Dr. Susan Urstein practices Emergency Medicine in Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Urstein assesses patients who seek immediate medical attention at any time of day or night. Emergency Medicine Physicians are trained to efficiently work with each patient and situation no matter how acute or life-threatening. Dr. Urstein examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
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