Items Tagged ‘Doctors Day’

April 1, 2019

Just A Good Doctor

By Mooch45 Mooch45

I love my doctor, Dr. Ryan Aronin. He is caring, compassionate, encouraging and even funny. I am so blessed to have him for my doctor.

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Ryan Aronin, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physician


April 1, 2019

In Honor of Doctors Day

By Randi0228 Randi0228

In honor of Doctors Day, It is with gratitude and appreciation I recognize Dr. Christopher Crisera and Dr. Maggie DiNome. Two years post Op, Dr. Crisera’s meticulous reconstruction gave me a beautiful natural result that to this day exceeds my expectation. Dr. Crisera and Dr. DiNome, thank you for always treating me with respect, compassion […]

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Tags: breast cancer, breast surgery, Doctors Day, Dr. Christopher Crisera, Dr. Maggie DiNome, patient stories


April 1, 2019

The best doctor that every patient would like to have

By Zumbamom2016 Zumbamom2016

I’m one of the very lucky patient to have Dr. Janet Pregler as my primary physician. She’s been my doctor for over 25 years. She is very smart, a caring individual, a compassionate, and an excellent doctor. I always get an immediate respond from her when I send her a message regarding my medications or […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Janet Pregler, patient stories, pcp, primary care, primary care doctor


April 1, 2019

Friendly and Professional

By RN4EVER RN4EVER

I take care of Dr. Yijun Chen’s gastric bypass patients almost every day. When I needed gallbladder removal surgery he immediately came to mind. I loved his bedside manner and friendliness. He always greets the nurses with a smile and takes time to chat a little bit. As his patient, he made me feel 100% […]

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Tags: bariatric surgery, best doctors, Doctors Day, gallbladder, gastric surgery, patient stories


April 1, 2019

Creativity and Teamwork!

By AmberD AmberD

I would like to thank Dr. Robert Goldberg and Dr. Simon Fung in their collaboration on my corneal neurotization procedure. After an accident in 2016 left me without feeling in my right eye, I was having issues with keeping my cornea protected and healthy. The corneal neurotization procedure had only been performed a handful of […]

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Tags: corneal neurotization, Doctors Day, Dr. Robert Goldberg, Dr. Simon Fung, patient stories, UCLA Stein Eye Institute


April 1, 2019

Compassionate Care

By Anne99 Anne99

Dr. Yvette Bordelon has been caring for me for the past four years. I have a rare neurological disorder which very few physicians, including myself before my diagnosis, are familiar with. I was referred to Dr. Bordelon because she has some familiarity with my condition and she agreed to take me on. She has worked […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Yvette Bordelon, neurology, patient stories, UCLA Neurology


March 31, 2019

Comprehensive Doctor

By GREAT FULL GREAT FULL

My UCLA endocrinologist, Dr. Stephanie Smooke checked comments from my other doctors and discovered I was to have cat scans because of spots on my right kidney. It determined I had a cancer on my right kidney. Because of Dr. Smooke, I was treated for this cancer and of now cancer free. I will always […]

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Tags: cancer, Doctors Day, Dr. Stephanie Smooke, endocrinology, kidney cancer, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Surgery


March 31, 2019

Going above and beyond

By vnguye19 vnguye19

Dr. Robert Eldridge helped start an IV on a very hard stick patient. It was not his patient and he stayed after his shift to help out. The patient was very thankful that Dr. Eldridge got it on the first attempt, thus saving him unnecessary pain. Thanks again Dr. Eldridge for going above and beyond […]

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Tags: anesthesiology, Doctors Day, Dr. Robert Eldridge, pain management, patient stories, UCLA Anesthesiology


March 31, 2019

Wonderful GI Doctor

By Kevin Welch Kevin Welch

I was diagnosed with achalasia outside of the UCLA Health system in August 2017. Achalasia is a condition that affects only one out of every 100,000 people, resulting in the lower esophageal sphincter tightening up and not allowing food to go down to the stomach. It is an undesirable weight loss program. My outside provider […]

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Tags: achalasia, Doctors Day, Dr. Alireza Sedarat, GI, patient stories, POEM procedure, UCLA Gastroenterology


March 31, 2019

I had a hole in my head!

By Egp99 Egp99

So, an interesting thing happened to me 65 days ago… I had brain surgery! More specifically, a middle fossa craniotomy to correct a condition I had been suffering from for five years called Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence or SSCD. The condition is caused by a hole in your balance canal upon which the brain rests […]

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Tags: brain surgery, Doctors Day, Dr. Isaac Yang, Dr. Quinton Gopen, patient stories, skull base surgery, SSCD, Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence, UCLA neurosurgery