hypothyroidism

Understanding the thyroid gland and the power it contains

By uclahealth • February 18, 2021
I was 9 years old when I was diagnosed with Graves’ Disease. My mom and aunt first noted physical changes when I was visiting my grandma in Arkansas. They noticed that my eyes were bulging, my throat was getting swollen, and that I wasn’t acting [...]
By Blue • October 17, 2018
I am so thankful for Dr. Michael Yeh who did my second thyroid cancer surgery. After removing some cancerous tumors he discovered another small one attached to my laryngeal nerve, he made the decision not to remove it [...]
By sharonjc • March 28, 2017
Dr. Angela Leung has patiently and devotedly answered all my questions, without rushing me, and has consistently generated peace of mind and confidence that I'm in good hands. I thank her for contributing prolifically to the scientific literature that directly benefits patients like me in the clinical setting.
By puppy lover • March 25, 2017
My doctor, Stephanie Smooke, MD, is always there when I ask questions or concerns. She always gets back to me very quickly, which is great when you are waiting for answers. Dr. Smooke always has good referrals to other doctors if I need them. She contacts me first when [...]
By GREAT FULL • March 23, 2017
After a year of doctor visits, procedures and worrying I got the great news I am cancer free. A little over a year ago, I got diagnosed when I went to see Dr. Susan Davis, an endocrinologist at UCLA, for hypothyroidism. She found a nodule, [...]
By bserna • September 13, 2016