Items Tagged ‘patient stories’

March 11, 2020

Graves Disease & Large Nodule

By Sergio12 Sergio12

I was diagnosed with Graves’ disease that was roughly 7 years ago. I was being taken care of by my primary care doctor for the first 3 years. Then I saw an endocrinologist and was treated for another 3 years. He also discovered a nodule through my ultrasound, in which we did a biopsy that […]

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March 11, 2020

Top of their game

By Gerald12 Gerald12

I would rate Dr.Yeh as very professional and not intimidating– he’s very easy to talk and everyone here at the clinic was very easy to talk to and compassionate. I was diagnosed with a gross on my thyroid, in September of 2019. I was not very educated at the time but very concerned about cancer […]

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March 11, 2020

Getting my Life Back

By Keki10 Keki10

Unbelievably– above and beyond what I was expecting. Dr.Yeh, he goes above and beyond as he is so knowledgeable and professional. He answered all the questions I had and even the ones didn’t have. I had a ultrasound and biopsy done in November and my doctor said that I had thyroid cancer, and I wanted […]

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Kidney transplant

February 4, 2020

Kidney transplant

By Cin Cin

My fiancé Marc Coronel had a kidney transplant at UCLA. His surgeon was Dr. Jeffrey Veale. We are very thankful and grateful for the wonderful experience we had here at UCLA. Every staff member was friendly and very knowledgeable. We have been to several hospitals here in LA and out of state, and by far […]

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Tags: Dr Jeffrey Veale, featured, kidney transplant, patient stories


February 4, 2020

A Caring Bystander

By Lisa Lisa

Thanksgiving 2019 will not be forgotten. I had an accident on my way to work early about 6:09 AM. It was raining and suddenly I lost control of my car. I stirred the car to the left worried I might hit a car on the right and hit the break. I spun across the 101 […]

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February 4, 2020

At Ease with Dr. Livhits

By Scooby360 Scooby360

Prior to having surgery with Dr. Livhits I was diagnosed with crazy high blood pressure in the 190s, With medications it was down in the 160 range. I also experienced lots of fatigued and loss of energy.Now after surgery my blood pressure is in the 145-150 range and I am only using one medication as […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, high blood pressure, patient stories, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology


February 4, 2020

Given a Second Chance

By Don Don

The Doctors and professional staff at UCLA saved my life. After months of dealing with symptoms which my prior Doctor thought might be ALS, I went to UCLA to have a barium swallow test. The speech pathologist who conducted the test, Lindsay Lanciault, suggested that if I’m not getting the answers I need, it would […]

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Tags: Dr. Dinesh Chhetri, Dr. Robert Chin, Dr. Wanxing Chai-Ho, patient stories


February 4, 2020

Safe surgery for my mom

By behnoosh55 behnoosh55

My family and I were really pleased with Dr Laleh Jalilian as our mom’s anesthesiologist and the great care that she provided when she took care of my mom for her recent surgery. We all felt very relieved and reassured when she spoke to us in the preop area, and she came and checked in […]

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Tags: Dr Laleh Jalilian, patient stories


February 4, 2020

An Amazing Anesthesiologist

By Tulip85 Tulip85

Dr Golnaz Alemzadeh was my anesthesiologist for my surgery recently- she was so caring and kind. I don’t think I had ever been so nervous for my procedure, but she was exceptionally kind and reassuring in the preoperative area and really alleviated a lot of my fears and anxieties. I felt very well taken care […]

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Tags: Dr. Golnaz Alemzadeh, patient stories


February 4, 2020

Thank You Dr. Quinn

By Lindsay Lindsay

I was very fortunate to have seen Dr. Molly Quinn for my reproductive endocrinology consult and fertility journey. On my initial visit she was incredibly thorough and detailed and I felt so confident is continuing my care with her. She talked me through everything in a way that I could understand and even wrote things […]

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Tags: Dr. Molly Quinn, fertility, patient stories, reproductive endocrinology