Items Tagged ‘Dr. Quinton Gopen’

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 […]

View full entry

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 […]

View full entry

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

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 […]

View full entry

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