Items Tagged ‘primary care doctor’

April 1, 2019

The best doctor that every patient would like to have

By Zumbamom2016 Zumbamom2016

I’m one of the very lucky patient to have Dr. Janet Pregler as my primary physician. She’s been my doctor for over 25 years. She is very smart, a caring individual, a compassionate, and an excellent doctor. I always get an immediate respond from her when I send her a message regarding my medications or […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Janet Pregler, patient stories, pcp, primary care, primary care doctor


March 28, 2019

The Greatest Doctor – Dr. Tiffany Sheh

By Ronna Ronna

I find every Doctor at UCLA Health to be the finest, however my primary Doctor, Dr. Tiffany Sheh truly stands out. Dr. Sheh goes above and beyond always, making you feel like you are special, whether calling you with results at night after her long day, always treating you like you are her only patient, […]

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Tags: best doctor, Doctors Day, patient stories, primary care doctor, Tiffany Sheh MD


June 13, 2018

Hyperthyroidism

By S S

My story is that I was diagnosed with Primary Hyperthyroidism by my primary care doctor and the VA. I read up on the disease, and became familiar with it. Meanwhile, My blood calcium levels were increasing, and my vitamin D level was decreasing. I was heading for trouble. I decided to research it, and came […]

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Tags: benign, blood calcium levels, Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, parathyroid tumors, patient stories, primary care doctor, Primary Hyperthyroidism, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrine Center, vitamin D


June 11, 2018

A Good Success

By Teddy Teddy

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 approval from my insurance company. It required letters and appeals […]

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Tags: 4D CAT scan, blood calcium, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, endocrinology, insurance, parathyroid, parathyroid issue, patient stories, primary care doctor, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrine Center


Ask the Doctors - I'm healthy. Do I need a yearly physical?

March 14, 2018

Ask the Doctors – I’m healthy. Do I need a yearly physical?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I’m a 45-year-old man without any major medical problems. Is it worth it for me to get yearly physicals with my primary care doctor? Dear Reader: That’s a difficult question to answer. I have generally encouraged annual physical exams for most of my patients in their 40s and beyond. I schedule more time […]

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Tags: annual physical exams, colonoscopies, Dr. Robert Ashley, mammograms, man, men, men's health, Pap smears, pcp, physical, physical examination, primary care doctor


I always refer UCLA

August 7, 2017

I always refer UCLA

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I was having extreme pain in an area of my breast. I would get this shooting pain that would knock the breath out of me,” says Toni Stanton Harris, who felt a grape-sized lump during a self-examination, visited her primary-care doctor and found out she had stage 2 triple negative breast cancer. “My breast cancer […]

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Tags: breast, breast cancer, breast pain, cancer free, featured, primary care doctor, self-examination, stage 2 triple negative breast cancer, US News


I Always Refer UCLA

November 16, 2016

I Always Refer UCLA

By uclahealth uclahealth

I was having extreme pain in an area of my breast. I would get this shooting pain that would knock the breath out of me,” says Toni Stanton Harris, who felt a grape-sized lump during a self-examination, visited her primary care doctor and found out she had stage 2 triple negative breast cancer. “My breast […]

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Tags: breast, breast cancer, extreme pain, lump, primary care doctor, self-examination, stage 2, stage 2 triple negative breast cancer, triple negative breast cancer