Items Tagged ‘Dr. Nirav Kamdar’

August 21, 2018

Dr. Livhits is the Best

By Lhen Lhen

In February 2018 I was diagnosed with papillary carcinoma of the thyroid. I was scheduled for surgery in May at a hospital in the San Fernando Valley. The surgery was cancelled as I had a severe reaction to the medicines I was given and my heart failed. I decided I would change hospitals and doctors. […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Jelena Malekobic, Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Nirav Kamdar, endocrinology, papillary carcinoma, papillary thyroid cancer, patient stories, surgery, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica

November 29, 2017

Long search for anesthesiologist

By Shanie53 Shanie53

I had a near death experience to anesthesia at age ten during a dental procedure. That experience along with a lifetime of allergic reactions and sensitivity to medicines (heart rate would drop, hives, swelling of throat and eyes) often resulted in a visit to the ER or doctors office. Without to much detail, I learned […]

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Tags: allergic reactions, anesthesia, anesthesiologist, Dr. Nirav Kamdar, ER, fibroids, operating room, patient stories, Preoperative Evaluation Clinic, sensitivity to medicines, telemedicine

May 20, 2017

Hip Replacement Surgery

By Mike Costanza Mike Costanza

I had much needed right hip replacement surgery on Monday the 8th at UCLA. My experience was fantastic the Dr’s and nurses who took care of me could not have been better. I am a cancer survivor so my history dictated a different path to get thru the surgery. Dr. Kamdar the lead anesthesiologist was […]

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Tags: anesthesiologist, cancer, cancer survivor, Dr. Eric Johnson, Dr. Nirav Kamdar, hip replacement, patient stories, physical therapy