Items Tagged ‘Dr. Masha Livhits’

February 4, 2020

At Ease with Dr. Livhits

By Scooby360 Scooby360

Prior to having surgery with Dr. Livhits I was diagnosed with crazy high blood pressure in the 190s, With medications it was down in the 160 range. I also experienced lots of fatigued and loss of energy.Now after surgery my blood pressure is in the 145-150 range and I am only using one medication as […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, high blood pressure, patient stories, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology


February 4, 2020

A Pleasure

By Hello Hello

After 20 years of “managing” an elevated PTH and Ca+ it became obvious that it was no longer to be managed.With no small amount of trepidation I did the necessary investigation and discovered that Dr. Masha Livhits was someone toConsult regarding the removal of the offending parathyroid. Her video presentations on the subject and references […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, parathyroid, patient stories, UCLA Endocrinology


February 4, 2020

Parathyroidectomy with Dr. Livhits

By Kris Kris

I had a wonderful result. My parathyroid levels dropped drastically immediately. I took a week off of work which was probably not necessary but it was made for a nice recovery. My scar is healing very nicely everyone says its hardly noticeable. Dr. Livhits did a fabulous job! Thank you Dr .Livhits!

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, parathyroid, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology


October 14, 2019

Dr. Livhits and my Parathyroid

By So Cal So Cal

I am feeling much better! I have no pain from the surgery and I’m healing quite well. I’m really happy that I chose Dr. Masha Livhits as my surgeon. She patiently explained everything I needed to know before the surgery and gave me good information after my surgery as to what I should follow up […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrinologist, endocrinology, parathyroid, parathyroid surgery, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center


October 14, 2019

Parathyroid surgery

By Sharon96 Sharon96

I am amazed at this brilliant, young doctor after having my parathyroid surgery. I had very little short lived pain, and a very fast recovery. If anyone out there is in need of this surgery, Dr. Masha Livhits is the one to perform it. She also has a great bedside manner. I felt very safe in […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrinologist, endocrinology, parathyroid surgery, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center


October 14, 2019

Life changing experience with Dr. Marsha J. Livhits

By TL TL

I have been diagnosed hypertension and chronic hypokalemia-potassium deficiency over 20 years. For over 20 years, my daily medications are included: 1 Atenolol tablet 50mg, 1 Amloodipine Besylate tablet 10 mg, 6 Klor-con 8meq tablets (potassium). I was in ER, hospitalized for days multiple times due to my potassium deficiency, at 2.5 – 2.8 (normal […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Melody Benjamin, Dr. Pouyan Famini, endocrine surgery, endocrinologist, endocrinology, endorcine, patient stories


September 30, 2019

So much easier than I thought it would be!

By Grateful Grateful

I am 75 years old who had a parathyroid surgery with Dr. Livhits. I am very pleased with Dr. Livhits bedside manner and I am amazed with the surgery she has done. I would recommend her to anyone who is having parathyroid surgery. I just loved her she was so great. I think she is […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, parathyroid surgery, patient stories, surgery, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrine Center


September 16, 2019

So thankful it's over!

By Simi Valley Simi Valley

For 35 years I knew I had to have my thyroid goiter removed, but the thought of someone slitting my throat and possible losing my voice, was not an option (I had small children at home). But when the goiter started pushing inward onto my esophagus and windpipe, I realized I had to do it. […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Michael Yeh, patient stories, thyroid goiter, UCLA Endocrine Center


Santa Visits Dr. Livhits

June 24, 2019

Santa Visits Dr. Livhits

By SANTA SANTA

I’m writing to commend UCLA Health, the UCLA Endocrine Center & the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for my recent successful minimally invasive parathyroidectomy. Dr. Masha Livhits and Dr. Lauren Orr reviewed the pre-op material submitted by my General Practitioner in Alaska, personally examined, and successfully operated on me less than a week ago. And, […]

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Tags: Dr. Lauren Orr, Dr. Masha Livhits, featured, high blood calcium level, kidney stones, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, parathyroid glands, parathyroidectomy, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Endocrine Center


May 15, 2019

From NF to Adrenals

By JJoe JJoe

I was to start off by saying that I began my care with UCLA for treatment for Neurofibromatosis (NF) Type 1. My doctor at UCLA ordered a MRI which also showed a tumor growth on my adrenal glands, and was referred to Dr. Livhits. My 24 hour urine test also came back with numbers that […]

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Tags: adrenal glands, blood pressure, Dr. Masha Livhits, Neurofibromatosis (NF) Type 1, patient stories, tumor growth, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology