The care was highly professional, very supportive and very effective. Dr. Yeh took out 2 parathyroid glands that were hyper. The title descriptors are true of UCLA Health in general in my experience My wife also had life saving care at UCLA.
A routine blood draw ordered by my hormone doctor showed I had an elevated calcium level. This led the doctor to test the level of my parathyroid hormone which also tested high. At this point, suspecting parathyroid issues, I was referred to a general surgeon and had a Sestamibi Scan [...]
As someone totally averse to surgery based on experiences decades ago, I delayed surgery as long as possible by monitoring my condition for nearly two years before agreeing to parathyroid surgery. I was diagnosed before Christmas 2014, but I did not want to hurry into surgery. I spent as [...]