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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. James Ha, Neurologist

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Dr. James Ha, a neurologist who grew up on an apple farm, and his family.

Meet Dr. James Ha, a neurologist at Cedars-Sinai

Dr. Ha grew up on an apple orchard 2 hours north of Los Angeles. When he and his wife aren't busy with their 2-month-old son and 2-year-old daughter, he still helps his parents sell fruit and vegetables at local farmers markets on weekends. 

We sat down with Dr. Ha to discuss how his childhood on the farm influenced his approach to medicine. 


"I ask myself: What can I do in every way to address their whole care?"


Q: What do you do here?



Q: Where are you from?

Cedars-Sinai neurologist James Ha, MD and family

As often as they can, Dr. Ha and his family visit his parents at the farm where he grew up.

Q: How did your childhood influence the way you practice medicine?



Q: Any pro tips for shopping at the farmers market?