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Isaac Yang

Issac Yang, MD

Isaac is the fourth generation of doctors in his family. His father, grandfather and great-grandfather were all physicians. A product of the University of California system, Isaac felt like he was coming home when he came to UCLA Health.

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Please send your CV to Robin Epstein Ludewig, Director of Human Resources Planning and Talent Acquisition at: PhysicianRecruitment@mednet.ucla.edu. Browse more physician opportunities here. Additional academic positions can be found by visiting our AP Recruit site.

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  • Isaac Yang

    Issac Yang, MD

    Isaac is the fourth generation of doctors in his family. His father, grandfather and great-grandfather were all physicians. A product of the University of California system, Isaac felt like he was coming home when he came to UCLA Health.
  • Dr. Maie St. John - Associate Professor

    Dr. Maie St. John
    Associate Professor, Head & Neck Surgery

    For Dr. St. John, her role with UCLA Health is the culmination of a dream. Ever since she was a little girl, she wanted to a cancer doctor. She joined UCLA in 1999 as an Associate Professor. Today, Dr. St. John and her colleagues are starting the organization's first Head & Neck Cancer Program.
  • Dr. Samuel Skootsky, Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Samuel Skootsky
    Chief Medical Officer, Faculty Practice & Medical Group

    Dr. Skootsky's role with UCLA Health has grown and evolved over the past 30 years. Today he serves as Chief Medical Officer for the Faculty Practice & Medical Group, as well as Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
  • Dr. Philip Levin, Chief Medical Officer

    Dr. Philip Levin
    Chief Medical Officer

    "Medicine gave me an extra 25 years with my father," says Dr. Philip Levin, who while in elementary school saw his father survive open-heart surgery. Dr. Levin came to UCLA in 1993 for his residency in Anesthesiology. Today, he serves as Interim Chief Medical Officer for UCLA Health.
  • Kevin Pimstone

    Kevin Pimstone, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Kevin Pimstone followed in the footsteps of his grandfather, father and brother when he became a physician. After starting his practice at UCLA, Dr. Pimstone worked in private practice for six years. When UCLA Health offered him the chance to open an office in Westlake Village, he jumped at the opportunity.
  • Giselle Namazie

    Giselle Namazie, MD
    Internal Medicine Assistant Clinical Professor

    One of the things that attracted Dr. Namazie to UCLA Health was the organization's emphasis on putting the patient first. Born in UCLA to two UCLA graduates, she did her undergraduate studies at UCLA and completed her residency in Internal Medicine there as well.
  • Tumaini Coker

    Tumaini Coker, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    As Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, Dr. Tumaini Coker teaches pediatric residents and medical students at the bedside. She is also a health services researcher with a passion for improving racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in health and health care.
  • Rauz Eshraghi

    Rauz Eshraghi, MD
    Internal Medicine Physician

    Dr. Eshraghi is an Internal Medicine Physician at the Westlake Village office of UCLA Health. She grew up in this community and did her residency at UCLA Health, so she feels right at home working with a close-knit medical team in this multispecialty office.
  • Catherine Lewis

    Catherine Lewis, MD
    Associate Professor of Trauma/Acute Care Surgery/Surgical Critical Care

    Dr. Lewis completed her general surgery residency at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Because of that experience and the diverse patient mix, she accepted a unique role as Associate Professor of Trauma, Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
  • Michael Yeh

    Michael W. Yeh, MD
    Section Chief of Endrocrine Surgery/Associate Professor in Surgery and Medicine

    When UCLA Health wanted to start an Endocrine Surgery program, they turned to Dr. Michael Yeh. Even though his father is also a UCLA Professor, Michael felt that UCLA was taking a chance on him. He was clearly inspired by the vote of confidence and the opportunity to break new ground in this challenging specialty.
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Connect with the patient and their family members by addressing them as Mr./Ms., or by the name they prefer.

Introduce yourself and your role.

Communicate what you are going to do, how long it is going to take, and how it will impact the patient.

Ask permission before examining the patient and anticipate patient and/or family needs, questions or concerns.

Respond to patient and/or family questions and requests with immediacy.

Exit courteously and/or with an explanation of what will come next (or when you will be back to check on them).