Items Tagged ‘Orange County’

Working Together

November 16, 2018

Working Together

By uclahealth uclahealth

“We work together as a family unit to make Steele’s life happy and as normal as possible,” says Bernadette Schaaf, mother to 14-year-old Steele Schaaf, who has Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, a condition characterized by recurrent seizures. Pictured left to right: John Schaaf, Steele, Bernadette, Vaughn, Vance, and Flatr. “We had just moved from Michigan to California, […]

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Tags: Adolescent Epilepsy Center, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Orange County, recurrent seizures, seizures, teen epilepsy


September 5, 2018

Wanted the Best

By Pichona ycom

When Pichona was f-sister went to the 4, her older half sister went to the hospital due to pain in her back. She had an ultrasound and was found to be positive for a genetic cancer. So, they wanted to see if siblings had the same issue. Since they weren’t sure if it was passed […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrinology, family testing, genetic cancer, Orange County, patient stories, surgery, UCLA Endocrine Center, ultrasound


September 29, 2017

Parathyriod Tumor

By Dev devmyshal

I was diagnosed with a Parathyroid tumor a few years ago but was afraid to have surgery. Dr. Yeh was highly recommended and I happened to meet a couple of people who had surgery by him. I decided to come to UCLA from Orange County and my experience with Dr. Yeh has been wonderful from […]

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Tags: consultation, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrinology, Orange County, parathyroid tumor, patient stories, post-op visit, UCLA Endocrine Center