Items Tagged ‘parathyroid gland’

September 18, 2017

Unfamiliar Diagnosis

By slpculvercity slpculvercity

I was referred by my internist Dr. Elizabeth Ko to Dr. Masha Lihvits for a consult regarding high Calcium counts. The results showed the need to remove a parathyroid gland. This diagnosis was unfamiliar to me, but after my initial visit with Dr. Lihvits, I was comfortable and confident that it would be a quick […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Lihvits, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, Endocrine Center, endocrinologist, endocrinology, high Calcium counts, parathyroid gland, patient stories, Santa Monica, ucla endocrine cetner, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica

September 12, 2017

recurrent hyperparathyroidism

By johnsim9284 johnsim9284

I am extremely grateful for Dr. Yeh and his entire endocrine surgery team (surgical fellows, nurse practitioners, RN’s, office staff). I am a practicing physician in Santa Barbara. Through routine testing I was told I had a recurrence of hyperparathyroidism. This came as a complete shock to me as I had a surgical “cure” over […]

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Tags: abnormal gland, abnormal parathyroid gland, Dr. Michael Yeh, Endocrine Center, endocrine surgery team, endocrinologist, endocrinology, minimally invasive parathyroid surgery, Parathyroid 4D-CT Scan, parathyroid gland, patient stories, Santa Barbara