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May 27th, 2017

One Year Post Op

By Vi2017 victoriauml

Today is the one year follow up post-surgery and there are no detectable levels of cancer. My TSH levels have equalized and the scar from my surgery is basically non detectable. Dr. Yeh was great and it was a simple amazing process and the recovery time was pretty quick. The recovery was 10 days before […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Micheal Yeh, endocrinologists, patient stories, post surgery, recovery time, scar, surgery, TSH levels


May 26th, 2017

My Experience with Pheochromocytoma

By ro2017 ro2017

Pheochromocytoma is not a common disease that is usually distinguishable. I found out that I had pheochromocytoma because in preparation for knee surgery they had found some abnormalities in the scan. It was only after several tests and process of elimination that they were able to narrow it down to pheochromocytoma. At first I put […]

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Tags: Dr. Micheal Yeh, knee surgery, patient stories, Pheochromocytoma, tumor


May 25th, 2017

Mother of 3, My experience with Dr.Yeh

By la2017 la2017

I’m a 41 year old mother of 3 boys and am generally pretty active. I had felt changes in my body and so I went to my general doctor who dismissed these feelings, but because I knew something wasn’t right I went to an endocrinologist who found a nodule in my thyroid. After waiting 6 […]

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Tags: biopsy, cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, endocrinology, patient stories, thyroid nodule, tumor


May 23rd, 2017

Accomodating and helpful

By geezerly geezerly

Dr. Yeh is very professional. He took out a tumor and half of my thyroid. I was very upset before but Dr. Yeh made me feel comfortable. He told me not to worry – that it would be an easy procedure. I really liked that he came to get me himself to take me to […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, patient stories, thyroid, thyroid tumor, tumor


May 22nd, 2017

Highly professional, very supportive, and very effective

By geezerly geezerly

The care was highly professional, very supportive and very effective. Dr. Yeh took out 2 parathyroid glands that were hyper. The title descriptors are true of UCLA Health in general in my experience My wife also had life saving care at UCLA.

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Tags: Dr. Micheal Yeh, hyperparathyroid, parathyroid, parathyroid glands, patient stories


May 19th, 2017

Unexpected Discovery

By rbertell rbertell

I’m a teacher and have 2 beautiful children who are grown up and self dependent. I had my thyroid removed a few weeks ago because it was found to be cancerous, and I discovered it in an unconventional way. I was in the doctor’s office for something else, and the doctor pointed out that I […]

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Tags: Dr. Micheal Yeh, nodule, nodules, patient stories, support group, thyroid, thyroid cancer, thyroid nodules


May 18th, 2017

Thyroidectomy Experience

By thyca2017 thyca2017

“My wife trained here at UCLA, so it was the natural choice for me. I came here for thyroidectomy and I met Dr. Yeh sometime in April. He gave me an appointment for surgery within the next 2 weeks. The overall experience was great. He conducted a very minimally invasive surgery and the recovery was […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, minimally invasive surgery, patient stories, surgery, thyroidectomy


April 28th, 2017

5 Star Patient Experience

By mitchell01 mitchell01

“Coming in with a less-than-common condition, I was immediately put at ease the first time talking to Dr. Yeh. Initially, I had many many questions. Each one, however, was answered in great detail giving me confidence in my treatment. He works a high volume of cases like mine relative to other parts of the country […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, patient stories


April 27th, 2017

Complete Thyroidectomy

By brittany01 brittany01

I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer when I was 18 and had a complete thyroidectomy at that time. Now I’m 30, and coming back for additional treatment. Throughout everything, I’ve become quite familiar with the research around the procedures I have gone through and have looked all around the country for the best doctors of […]

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Tags: cancer, Complete Thyroidectomy, patient stories, thyroid cancer, thyroidectomy


April 24th, 2017

Left Adrenalcortical Carcinoma Surgery

By karen441 karen441

In early January 2017 I was diagnosed with a 12 cm tumor on my left adrenal gland and referred to Dr. Yeh and Dr. Livhits. One trip to UCLA resulted in an immediate surgery scheduled as well as a same day consult with Dr. Michael Wong, an oncologist specializing in this type of rare cancer. […]

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Tags: adrenal gland, adrenalcortical carcinoma, adrenalcortical carcinoma surgery, cancer, chemotherapy, Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Michael Wong, Dr. Michael Yeh, epidural, oncologist, patient stories, surgery