Items Tagged ‘Complete Thyroidectomy’

June 1, 2017

Experience with Dr. Livhitz

By miscandme miscandme

I was first diagnosed back in October 2015 with graves disease. At first I didn’t want to jump into an extreme decision. I took my time to decide between definitive treatments which were eradicative iodine or a complete thyroidectomy. I Consulted with Dr. Livhitz and it took many months to decide to have the surgery, […]

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Tags: Complete Thyroidectomy, Dr. Masha Livhits, eradicative iodine, Graves’ disease, patient stories, surgery

April 27, 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

March 30, 2017

Grateful for Dr. Yeh

By luz1 luz1

Dr. Michael Yeh is one of my favorite doctors because he gave me a chance to live longer by performing an extraordinary surgery on me. He is an amazing human being and he’s a very kind and caring man. I will be grateful to him for the rest of my life.  Thank U Dr. Yeh!

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Tags: Complete Thyroidectomy, Doctors Day, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrine surgeon, endocrine surgery, hyperparathyroid surgery, parathyroid, patient stories, thyroid, thyroid surgery, UCLA Endocrine Center

August 30, 2016

Complete Thyroidectomy

By kgdesign04 kgdesign04

During a routine check with my endocrinologist she found a nodule in my neck on my thyroid. I agreed to a biopsy and to participate in a DNA study which would show much more accurate results than the biopsy. I am so thankful I decided to participate in the biopsy study as it found the […]

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Tags: biopsy, Complete Thyroidectomy, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, endocrinologist, patient stories, radioactive iodine treatment, thyroid cancer