endocrine

I was referred to UCLA Department of Endocrine Surgery by my cardiologist after having hot flashes, sweating and high blood pressure. I had a cardiac work-up and ultrasound of my organs. A small mass was seen on my adrenal gland. i followed my doctor’s instructions and [...]
By JSL67 • October 14, 2019
I am feeling much better! I have no pain from the surgery and I’m healing quite well. I’m really happy that I chose Dr. Masha Livhits as my surgeon. She patiently explained everything I needed to know before the surgery and gave me good information after [...]
By So Cal • October 14, 2019
I am amazed at this brilliant, young doctor after having my parathyroid surgery. I had very little short lived pain, and a very fast recovery. If anyone out there is in need of this surgery, Dr. Masha Livhits is the one to perform it. [...]
By Sharon96 • October 14, 2019

“We just took care of Santa Claus for hyperparathyroidism,” says Dr. Masha Livhits, an endocrine surgeon at UCLA Health. “I really want to bring attention to this disease because it often takes patients a while to come to a diagnosis. Depending on where they live, in this case, North Pole, [...]

By uclahealth • September 6, 2019

“I’d had a ton of kidney stones, and nobody was really sure why,” says Santa Claus, a child advocate and patient who came into the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for a parathyroidectomy. “One urologist suggested I have a blood calcium level test and it turned out I had an [...]

By uclahealth • September 1, 2019
I met Dr. Livhits a few times, and everything was really smooth and her knowledge was great. She was easy to talk to and easy to reach out to. She was so confident. My oncologist highly recommended Dr. Livhits. It was a great experience. I [...]
By GThunter • May 9, 2018
I had pain in my abdomen. It made me nervous as I didn't know what was wrong. I went to a different hospital that did an ultrasound and thought it was my gallbladder but they were wrong. So I went to another provider that did a CT scan and found [...]
By David • April 19, 2018
Because of issues with my thyroid I was feeling foggy. I had mixed feelings about having surgery. Dr. Yeh came highly recommended and he didn't disappoint. He calmed me down. When I went in for the surgery everyone was understanding. They knew I was nervous. [...]
By June • April 18, 2018
I was diagnosed with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Type 1, which is a condition that resulted in the development of multiple tumors on my parathyroid glands. MEN Type 1 is relatively rare among the population, so I wanted to make sure [...]
By Steven • April 17, 2018
I was diagnosed in 2016 with Hashimoto's disease. My primary referred me to an endocrinologist in Pasadena who said we would keep an eye on it. Blood work followup was done after 2 months but the doctor told me I didn't need to do anything. [...]
By Jack • February 4, 2018