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Brett H. Schussel, NP

Diagnostic Radiology
Primary Location
Santa Monica Outpatient Imaging & Interventional Center
1245 16th Street
Suite 110
Santa Monica, California 90404


Nurse Practitioner Director
UCLA lung Cancer Screening Program

Brett Schussel has taken on varying roles as a nurse practitioner at UCLA Medical Center since receiving his Masters of Science degree from UCLA in 2012. After spending several years in Thoracic Surgery, Brett was chosen by the Department of Radiology to create a comprehensive lung cancer screening program for the hospital system. He is passionate about lung cancer screening and the importance creating a multidisciplinary approach to both screening and treatment. He is involved in lung cancer research and is continually altering and updating the current screening program to improve outcomes for patients, as well as reimbursement opportunities for the hospital system. Brett has obtained a National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice through the Association for Addiction Professionals and runs a clinic for tobacco cessation.




Medical Board Certification

Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), 2012


UCLA School of Nursing, MSN, 2012