Items Tagged ‘liver transplant’

25 year celebration

January 9, 2019

25 year celebration

By Mike O michelleodwwjd

Thank you Dr Busuttil and the UCLA Liver Transplant Team! Celebrating 25 years today!

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Tags: Dr. Ronald Busuttil, featured, liver transplant, patient stories


March 26, 2018

DR. RASTOGI GUIDES US ON A JOURNEY TO TRANSPLANT

By selby1 drmarxen

On June 15, 2017 I received a liver and kidney transplant at UCLA due to Polycystic Kidney and Polycystic Liver Disease. I knew for many years that as the disease progressed, it would result in kidney dialysis and eventually a kidney transplant. There is no treatment for the disease so it is a waiting game. […]

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Tags: appointment, clinical trials, Connie Frank Kidney Transplant Center, cysts, dialysis, double transplant, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, Dr. Farmer, Dr. Gabriel Danovitch, Dr. Han Gritsch, Dr. Ronald Busuttil, Dr. Sammie Saab


October 11, 2017

A second chance to live

By Markgolfer marklyons111

Dr. Busuttil, It has been a little over a year (August 30, 2016) since I had my liver transplant at UCLA. I am writing to express my utmost gratitude to you and your team for saving my life. I would not be here without your efforts. It is most impressive to me how dedicated you […]

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Tags: Dr. Ronald Busuttil, ICU, liver transplant, patient stories, transplant


Thank you Dr. Busuttil for saving my life and thousands of others for over the past 33 years!

August 7, 2017

Thank you Dr. Busuttil for saving my life and thousands of others for over the past 33 years!

By Vicky vmainguyen_bv

I was one of the first 30 patients to have received a liver transplant performed at UCLA by Dr. Busuttil. Now him and his liver transplant team has performed well over 6,000 transplants since 1984.

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Tags: Biliary Atresia, birth defect, Doctors Day, Dr. Ronald Busuttil, featured, infant, liver disease, liver failure, liver transplant, organ donor registry, patient stories, surgery


Becoming an organ donor

May 9, 2017

Becoming an organ donor

By uclahealth uclahealth

Each year, the number of people in need of organ transplants continues to grow. About 118,000 people are still waiting for an organ, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), and each day, 22 people die while waiting. Posthumous donation Those who register to have their organs donated after they’ve deceased […]

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Tags: blood cancer, blood donation, blood supplies, Bone-marrow transplantation, intestine transplant, intestines, liver, liver transplant, living donor, living organ donation, lung, lung transplant


April 13, 2017

Liver Transplant Patient

By alice55 alice55

I would like to thank my Dr. who saved my life on January 1, 2012. I cannot remember his name but I realize today that if it weren’t for him and the staff, I would not be here! From this experience it has made me appreciate life like never before. I have been blessed and […]

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Tags: liver transplant, patient stories, UCLA liver transplant team


April 13, 2017

Liver transplant

By anac57 anac57

Thank you All the Liver Transplant Doctors and coordinators Eight floor love you all, I’m blessed

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Tags: liver transplant, patient stories, transplantation, UCLA liver transplant team


March 30, 2017

Stage 4 colon cancer with liver metastasis

By paws10 paws10

Dr. Shahryar Ashouri is my oncologist. I absolutely adore him. He’s passionate, caring, personable and an all around good man. In 2013, I was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer with liver metastasis. Dr. Ashouri never made me feel like I had no chance. He stood by my side then and he’s still standing by […]

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Tags: cancer care, colon cancer, colonoscopy, Doctors Day, Dr. Shahryar Ashouri, liver surgery, liver transplant, oncology, patient stories, thyroid, UCLA liver transplant team


March 30, 2017

23 years at UCLA

By samantha12 samantha12

I began seeing Dr. Leonard Goldstein at UCLA in 1994. I was diagnosed with auto immune cirrhosis in 1970 at age five. I enjoyed seeing Dr. Goldstein at his “unique” office in building 200 where I made many trips over the course of 22 years. In February 2006, my 2nd life began with a liver […]

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Tags: cirrhosis, Doctors Day, Dr. Alan Gorn, Dr. Ronald Busuttil, immune cirrhosis, liver, liver transplant, patient stories, Pfleger Liver Institute, UCLA liver transplant team


March 29, 2017

Favorite doctor

By blanket01 blanket01

I had a liver transplant and open heart surgery here at UCLA and couldn’t have been treated any better. My experience at UCLA was just wonderful! I want to thank the liver transplant doctors and my heart surgeon, Dr. Murray H. Kwon. But the one that stood out to me was Dr. James Wilson, my kidney […]

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Tags: cardiology, Doctors Day, Dr. James Wilson, Dr. Murray H. Kwan, emergency, ER, heart, liver transplant, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Transplantation Services