liver transplant

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 [...]
By samantha12 • March 30, 2017
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 [...]
By blanket01 • March 29, 2017
April 3, 2016... After knowing I would need a liver transplant in order for me to live, I was overwhelmed to understand that someone would have to die, for me to live... how do except that? My story began 3 years ago, I was seeing my liver doctor in [...]
By sher21 • January 17, 2017
This year, patient Steve McDowell received what is arguably the best birthday present ever – a life-saving liver transplant – at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Not only was the operation an amazing birthday gift, it was [...]
By Kim Irwin • July 28, 2016
In response to a recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, UCLA Health has launched an initiative to screen baby boomers for the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Approximately three-fourths of people in the United States living with HCV infection were born between the baby-boom years of 1945 and [...]
By uclahealth • July 27, 2016
My name is Jonathan. In 2004, after experiencing a minor infarction of the right kidney, I received a body scan which yielded a devastating result. It revealed that I had a large mass on my liver, about the size of a softball. I was stunned, shocked, and uncertain of the [...]
By jonkra • April 5, 2016
My name is Emerson for about 2.5 years I was using Oxygen due to a liver problem that cause my lungs to not work properly.I became a liver transplant candidate in 2013 in 2014 I received my new liver . Thanks to God and my doctors Dr. [...]
By ccc.amor • March 29, 2016