Items Tagged ‘Dr. Christopher Tarnay’

February 6, 2019

My friend, Dad*

By Oats33 wildpanther82

After my father passed away from lung & brain cancer. He’s body was donated to UCLA for research & study. I’ve been always proud to have worked for President Reagan & to know that one of u/r centers is named after him. My mother mailed me from L.A., my birth place, a cap w/d letters […]

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Tags: brain cancer, cancer, Dr. Christopher Tarnay, female bladder solutions, lung cancer, patient stories, UCLA Donated Body Program


April 13, 2018

Grateful patient

By Most grateful patient pmakarewicz

I recently became in dire need of a urologist and surgeon. In my area, none of the physicians would perform the surgery. My daughter placed a call to a friend, a Washington D.C. hospital administtator. Without hesitation, he recommended Dr. Christopher M. Tarnay at UCLA. After a consultation, Dr. Tarnay provided a highly qualified and […]

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Tarnay, obstetrics and gynecology, patient stories


Surgical team brings new hope to injured women in Africa

December 6, 2016

Surgical team brings new hope to injured women in Africa

By uclahealth uclahealth

A revolving team of UCLA surgical experts is providing critical medical care to hundreds of women in Africa who suffer from incontinence brought on by difficult, prolonged childbirth. The twice-a-year medical missions are sponsored by Medicine for Humanity, a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 by Leo Lagasse, MD, professor emeritus in the obstetrics and gynecology […]

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Tags: cesarean sections, childbirth, David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Christopher Tarnay, female pelvic medicine, global health, global health crisis, medical missions, medical supplies, Medicine for Humanity, obstetric fistula repairs, obstetrics and gynecology


September 21, 2011

Robotic Surgery to Correct Pelvic-Organ Prolapse

By uclahealth uclahealth

  Pelvic-organ prolapse is a fairly common condition that affects some 50 percent of all women in the United States as they age. For Pam McFarlane, the feeling was like “your internal organs are about to fall out onto the sidewalk.” The problem occurs when the vaginal wall, which supports adjoining organs including the vagina, […]

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Tarnay, patient stories, robotic surgery