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I just wanted to start by saying WOW! After having four consecutive miscarriages, I decided to take matters into my own hands and seek help from the best of the best. My husband and I first went to UCLA (over an hour away each direction) to meet
By uclahealth • October 26, 2020
In June of 2020 I had heart surgery in Honolulu Hi. Soon there after I developed severe pain in my right leg, to painful to walk. After exhausting all options in Hawaii I turned to UCLA neurology for help. I called on a Tuesday and was given an appointment that [...]
By uclahealth • October 12, 2020
If you are reading this review, probably you are considering finding the best cardiologist for your situation. Hopefully you have the time and advantage to ask your friends and family for referrals so you can do the research for your best alternatives. Unfortunately none of that applied to me. I woke [...]
By Grateful • October 12, 2020
A few days ago I saw Dr. Michael Robinson at UCLA Health in Encino. His bedside manner and professionalism while making me feel comfortable and asking the right questions was one of the best I’ve experienced. He takes time with his patients and works to get to the root of [...]
By uclahealth • September 20, 2020
Best staff ever! Came in tonight due to my 6-year-old having stomach pain. Dr. Jason was wonderful and made my daughter very comfortable. After she got a clean bill of health, she received a lollipop and stickers. Even teddy got some TLC!
By mmg115 • September 13, 2020
I've been suffering with hives off and on for many years. They seem to come with anxiety and stress, and they last for many months. Like many other sufferers, there is no known cause. The last medical option offered for relief is expensive, time consuming and not something I am [...]
By Worrier5 • September 7, 2020

“I focus a lot of energy on treating the patient as a whole person,” explains Dr. Anne Lin, a colon and rectal surgeon at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “When I meet patients, often they already have the diagnosis of colon cancer. I talk to them about the next steps in their [...]

By uclahealth • September 4, 2020

“I went in for a routine colonoscopy, but the doctor was unable to remove a certain polyp, so they sent me to a surgeon who wanted to remove one-third of my colon,” recalls 64-year-old Linda Kama’ila, who immediately looked for a second opinion. “I would have been out of work [...]

By uclahealth • September 2, 2020

“I was one hundred percent sure I had hemorrhoids,” recalls Stephane Strouk, an avid motorcyclist who decided to get a colonoscopy in 2016 to be sure. “I woke up, and the doctor said I had stage 3C colorectal cancer. I did 37 radiation treatments, five treatments per week. You meet wonderful people [...]

By uclahealth • September 2, 2020

“In residency, I changed my focus from oncology to gastroenterology.  Instead of being on the treatment side, I could now be on the prevention side,” reveals Dr. Tina Storage, a clinical instructor at UCLA Health Burbank Primary & Specialty Care clinic.

“There was an 18-year-old who had severe [...]

By uclahealth • September 1, 2020