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After 20 years of “managing” an elevated PTH and Ca+ it became obvious that it was no longer to be managed.With no small amount of trepidation I did the necessary investigation and discovered that Dr. Masha Livhits was [...]

By Hello • February 4, 2020

I had a wonderful result. My parathyroid levels dropped drastically immediately. I took a week off of work which was probably not necessary but it was made for a nice recovery. My scar is healing very nicely everyone says its hardly noticeable. By Kris • February 4, 2020

I am feeling much better! I have no pain from the surgery and I’m healing quite well. I’m really happy that I chose Dr. Masha Livhits as my surgeon. She patiently explained everything I needed to know before the surgery and gave me good information after [...]
By So Cal • October 14, 2019
I found out from my endocrinologist that I needed a parathyroidectomy done. I have a strong aversion to surgery but my doctor decided that the adenoma on the parathyroid was large enough to potentially cause problems to the nearby area so it had to be surgically [...]
By Liz • August 24, 2018
About 15 years ago, I had surgery on my left upper parathyroid. In December 2017, I had neck pains, stiffness and difficulty swallowing. I went to urgent care and they found nodules on my right side. I saw my endocrinologist in early 2018 and had a number of tests done. [...]
By Nie • August 18, 2018
I have been on hemodialysis for 15 years, which gave me fluctuating parathyroid issues. Due to abnormal blood calcium levels, my nephrologist recommended that I visit Dr. Yeh. I held off on surgery for a while because I was preoccupied with another surgery the past [...]
By butterfly62 • July 2, 2018
My primary care doctor last January said my blood calcium was high and he suspected a parathyroid issue. I was sent to an endocrinologist who ran more tests. CAT scans were inconclusive but I was referred to Dr. Yeh. It took 6 months to get [...]
By Teddy • June 11, 2018
I had kidney stone surgery which went well. Then I had a growth on the back of my head - another operation. I developed an infection and tests were run. My calcium level was high indicating a problem. My parathyroid was enlarged. I met with
By Senior • May 15, 2018
I came to UCLA for a kidney transplant. They discovered a problem with my parathyroid.l My calcium level was high and I ER vihad to keep going into the ER. They tried to control it with medications but it didn't prevent the problem. I agreed to surgery as I did [...]
By Nancy • May 4, 2018
If I had to describe my experience having my parathyroid removed in 2 words, I would say it was positive and seamless. Patients only see one side of the process - they are informed how things are going to happen. But, when you go behind the scenes, you can tell [...]
By Eva • May 3, 2018