Items Tagged ‘parathyroid disease’

November 28, 2016

Cancer and comedy both start with C.

By laura12 laura12

Identifying Marks I had known for about five years I was dying. I just couldn’t get the doctors to agree with me. Being a highly organized person, I began to plan effectively for the event. I took out both life and paycheck insurance. I disposed of my high school diaries and old love letters, so […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, Endocrine Center, lymph nodes, parathyroid disease, patient stories, radiation, Reaven's Syndrome, scar, scars, support group


September 12, 2016

Parathyroid Surgery

By gicky211 gicky211

I went to my primary care physician for a routine check and that’s when I found out I had high calcium. The PCP did a thyroid scan, He didn’t see any enlargement, but he could enlargement so recommended I see Dr. Yeh. Dr. Yeh did an ultrasound and saw the enlarged parathyroid and recommended surgery. […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrine surgery, enlarged parathyroid, high calcium, parathyroid disease, parathyroid surgery, patient stories, primary care physician, surgery, thyroid scan, ultrasound


September 1, 2016

Small incision and smooth

By ndukwu_v ndukwu_v

I thank God for the success of my surgery- parathyroid. I thank God for using Dr. Harari and her team to take care of my problem. She treated me very well, right from the first day I went to her. She explained my problem they way I understand and listen to my concerns. After the […]

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Tags: Dr. Avital Harari, endocrine, parathyroid disease, patient stories, surgery


Thank you, Dr. Harari

August 29, 2016

Thank you, Dr. Harari

By skfigler skfigler

Dr. Avital Harari (with the support of Dr. Benharash) recently conducted a very difficult parathyroid surgery on me, as the malfunctioning parathyroid node had descended behind my sternum and next to my aorta. The operation was done wonderfully and with the proper caution, which, of course, I greatly appreciate. In just two weeks I was […]

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Tags: Dr. Avital Harari, Dr. Peyman Benharash, endocrine, malfunctioning parathyroid node, parathyroid disease, parathyroid surgery, patient stories


August 17, 2016

Hyperparathyroid Surgery

By mpoussin mpoussin

I had a history of kidney stones and high calcium diagnosed as a parathyroid issue. I was referred to Dr. Livhits and had one of my parathyroids successfully removed. Minimal post surgery issues included tenderness and soreness when swallowing and a lump on the throat, but slowly going away. My energy has improved since surgery. […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, endocrine surgery, high calcium, hyperparathyroid, hyperparathyroid surgery, kidney stones, parathyroid disease, patient stories


August 17, 2016

Recovery from Parathyroid Surgery

By young9221 young9221

I thought maybe I couldn’t eat post surgery, but I was on regular food right away even in the hospital. There was a little soreness in my throat, but that was it, nothing really uncomfortable. Surgery was two weeks ago, they kept me overnight. to monitor me because of a history of high blood pressure. […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, high blood pressure, parathyroid disease, parathyroid surgery, patient stories, surgery, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


June 6, 2016

Thanks to the Endocrine Department under Dr. Yeh

By Anonymous-98353 anonymous-98353

I would like to thank Dr. Yeh and his team for such classy professional care during my stay at Ronald Reagan Medical Center. I am pleased to say that I’ve been a nurse for 50 years and an ICU nurse for 33 of those years. Dr. Yeh was so patient and was not in a […]

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Tags: calcium levels, cancer survivorship, Dr. Arti Shah, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, hyperparathyroidism, parathyroid disease, patient stories, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, South Bay