Medical Advisory Board

Acting Chief Medical Officer and Advisory Board Member

Dr. Bart Wald, MD

Dr. Bart Wald, MD is Chief Medical Officer and Advisor at BodiMetrics. Dr. Bart Wald, president of PA Health Leadership Consultants, is a recognized leader in physician group development and accountable care. Bart was most recently Physician Chief Executive of Providence Health and Services California where he led the efforts to develop, consolidate and integrate its physician groups and foundations. Bart has extensive executive experience in health plans, hospitals and physician groups. As the founding CEO of Physician Associates Medical Group, he led the group to become one of the most innovative and high performing in California, and through its merger with HealthCare Partners. Bart is currently the consulting medical director for the California Quality Collaborative (CQC).

He has also served as Medical Director for DaVita-HealthCare Partners Medical Group, CMO of UniMed Physician Services, and Regional Medical Director for Health Net of California, and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where he also held the position of Clinical Professor of Pediatrics.

Bart has served as chairman of the board of the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG), chaired the Integrated Healthcare Association’s (IHA) Pay for Performance Governance Committee and served on the executive committee of the California Collaborative for Healthcare Research and Improvement (CCHRI) and the California Healthcare Performance Information System (CHPI).


Medical Advisory Board Members

Dr. Mark K. Urman, MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA

Dr. Mark K. Urman, MD has been in practice since 1994. 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™. 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. 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 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.


Dr. Arnold Cinman

Dr. Arnold Cinman, MD FACA. After completing a residency in urology and surgery in South Africa, Dr. Cinman completed a Fellowship in Advanced Clinical Urology at UCLA School of Medicine where he has held the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology. He is a Fellow of American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a Fellow of the College of Medicine with Urology (South Africa). He has served as the Chief of Urology and Vice-chief of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Cinman’s areas of special interest are renal transplantation, the endoscopic treatment of urological disorders, laparoscopic urologic surgery, the surgical management of adrenal disorders and the treatment of genitourinary tumors.


Dr. Roy Artal

Dr. Roy Artal, MD is a board-certified pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist and medical director of Tower Sleep Medicine. Raised in Los Angeles, Dr. Artal received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1991, where he was the recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Undergraduate Achievement Award, and his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine (UCLA) in 1995. Dr. Artal has been in private practice in Southern California since 2001.

Dr. Artal completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship training at the Cedars-Sinai-UCLA Combined Fellowship Program, serving as the Chief Fellow during his senior year. In addition to being Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases, he is double board certified in sleep medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine.

He is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, the Medical Director of Tower Sleep Medicine an American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited sleep disorders center, a member of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Women’s Guild Lung Institute Center of Excellence, and is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.


Ronald H. Wender, MD, FACA, is a Los Angeles–based anesthesiologist and co-chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he also serves as academic chair of the Cedars-Sinai Anesthesia Residency Program and director of Anesthesia Training Programs.

Dr. Wender is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, a fellow of the Federation of State Medical Boards, and former president of the Medical Board of California. He serves as chairman of the Compensation & Benefits Committee and as a member of the Audit, Finance, Governance, and Patient Safety Committees at The Doctors Company.


Dr. Matthew Bui M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Bui has touched the lives of many people, cured diseases and put patients on the path to a better life. We call Dr. Bui “the doctor’s doctor” since other physicians turn to him for their own personal care! Dr. Bui: Renowned Urologist of Cedars Sinai. The doctor’s doctor.

Dr. Matthew Bui M.D., Ph.D. was born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1968. He and his family barely escaped during the surrender of Vietnam in 1975 and came to the US as refugees. Dr. Bui grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where he attended Franklin and Marshall College. He majored in Physics and graduated as valedictorian with Summa Cum Laude. In 1998, Dr. Bui attended the Yale School of Medicine in the Medical Scientists Training Program and earned both the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. Subsequently, Dr. Bui did his urology residency at UCLA where he earned accolades for his scientific research in kidney cancer.

Dr. Bui’s ground breaking work on advanced kidney cancer earned him the first prize and second prize at the American Urological Association Western Section and national conference, respectively, along with best scientific poster at the Society of Urologic Oncology in 2002. After residency, Dr. Bui continued on with a fellowship at UCLA dedicated to laparoscopic, robotic and minimally invasive urology. Dr. Bui joined the faculty at the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale in 2005 as an assistant professor of urology.


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