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COR Medical Group, Inc. 8635 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Get Directions

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Modern and cutting-edge medical practice offering patients state-of-the-art technologies while maintaining old-fashioned values which emphasize personalized patient care.Read more

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Mark K. Urman, MD has been in practice since 1994. He is dedicated to diagnosing, treating, managing and preventing diseases,...Read more

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i have been going to Dr urman for the past 15 years he has always been the best doctor anyone would want
in Los Angeles, CA |
Always takes time to thoroughly explain everything. Inspires confidence. Forthright. Thoughtful. A genuinely good person as well as a superb doctor.
in Los Angeles, CA |
Caring, considerate, medically conservative, nice person, superb doctor.
in Encino, CA |
Dr. Urman is a superb heart doctor, explains things clearly, is very caring, is always on time, but yet gives you whatever time you need. The staff is also very helpful and friendly I would definitely recommend him to both family and friends.
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Lipidology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease

Conditions Treated

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Dr. Urman is one of a few select cardiologists in the US to have earned the esteemed recognition of being named a Fellow of the country's two most prestigious professional cardiovascular organizations. In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA), honors that attest to his commitment to excellence, innovation and leadership in clinical cardiology, he is also a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE). Dr. Urman is board-certified in cardiovascular diseases and echocardiography. He is the immediate-past Medical Director of the Preventive and Consultative Heart Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and was the inaugural Medical Director of the Heart Center and a past Clinical Chief of the Division of Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Urman is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine at both UCLA Medical School and Cedars-Sinai where he has been recognized for his outstanding teaching of cardiology trainees. 

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  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Amyloid Cardiopathy
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Arrhythmia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Myxoma
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Bradycardia
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Family History of Heart Disease
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Blood Vessel Blockage
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insulin Resistance Syndrome
  • Labored Breathing
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Blood Thinner Administration
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Coumadin® Management
  • Echocardiogram Interpretation
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Interpretation of Exercise Stress Tests
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • PET Scan
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Stress Test
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    West Los Angeles Va Med Ctr/UCLA

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Other Education
    Harvard Medical School

    Completed in 1980

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2012-2016
    • US News & World Report Top Doctor, 2012
    • Guide To America's Top Cardiologists, Consumers Research Council of America, 2006-2015
    • Outstanding Teaching Award, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Cardiology Fellowship Program, 2006-2007
    • • Top Cardiologist in Los Angeles, International Association of Cardiology, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2016
    • Hollywood’s Top Doctors, 2014, 2015
    • Leading Physicians of the World, 2009, 2013, 2015, 2016
    • Super Doctors, Southern California (Los Angeles Magazine), 2008-2016
    • American College of Cardiology/Syntex Continuing Medical Education Scholarship Award, 1994
    • Ben Newman, MD Award, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Recognition for compassion and empathy towards patients), 1991
    • America’s Top Physicians, Cardiology, Consumer’s Research Council of America, 2003- 2006
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  • Media & Publications
    • LA Times: A second opinion could save your life, 05/24/2015
    • LA Times: Foods that cut sugar aren't necessarily a sweet choice, 06/14/2010
    • LA Times: Simple steps can cut deadly risk of heart disease, study finds, 11/15/2010
    • LA Times: Coffee studies should warm your heart, 04/10/2011
    • LA Times: FDA to ban trans-fats, 11/7/2013
    • Two-dimensional Coronary MR angiography: Analysis of initial clinical results, 1994
    • Routine Echocardiographic Views Miss Significant Pleural Effusions: Bilateral Chest Scanning is Required, 1995
    • Two-dimensional coronary MRA: limitations and artifacts, 1996
    • MRI of Pseudoaneurysm of a Brachial Venous Coronary Bypass Graft, 1996
    • Two-dimensional Coronary MR angiography: Analysis of initial clinical results, 1994
    • US News & World Report: Heart health benefits of chocolate, 06/16/2015
    • Mens Journal: Five steps can slash heart attack risk 80 percent, 11/18/2014
    • Bloomberg Business Week: Fish oil pills, 06/28/2013
    • WebMD: Sound sleep important for heart health, 09/10/2015
    • CNN: Physicians can’t be patient’s friends, 10/13/2011
    • Wall Street Journal: The importance and value of second opinions, 08/24/2015
    • CBS Radio: Open-Line with Scott Mason, 09/06/2010
    • CBS News: New CPR Guidelines, 10/18/2010

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Urman says...

Mark K. Urman, MD has been in practice since 1994. He is dedicated to diagnosing, treating, managing and preventing diseases, conditions and disorders exclusively of the heart and cardiovascular system. He is well-recognized for his expertise in clinical, non-invasive and consultative cardiology, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, echocardiography and preventive cardiology.

Dr. Urman is the immediate-past Medical Director of the Preventive and Consultative Heart Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and was the inaugural Medical Director of the Heart Center and a past Clinical Chief of the Division of Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine at both the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he has been recognized for his outstanding teaching of cardiology trainees.

Dr. Urman is one of a few select cardiologists in the US to have earned the esteemed recognition of being named a Fellow of the country's two most prestigious professional cardiovascular organizations. In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA), honors that attest to his commitment to excellence, innovation and leadership in clinical cardiology, he is also a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE). Dr. Urman is board-certified in cardiovascular diseases and echocardiography. 

Dr. Urman has the distinction of being recognized by his peers in U.S. News & World Report's Top Doctors and Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™. In addition to being one of America's Best Doctors, he has been honored for his expertise by being named one of "America's Top Physicians" in Cardiology (Consumer's Research Council of America) multiple times, has been listed in The Guide to America's Top Cardiologists every year since 2006 and now is found in The Leading Physicians of The World recognizing Doctors of Excellence. He has been selected a Top Cardiologist in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills by the International Association of Cardiologists. Dr. Urman has been chosen in the last seven consecutive Southern California Super Doctors® editions of Los Angeles Magazine (most recently in the January 2015 issue). These top doctors in Los Angeles were selected via independent research and polling of their peers and Dr. Urman is humbled that he has been repeatedly recognized as one of the best cardiologists in Los Angeles. He also has been named as an "Industry Favorite" on the Hollywood's Top Doctors list in the Hollywood Reporter. While he is proud of his recognition as a top cardiologist, he especially takes pride in being able to connect with his patients. As a testament to this, he was awarded the Ben Newman, MD Award at Cedars-Sinai in recognition for compassion and empathy toward his patients. 

Dr. Urman has written many articles in peer-reviewed medical publications, has presented his research internationally and has lectured extensively on hyperlipidemia, hypertension, heart failure and the pharmacological and lifestyle management of cardiovascular disease. He has traveled internationally to consult on patients and has patients who come from as far as Asia and the Middle East to seek his care.

Dr. Urman has appeared on, quoted by and been sought after by local and national news, web and television programs including CNN, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, CBS Radio, CBS 2 News, ABC 7 News, The Doctors, Doctor 90210, Dr. Oz on Fox, WebMD, Health Day, Medscape, Yahoo News, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Men's Journal.

Dr. Urman received his bachelor's and medical degrees from Northwestern University where he was enrolled in the Honors Program. A native Angelino (he was born at the old Cedars of Lebanon hospital), he was glad to return home to complete his internal medicine internship and residency at Cedars-Sinai and his cardiology fellowship at the UCLA-West Los Angeles Veteran's Administration Medical Center. 

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Dr. Urman's Care Philosophy

Modern and cutting-edge medical practice offering patients state-of-the-art technologies while maintaining old-fashioned values which emphasize personalized patient care.

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Dr. Urman says...

Dr. Urman is one of a few select cardiologists in the US to have earned the esteemed recognition of being named a Fellow of the country's two most prestigious professional cardiovascular organizations. In addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA), honors that attest to his commitment to excellence, innovation and leadership in clinical cardiology, he is also a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE). Dr. Urman is board-certified in cardiovascular diseases and echocardiography. He is the immediate-past Medical Director of the Preventive and Consultative Heart Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and was the inaugural Medical Director of the Heart Center and a past Clinical Chief of the Division of Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Urman is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine at both UCLA Medical School and Cedars-Sinai where he has been recognized for his outstanding teaching of cardiology trainees. 

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Dr. Urman says...

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate and value your opinion. Please feel free to speak with our staff with any concerns at 310-659-0715