Items Tagged ‘Pfleger Liver Institute’

March 30, 2017

23 years at UCLA

By samantha12 samantha12

I began seeing Dr. Leonard Goldstein at UCLA in 1994. I was diagnosed with auto immune cirrhosis in 1970 at age five. I enjoyed seeing Dr. Goldstein at his “unique” office in building 200 where I made many trips over the course of 22 years. In February 2006, my 2nd life began with a liver […]

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Tags: cirrhosis, Doctors Day, Dr. Alan Gorn, Dr. Ronald Busuttil, immune cirrhosis, liver, liver transplant, patient stories, Pfleger Liver Institute, UCLA liver transplant team

April 5, 2016

Dedication, Commitment, Expertise and Compassion: Dr. Ronald Busuttil

By jonkra jonkra

My name is Jonathan. In 2004, after experiencing a minor infarction of the right kidney, I received a body scan which yielded a devastating result. It revealed that I had a large mass on my liver, about the size of a softball. I was stunned, shocked, and uncertain of the impact it would have on […]

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Tags: cavernous hemangioma, Doctors Day, Dr. Ronald Busuttil, liver transplant, liver tumor, patient stories, Pfleger Liver Institute