Items Tagged ‘Dr. Michael Yeh’

February 4, 2020

Return to Normal Life!

By Lorna141 Lorna141

In January of 2019, I was visiting our daughter in Los Angeles when I experienced the symptoms of a minor stroke: I temporarily lost the vision in my right eye, a condition called “amaurosa fugax”. My family took me to the emergency room at UCLA Medical Center where I was Immediately admitted and scheduled for […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, osteoporosis, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology


February 4, 2020

Hypercalcemia

By Ijeoma Ijeoma

So my first appointment with doctor Yeh was on August 19th, 2019. I was actually diagnosed with hypercalcemia back in 2017. I took me some time before I could see Dr. Yeh, due to the insurance plan I had at the time. I was seeing a different doctor before this because that was what my […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, hypercalcemia, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology


January 31, 2020

Grateful

By LT LT

I wanted to express a special thank you and appreciation to Dr. Yeh and his staff for a wonderful job well done on my thyroid surgery. Only a couple weeks out and loving my results. You and your staff are thanked for the above and beyond I received. I feel a lot better than before. […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center


November 19, 2019

My wife's journey

By NF NF

My wife had enlarged thyroid glands. She was referred to Dr. Yeh for a consultation, and I must say I was very amazed and pleased with his genuine and caring personality, though this process was very traumatic for me and my family but Dr. Yeh made us feel very comfortable. He gave us hope and […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, enlarged thyroid glands, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center


November 19, 2019

MTC Survivor

By A day that is embedded in my mind forever A day that is embedded in my mind forever

On the day before my daughter’s 14th birthday, I’m visiting with my parents when I get a phone call from my doctor’s nurse. “Hi Hope. What’s up?” I had no worries, for I just had my biopsy a few days prior on my thyroid, and the doctor doing the procedure assured me that the tissue […]

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Tags: calcitonin, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, medullary thyroid cancer, papillary or follicular thyroid cancer, papillary thyroid cancer, patient stories, thyroid cancer, 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


June 26, 2019

Hope and Encouragment

By Kathleen Kathleen

I was a Kaiser patient 2 and a half year ago, I had an unsuccessful parathyroidectomy. I had osteopenia and getting worse. After an unsuccessful parathyroidectomy, they did a test to find where it was. Then I was referred to a surgeon who discouraged further surgery. When I turned 65 I had a onetime opportunity […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, endocrinology, osteopenia, parathyroidectomy, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center


June 25, 2019

Stressed out for 2 months

By Ali E Ali E

Dr. Yeh performed a surgery on my neck in order to remove couple of tumors which were probably left there from my previous surgery (not done by Dr. Yeh). The challenge associated with this surgery was that my vocal cord had been damaged in the previous surgery and it would make it a very high […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, papillary thyroid cancer, patient stories, surgery, tumors


June 24, 2019

"the best of the best!”

By VEE VEE

Last week I seen Dr. Yeh for my 1 year post op checkup for my thyroidectomy he had performed. And, thanks to Dr. Yeh, I’m happy to say that I am now thyroid cancer free! I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer only 3 months after I had been diagnosed and had a major surgery for […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, melanoma, patient stories, surgery, thyroid cancer, thyroidectomy, UCLA Endocrine Center, ultrasound


June 24, 2019

A good outcome

By Woody Woody

I was shocked about my diagnosis, but after speaking to Dr. Yeh it was so much easier and I had full confidence. that this would be the outcome we would reach… its all clear and gone. Every person I have met in his staff have made it so easy with appointments or any questions i […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, Dr. Pouyan Famini, endocrinologist, endocrinology, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center