Physician Spotlight

Ramesh K Arora

MD

Specialty:
  • Cardiovascular Disease
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Kenneth L Buch

MD

Specialty:
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Nagaraj M Chetty

MD

Specialty:
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Nicholas C Di Domenico

MD

Specialty:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
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Renee Dua

MD

Specialty:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
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Herbert D Huddleston

MD

Specialty:
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
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Leon Iri Kupferwasser

MD

Specialty:
  • Cardiovascular Disease
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Kamran Malek

MD

Specialty:
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Lawrence L Menzer

MD

Specialty:
  • Pediatrics
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Todd D Moldawer

MD

Specialty:
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
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Charles E Weidmann

MD

Specialty:
  • Rheumatology
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Videos

Edward James Olmos Supports VPH

Actor Edward James Olmos talks about how he sent a friend with diabetes to the team at VPH's state-of-the-art Amputation Prevention Center, ...

Honoring Dr Di Domenico

In this tribute, VPH patients and peers talk about Dr. Nicholas Di Domenico's practice, and he reveals his greatest pride in treating patients ...

Valley Hip and Knee Institute

The Valley Hip and Knee Institute offers advanced joint replacement treatment. Drs. Herbert Huddleston and Erik N. Zeegen, together have ...

Pequeños Tesoros - Maternidad

Servicios de maternidad...

Little Treasures - Maternity

Little Treasures maternity services at VPH delivers more babies than any other hospital in the region. With our family-centered approach, you ...

Acute Rehab - L. Yates Gritton, MD

Dr. L. Yates Gritton, MD of Valley Presbyterian Hospital discusses the Acute Rehab program, including the interdisciplinary staff members and ...

Aging - Ali Sheybani, MD

Dr. Ali Sheybani discusses some of the factors that can contribute to better health among older adults. Exercise and a healthy diet can reduce ...

Back Pain - B. Barcohana, MD

Dr. Bob Barcohana, an orthopedic specialist at VPH, discusses the causes of lower back pain, methods to prevent injury, and back surgery as a ...

Cardiology - Munaf Shamji, MD

Dr. Munaf Shamji, MD, a cardiology specialist at VPH, discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatment options of heart attacks and heart ...

Charcot Foot - Babak Kosari, DPM

Dr. Kosari is board certified in foot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS), with a highly specialized and ...

Contraception - S. Kossari, MD

Dr. Sean Kossari, MD, an obstetrician / gynecologist at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, discusses hormonal contraception including benefits, ...

Diabetes - Joshua Rokaw, MD

Dr. Joshua Rokaw, MD is an endocrinology specialist at VPH. He discusses Type I and Type II Diabetes, symptoms, life style options, and ...

Emergencies - Ricky Bush, MD

Dr. Ricky Bush is an emergency physician at the hospital. He discusses the circumstances under which patients should visit the ER. VPH ...

Gall Stones - S. Kashani, MD

Dr. Samuel Kashani discusses the symptoms and treatment of gall stone disease, including an innovative, single-port gall bladder surgical ...

Hips - Erik N. Zeegen, MD

Dr. Erik Zeegan, MD is a joint specialist and joint replacement surgeon with VPH's Valley Hip and Knee Institute. He discusses conditions that ...

Hospitalist - S. Vadgama, MD

Dr. Sanjay Vadgama explains the role of the hospitalist team in the quality of care provided by VPH, with hospitalists focusing exclusively on ...

Kidney Stones - Adam Ramin, MD

Physician Adam Ramin, MD of Valley Presbyterian Hospital explains the symptoms and treatments of kidney stones.

Knees - Herbert Huddleston, MD

Dr. Herbert Huddleston of VPH's Valley Hip and Knee Institute discusses the conditions and treatments for disorders of the knee, such as knee ...

Liver - Kambiz Kosari, MD

Dr. Kambiz Kosari, MD, a specialist in diseases of the liver, bile duct and pancreas, discusses conditions of the liver, potential symptoms, ...

Maternity Services - Gayathri Jith

Gayathri Jith is Sr. VP of operations and strategy for the hospital. She discusses the labor, delivery and recovery (LDR) rooms recently ...

Neonatal Intensive Care - S. Sreepathi, MD

Dr. Sukshma Sreepathi, MD, who works in VPH's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), discusses the multidisciplinary staff and new technological ...

Obstetrics - Hormoz Farhat, MD

Dr. Hormoz Farhat, MD, an OB/GYN at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, discusses obstetrics services available to under-served communities to ...

Pancreas - Kambiz Kosari, MD

Dr. Kambiz Kosari, MD, Medical Director of VPH's Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Center, is a specialist in diseases of the liver, bile duct and ...

Pancreatic Cancer - Kevin Rice, MD

Dr. Kevin Rice, MD is a specialist in diseases of the bile duct and pancreas at VPH. He discusses pancreatic cancer and treatment options for ...

Pediatrics - P. Koetters, MD

Dr. Peter Koetters, of the Pediatrics department at VPH, discusses symptoms and conditions in children which can result in hospital visits.

Pediatrics - Diego Mechoso, MD

Dr. Diego Mechoso, MD, a pediatrician at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, discusses family center care, and how families and physicians can ...

Pediatrics - Laurence Shaw, MD

Dr. Laurence Shaw, MD, a VPH pediatrician, discusses new breakthroughs to treat new born infants with brain injuries in the Neonatal Intensive ...

Pregnancy - Marie Beall, MD

Dr. Beall is an OB/GYN in VPH's Little Treasures Maternity Services. A specialist in maternal and fetal health, she discusses pregnancy risk ...

Strokes - M. Hernandez, MD

Dr. Marco Hernandez, MD discusses new stroke technology at VPH, the ROBODOC, a mobile wireless communication available in patient rooms that ...

Thyroids - Michael Polisky, MD

Dr. Michael Polisky, MD, an internist and endocrinologist at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, is a specialist in thyroid related conditions. He ...

Cardiac Arrest - Munar Shamji, MD

In this interview, Dr Munar Shamji, provides the symptoms of heart attacks such as nausea, vomiting and shortness of breath; what patients can ...

Cardiology - Leon Kupferwasser, MD

Dr. Leon Kupferwasser discusses the symptoms and risks for heart disease including smoking, obesity, lack of exercise, high cholesterol and ...

Diabetes - Eric Espensen, MD

Dr. Eric Espensen provides tips for patients who suffer from diabetes and discusses options that are available at VPH's Amputation Prevention ...

Emergency Room - Brian Ostick, MD

In this interview with Dr. Brian Ostick, Director of the ER at Valley Presbyterian, he talks about treating strokes, heart attacks and other ...

Hips - Erik Zeegan, MD

Orthopedic surgeon at Valley Hip & Knee Institute, Dr. Erik Zeegan, talks about the common conditions he treats, including osteoarthritis, and ...

Knees - Herbert Huddleston, MD

Dr. Herbert Huddleston, Medical Director of VPH's Valley Hip & Knee Institute, who has performed 5000 knee replacements with a team ...

Neck & Back Pain - Graham Mouw, MD

Neurosurgeon Dr. Graham Mouw, a top specialist in cervical laminoplasty, discusses the less invasive and motion-sparing treatments for ...

Pancreas - Kambiz Kosari, MD

Board certified general surgeon, Dr. Kambiz Kosari, with the Hepatobiliary & Pancreas Center at VPH, discusses complex pancreas, liver and ...

Pregnancy - Marie Beall, MD

Dr. Marie Beall, who is board certified in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Fraternal Fetal Medicine, gives an informative interview on the causes ...

Radiology - Kevin Rice, MD

In this interview with Dr. Kevin Rice, Medical Director of the Radiology Department at VPH, he talks about conventional/diagnostic ...

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News

Valley Presbyterian Hospital Opens Hyperbaric Oxygen Program | 7/6/2015

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital is pleased to announce it ...

2nd Annual Celebration of Excellence Fundraising Dinner Sold ... | 5/7/2015

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital is pleased to announce its ...

VPH Salutes Medical Director of Anesthesia | 4/28/2015

VAN NUYS, CALIF. – Valley Presbyterian Hospital congratulates its Medical ...

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Honored to Serve You

Reader's Choice Award - Daily News - Best Hospital 2006 - 2014Since 1958, Valley Presbyterian Hospital has been committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. We are especially honored to receive the Los Angeles Daily News's Readers Choice Award for Best Hospital for the ninth consecutive year. At VPH, ensuring the health of our community is our central focus. Thank you for recognizing the exceptional level of care our physicians and staff provide. We are privileged to serve you.