize in complex, high-risk procedures of the aorta including the latest minimally invasive endovascular repair and hybrid repair techniques.
- Team Approach: Our team includes specialists in vascular surgery, cardiac surgery, anesthesiology, cardiology, radiology and other medical specialists. They work together to diagnose and treat our patients.
Patient Referrals to UCLA Aortic Center
Our partnership with health professionals in the community is key to our success at UCLA Health. It is our goal to assist you with referring a patient to UCLA and getting access to our continuing medical education program. Registered nurses and referral coordinators are available to assist referring physicians and case managers access services at UCLA Health and/or immediately transfer care through the Aortic Center phone line 310-267-8234 (310-AORTAFIX). Our physicians are also available for a one-on-one phone or online consultation to discuss patient cases as they arise. You can contact our experts via email at [email protected] or [email protected].
If you are a physician or his/her representative, please contact our referral number at 310-267-8234 (310-AORTAFIX) or the individual physician's office. If a prompt response is not received, please contact the UCLA Page Operator at 310-825-6301 and request the Transfer Center or call the UCLA Transfer Center directly at 310-825-0909. Make sure you state it is an acute aortic emergency. Transfer requests will be fulfilled immediately.
The UCLA Transfer Center may be able to further assist in facilitating transfers to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Transfer requests will be fulfilled immediately. To reach the UCLA Transfer Center call 310-825-0909.
Registered nurses and referral coordinators are available to assist referring physicians and case managers access services at UCLA Health through the UCLA Physician Referral Service phone line: 310-267-8234 (310-AORTAFIX).