endocrinology

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
Dr. Yeh did a very great job. He is a highly skillful, knowledgeable, and caring surgeon and, in my opinion, maintains the highest standard of professionalism. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who would need to have treatment or surgery.
By Larry Baum • April 11, 2018
During a routine checkup last August, my primary care doctor found that I had an abnormal lump in my neck. She directed me to have a set of tests and an Ultrasound, and the results came back showing high levels of Calcium in the urine and an abnormal result in [...]
By Belle • February 12, 2018
The physical effects of high blood Calcium levels progressively worsened over the past year, as I started feeling fatigued all the time. As a physical therapist, I'm normally very active and in my free time I enjoy participating in physical activity. However, I began to falling asleep at work and [...]
By KM • February 7, 2018
I was initially treated at UCLA Health for folicular lymphoma and had excellent care. So, when a year later I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, I knew I wanted to stay at UCLA. After my biopsy I was referred to
By Riz • February 1, 2018
I found out that I had thyroid cancer in a weird way. I had a CT scan on my lungs and it showed up. I went to have a test to see if it was suspicious and it was and they did a biopsy which [...]
By DS3737 • February 1, 2018
I went to see my primary care physician for my physical. I told her I would like to have an ultrasound of my carotid artery because I had a 20 percent blockage. She did the test and found out that I had a nodule on the right side of my [...]
By pt7483 • January 31, 2018
When you are diagnosed with cancer lots of things go through your head. I was anxious, fearful and uncertain. Then I got to UCLA and met with Dr. Yeh. He helped to build my confidence. I was very impressed with him as a doctor and [...]
By Molly • January 30, 2018
Around 7 years ago I was diagnosed with an overactive thyroid - I experienced symptoms of fatigue, irritability, and heat sensitivity. My physician monitored the condition for a while and put me on Mezamazoline, a thyroid hormone therapy. Through an ultrasound, the doctors found that [...]
By ziggy • January 29, 2018
My original thyroidectomy was 5 1/2 years ago. My globulin was always too high so I had followups every 3 months. I had two rounds of radioactive iodine but it still did not kill the cancer. My lymph node was growing rapidly so my endocrinologist referred me to By Side of the Rice Field • January 26, 2018