endocrinology

Around 2 years ago, I felt a lump on my neck. During a regular checkup, my doctor recommended that I get an ultrasound, visit a thyroid specialist and receive a biopsy. The biopsy scared me a lot, and unfortunately the results came back cancerous. At the time I didn't know [...]
By Rose • November 7, 2017
On July 4th 2016, my wife and I were driving home from a concert and got into a terrible car accident. We were both injured and were taken to a local hospital. We decided to hire an attorney that recommended that we have MRIs done due to aches and pains [...]
By Stu • November 6, 2017
Both my daughter and I received surgery with Dr. Yeh. I had a parathyroid surgery years ago, and it went very successfully. When we found out that my daughter had thyroid cancer, the decision to [...]
By gfamily • November 4, 2017
I was diagnosed with medullary thyroid cancer in late August and received surgery 5 weeks following the diagnosis. I had been noticing several benign nodules with a previous physician, but he disregarded them and closed the case. Unsatisfied with this conclusion, I remained adamant [...]
By CalOrchid • November 3, 2017
I was at my annual checkup when my internist found a lump. I had not felt it. He recommended an ultrasound. The lump was 2.7 cm and a biopsy was done. A very thorough biopsy and I was told I had cancer. I trust UCLA doctors so although I was [...]
By Singer • October 11, 2017
From the time I contacted UCLA through surgery, UCLA was organized, right on, polite and answered all questions. On the day of surgery, everything went smoothly. Dr. Yeh and his assistant asked if I had any concerns but I had no anxiety. Dr. Yeh [...]
By Peggy • October 6, 2017
Prior to coming here, I had a hard time swallowing solid food. It felt like I was choking. It turned out I had large nodules. Dr. Sarah Kim sent me to Dr. Yeh and I had surgery. [...]
By Al • October 5, 2017
Every step of the way was very reassuring. Dr. Yeh is such a positive warm person. He looks at you deeply rather than superficially. The nurse practitioner was very warm and reassuring. I was given options and told the choice was up to me. [...]
By Nana • October 4, 2017
The surgery went fine. I got great care from Dr. Livhits and her team. I am doing well and got excellent results. I feel like I am getting back to my old self and it is noticeable to other people. It was a [...]
By Alexa • October 4, 2017
I had a lump and was told there was a 50-50 chance it was cancer. I was told by someone that I needed surgery for complete removal. Dr. Livhits was very positive. She said that although there was a chance a second [...]
By Bridgetci • October 3, 2017