endocrine surgery

1 1/2 years ago my primary doctor said my calcium level was high. He referred me for a nuclear scan which showed I had an adenoma. But the doctor never followed up after that so nothing happened. When I next went to see him, he again said my calcium was [...]
By Bob • December 2, 2017
After diagnosis I did a lot of research on the internet and saw diagrams - and by accident a complete surgery which frightened me. But when I saw Dr. Livhits, she made me feel more comfortable. I entered the hospital with my husband at my [...]
By Scared • December 1, 2017
I wanted to come to UCLA because they have the best doctors, the best equipment and are the most up-to-date. I only trust UCLA. People treated me so well from the receptionist on. Dr. Livhits is an angel. She answered all my questions. I felt [...]
By Meche • November 29, 2017
It was scary to be diagnosed with parathyroidism but meeting Dr. Yeh was reassuring. It all proceeded fairly quickly and went according to what he had told me. Coming out of surgery it went as I had been told. No pain. Tingling in [...]
By yogak • April 13, 2017
Dr. Michael Yeh is one of my favorite doctors because he gave me a chance to live longer by performing an extraordinary surgery on me. He is an amazing human being and he's a very kind and caring man. I will be grateful to him for [...]
By luz1 • March 30, 2017
Dr. Michael Yeh saved my father's life. He surgically removed a very rare growth called a Paraganglioma from his adrenal gland five years ago. The surgery was a success and my dad is doing well today at age 87. We are convinced that Dr. Yeh's skill, [...]
By cyndi1 • March 30, 2017
I am so thankful for Dr. Michael Yeh who did my second thyroid cancer surgery. After removing some cancerous tumors he discovered another small one attached to my laryngeal nerve, he made the decision not to remove it [...]
By sharonjc • March 28, 2017
I found myself at UCLA through word of mouth, when the nodule was found. My mom mentioned that UCLA was a teaching and research based hospital and thus they are cutting edge and more open in general. I found Dr. Livhits through
By Julita • November 2, 2016
What brought me to the Endocrine Center was due to a natural TIA I had, which is a transient ischemic attack which is like a mini stroke. I then had an ultrasound on the carotid artery which incidentally is where they found the nodule on the thyroid. When I [...]
By Veronica • October 31, 2016
My primary physician is with UCLA and the diagnosis came about because my blood pressure was uncontrollably high. My GP ordered a blood test that showed low potassium levels which was a red flag for high aldersterone. This red flag caused further investigation on the adrenal gland where the aldosterone [...]
By Peter_LA • October 26, 2016