Items Tagged ‘Dr. Isaac Yang’

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

March 30, 2018


By Smo56 Smo56

I have to give credit to Team Dr. Isaac Yang and Dr. Quinton Gopen. When I found out that I had SSCD, I did my research… I know that I made the right choice.. They are the most compassionate Dr’s and really care about their patients… I will forever be so grateful to them especially […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Isaac Yang, Dr. Quinton Gopen, patient stories, SSCD

March 30, 2018


By Heaven Heaven

One evening, my husband and I decided to take a road trip, hoping to find relief. We set out on a long journey, driving over 2000.miles (Chicago to LA).. Praying that UCLA doctors will be able to shed some light on my condition. Little did we know…. the UCLA team of doctors have done just […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Anthony Heaney, Dr. David Scott, Dr. Isaac Yang, Dr. Mollie Johnston, Dr. Wong Kim, Hypopractinemia, mirgraine, neurosurgery, patient stories, pituitary adenomas

December 3, 2012

Karrie’s Story – The Woman Who Heard Too Much

By Edna Edna

Imagine if every noise your body made echoed loudly in your brain. For nine months, Karrie Aitken, 46, couldn’t tolerate any sound, including her own voice. Each word vibrated in her head like she was trapped inside a barrel. Munching on chips was deafening. But hearing her heartbeat was the worst. “My heart pounded like […]

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Tags: Dr. Isaac Yang, Dr. Quinton Gopen, head & neck surgery, Neurology & Neurosurgery, patient stories