Items Tagged ‘head and neck surgery’

March 31, 2017

If it weren’t for Dr. Berke, I wouldn’t be having a birthday today

By g2013 g2013

I had a very bad accident with among other injuries, a serious brain injury. Because of Dr. Berke, I was able to be transferred and seen by the best specialists at UCLA. The amount of care I received at UCLA was unprecedented and phenomenal from everyone. There are so many doctors and nurses and staff […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Manuel Blanco, Dr. Paul Vespa, head and neck surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, opthalmology, otolaryngology, patient stories, reconstructive surgery


March 31, 2017

UCLA Health is part of my family

By dggottakidney dggottakidney

I have been a patient at UCLA since 2000 when Dr. Urlich performed a reconstructive surgery . In 2010, UCLA Health’s ENT team once again performed a surgery, and in 2016, UCLA Health saved my life and gave me a kidney transplant performed by Dr. Jeffrey Veale.  As I write this, I am sitting on my bed […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr Jeffrey Veale, ear nose and throat doctors, head and neck surgery, kidney transplant, patient stories, reconstructive surgery, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


UCLA HEAD & NECK DEPT.....ALL-STAR TEAM

February 22, 2017

UCLA HEAD & NECK DEPT…..ALL-STAR TEAM

By john12 john12

My story begins with other physicians advising me that the UCLA Head & Neck Surgery Department was the only place to receive comprehensive treatment for my head and neck related invasive skin cancer. Following that advice, I began a journey with the UCLA Medical Center that not only included the Head and Neck Surgery Department, […]

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Tags: cancer, cancer treatment, compassionate care, Dr. Maie St. John, head and neck cancer, head and neck surgery, maxillofacial prosthetics, patient stories, skin cancer, UCLA Head and Neck Surgery Department


How to prevent and treat nosebleeds

December 21, 2016

How to prevent and treat nosebleeds

By uclahealth uclahealth

Up to 60 percent of people experience at least one nosebleed at some point in their lives. Most cases occur in children 2 to 10 years old. Source of nosebleeds Most children report that they can sense the onset of a nosebleed before it occurs. Ninety percent of nosebleeds in children start from “Kiesselbach’s plexus,” […]

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Tags: children's health, Dr. Alisha West, head and neck surgery, health tips, health tips for parents, intranasal steroids, nasal dryness, nasal irritation, nose, nosebleeds, Pediatric Airway Center at UCLA, pediatrics


Summer’s here – so is swimmer’s ear. 4 tips to treat and prevent it

June 18, 2016

Summer’s here – so is swimmer’s ear. 4 tips to treat and prevent it

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

For many kids, spending hours in the water this summer can bring on a painful infection of the external ear canal called swimmer’s ear. One study published in the journal Environmental Health estimated that there are at least 128 million swimming events in natural waters in the U.S. each year.  This exposure could result in […]

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Tags: childrens health, Dr. Nina Shapiro, head and neck surgery, pediatric otolaryngology, swimmer’s ear