endocrinology

I went to my OB and when she checked my neck, she felt a lump/swelling there. She did an ultrasound and discovered a large mass on my thyroid. I then got a biopsy done but it was inconclusive for atypicals. I got a second opinion from another doctor and he [...]
By Blessed Patient • August 19, 2018
About 15 years ago, I had surgery on my left upper parathyroid. In December 2017, I had neck pains, stiffness and difficulty swallowing. I went to urgent care and they found nodules on my right side. I saw my endocrinologist in early 2018 and had a number of tests done. [...]
By Nie • August 18, 2018
In 2009 I was told I had hyperthyroidism and began taking meds. Then in December 2011 I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. By March 2012 I was in remission. I had heart palpitations and tremors but nothing was offered to me [...]
By Lulu • August 15, 2018
About 5 or 6 years ago I found a nodule on my neck. I wasn't sure if it was abnormal but since I had no insurance I waited several years before I had a checkup. When I finally did, the biopsy was benign.No one told me to followup so I [...]
By Stephy • July 6, 2018
I have been on hemodialysis for 15 years, which gave me fluctuating parathyroid issues. Due to abnormal blood calcium levels, my nephrologist recommended that I visit Dr. Yeh. I held off on surgery for a while because I was preoccupied with another surgery the past [...]
By butterfly62 • July 2, 2018
I received a total thyroidectomy and had 2 of my lymph nodes removed. Up until recently, I had no idea that there was an abnormality in my thyroid gland. Through my endocrinologist at UCLA Santa Monica, Dr. Shira Grock, I discovered a 2cm nodule [...]
By luckyman • June 29, 2018
My endocrinologist referred me to Dr. Yeh when cancerous nodules were found on my thyroid for a lobepectomy. Dr. Yeh did an excellent job and was highly recommended by my endocrinologist. Dr. Yeh took time to sit with me after my surgery during recovery and [...]
By Laurien • June 22, 2018
Overnight in the hospital living in cramped quarters. One thing I do remember from a patient’s point of view it would have been helpful to see Dr. Livhits at least one time and just see a familiar face. You see these doctors you have no [...]
By Boo • June 20, 2018
When entering the universe of cancer its terrifiying. For me it was critically important to find a surgeon to take the time to answer all my questions that validated my concerns and fears so I did receive a lot of personalized attention from Dr. Livhits [...]
By MCS574398 • June 19, 2018
I was referred to Dr. Livhits by Dr. Chung. I had a 5 cm tumor on my adrenal gland and was diagnosed with possible pheochromocytoma. I came in for a consult and she made me felt safe and answered all [...]
By MB2828 • June 18, 2018