Mark K. Urman MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA
Mark K. Urman, MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA, is a cardiologist at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Immediate-Past Medical Director of the Heart Institute's Consultative and Preventive Heart Center and former Clinical Chief of the Division of Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai, where he has been in practice since 1994. His main interests are clinical, non-invasive and consultative cardiology, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, echocardiography and preventive cardiology.
Dr. Urman is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA), and a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) and is board-certified in cardiovascular diseases and echocardiography.
Dr. Urman serves on the Medical Advisory Board of the Heart Foundation at Cedars-Sinai, and the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles County Division of the American Heart Association.
Dr. Urman has had the distinction of being recognized by his peers in U.S. News & World Report’s Top Doctors and Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors™. Also, he has been named one of America's Top Physicians in Cardiology by the Consumer's Research Council of America every year since 2003, listed in the Guide to America's Top Cardiologists every year since 2006 and is found in The Leading Physicians of the World, which recognizes doctors of excellence. He has been selected a Top Cardiologist in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills by the International Association of Cardiologists and was featured in the last five consecutive Super Doctors® editions of Los Angeles magazine. These top physicians are selected by their peers, with Dr. Urman being chosen as one of the best cardiologists in Southern California. Dr. Urman has been awarded the Ben Newman, MD Award at Cedars-Sinai in recognition for compassion and empathy toward his patients and recognized for his outstanding teaching of cardiology trainees at Cedars-Sinai.
Dr. Urman has written many articles in peer-reviewed publications, including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Radiology and Echocardiography. In addition to his published research articles, Dr. Urman has lectured extensively on hyperlipidemia, hypertension, heart failure and the pharmacological and lifestyle management of cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Urman earned his bachelor's and medical degrees from Northwestern University, where he was enrolled in the Honors Program. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at Cedars-Sinai and his cardiology fellowship at the UCLA-West Los Angeles Veteran's Administration Medical Center.