Education

Fellowship
Geriatric Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1989
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1982
Internship
Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1980
Degree
MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1979

Medical Board Certifications

Hospice and Palliative Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008
Geriatric Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1988
Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1983

State License

G60156
  • About Me

    About Me

    Dr. Ferrell is Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Division of Geriatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is Associate Chief for Education in the Division of Geriatrics. Heis the Director of the Adult Palliative Care serving the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center and the UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital.

    Doctor Ferrell was awarded the David Geffen School Of Medicine's Award for Excellence in Education in 2005.

    After completing medical school and internal medicine residency at the University of Oklahoma, he trained in Geriatric Medicine at UCLA. He has held a UCLA faculty appointment for more than 20 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Fellow of the American Geriatrics Society.

    He is a member of the Gerontological Society of America and The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care.

    Dr. Ferrell's research interest is applied clinical research. He is a recognized national and international leader in the area of persistent pain in older persons. He has conducted studies, authored numerous publications, and was Chair of the American Geriatrics Society's panel for the development of clinical practice guidelines for the management of persistent pain in older persons.

  • Locations

    Internal Medicine/Geriatrics

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 420
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-206-8272
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Hospice and Palliative Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008
    Geriatric Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1988
    Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1983

    Education

    Fellowship
    Geriatric Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1989
    Residency
    Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1982
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1980
    Degree
    MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1979
  • Clinical Interests
    • Pain Management
    • Palliative Care
  • Research

    Publications