Items Tagged ‘Dr. Masha Livhitz’

September 13, 2019

Parathyroidectomy

By KMW KMW

Dr. FaminiI had a parathyroidectomy at UCLA with Dr. Livhitz. Dr. Famini was my endocrinologist. I was so impressed with both of them – they were so patient, caring, smart and skilled. I cannot say enough about what a great experience it was for what is really not supposed to be pleasant haha. They explained […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhitz, Dr. Pouyan Famini, endocrinologist, parathyroidectomy, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center


February 2, 2018

Don’t Look Back on Life, Just Go Forward

By Manny Manny

Monday morning I went to work and had a little pain on my abdomen and called my wife and said I’m gonna go to the doctor. She actually said it must be a big pain because I don’t really go to the doctor. I went home and went to the doctor and did some research […]

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Tags: chemotherapy, CT scan, Dr. Masha Livhitz, hernia, kidney, patient stories, renal cancer, testicle cancer


February 1, 2018

The Best Cancer To Have

By DS3737 DS3737

I found out that I had thyroid cancer in a weird way. I had a CT scan on my lungs and it showed up. I went to have a test to see if it was suspicious and it was and they did a biopsy which was positive. I went to see Dr. Ann who referred […]

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Tags: biopsy, CT scan, Dr. Masha Livhitz, Endocrine Center, endocrinologist, endocrinology, patient stories, radioactive pill, sore throat, surgery, thyroid cancer


January 31, 2018

Great Experience with Dr. Livhitz

By pt7483 pt7483

I went to see my primary care physician for my physical. I told her I would like to have an ultrasound of my carotid artery because I had a 20 percent blockage. She did the test and found out that I had a nodule on the right side of my thyroid. She ordered for me […]

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Tags: carotid artery, DNA test, Dr. Masha Livhitz, Endocrine Center, endocrinology, natal biopsy, nodules, parathyroid, patient stories, primary care physician, surgery, thyroid


January 13, 2018

Surprise Diagnosis

By DrewR DrewR

My GP felt my neck at a routine physical and thought it felt a little thick. I had a biopsy done and the results were benign. However, I had to have the left thyroid removed because it was so enlarged. After the surgery they found thyroid cancer in a lymph node. Dr. Livhits called me […]

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Tags: benign, biopsy, cancer, Dr. Masha Livhitz, enlarged thyroid, lymph node, patient stories, surgery, thyroid, thyroid cancer


January 8, 2018

My Huge Parathyroid

By Rama Rama

I had no symptoms and I was diagnosed by a routine exam via blood work administered by my primary care physician. I was referred to Dr. Livihits and underwent scans which showed that my left parathyroid was enlarged . Surgery was preformed by Dr. Livhitz who provided excellent care. I am back to normal and […]

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Tags: blood work, Dr. Masha Livhitz, parathyroid, patient stories, routine exam, surgery


January 7, 2018

Great Experience with Dr.Yeh and Dr.Livhitz

By H4930 H4930

First there was no cancer diagnosis, then I went to the another doctor who identified it as thyroid cancer. First biopsy had no issues, so the ENT identified it as thyroid cancer and he referred us to Dr. Yeh. We were able to get an appointment because the cancer was aggressive. We had the surgery […]

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Tags: biopsy, cancer, cancer diagnosis, Dr. Masha Livhitz, Dr. Michael Yeh, parathyroid, patient stories, thyroid cancer


December 4, 2017

Great Experience

By w91029 w91029

I was admitted to UCLA hospital with a number of diseases which I attribute to a hyperthyroid which caused me to get very sick in July. In august I went to Ronald Reagan and spent two and half weeks then in rehab. Came home and I wasn’t getting better, and ended up seeing a different […]

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Tags: anesthesiologist, Dr. Masha Livhitz, Endocrine Center, endocrinologist, endocrinology, heart failure, heart test, hyperthyroid, immune system, operating room, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center