endocrinology

I received a diagnosis of papillary thyroid cancer, so I had a tumor in my thyroid that had to be removed. I got an ultrasound in June with a physician outside of UCLA and was only notified of my need for a biopsy 3 [...]
By baileymkirshner • September 15, 2017
I am extremely grateful for Dr. Yeh and his entire endocrine surgery team (surgical fellows, nurse practitioners, RN's, office staff). I am a practicing physician in Santa Barbara. Through routine testing I was told I had a recurrence [...]
By johnsim9284 • September 12, 2017
Last year I was working for an Americorps program in Sacramento. In the spring I noticed that my throat had gotten so large that I could not button my collar. I came to a graduation at USC for my brother-in-law in May and my parents noticed the difference. I [...]
By Tasha • September 12, 2017
I was sick with uncontrollable diabetes. I would puff up and my face would look like a strawberry. I got Cushing's disease. It affected my left leg and I kept falling. My bones deteriorated and I broke my ankle in 3 places. I was anxious [...]
By Betty • September 11, 2017
I came in worried as I was told there was a very high possibility I had cancer. Dr. Yeh was very warm and friendly. I trust him a lot and was very happy to have him as my doctor. I knew I was in good hands. [...]
By Lulu C • September 10, 2017
My calcium level was high. We monitored for a year - then decided something was up with my parathyroid. I scheduled surgery with Dr. Yeh as my husband had previously had surgery with Dr. Yeh. I had seen my husband's scar [...]
By Mike • September 9, 2017
I had an endocrinologist that I liked that was monitoring my hyperthyroidism but she moved away. I had new nodules but every 6 months there were more. Dr. Livhits had seen me and said no need for surgery at that time [...]
By Syd • September 8, 2017
I was having a routine check and last year in May a little tumor was found. The size was not a concern but they did a biopsy was referred to a hospital near my home and a surgeon in Fullerton. I wanted a second opinion and found By Fred • September 7, 2017
This was my first big medical experience - I had no idea going into the process what it was going to be like. I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and I was in a catch 22 - I realized I had cancer, but was told [...]
By Slo • September 6, 2017
I was very nervous when I was diagnosed with cancer. But then I accepted it. I was anxious about surgery because I had problems with surgery in the past. The doctors and the nurse practitioner were very reassuring. I am so happy I met Dr. [...]
By beaubosco2003 • August 9, 2017