Items Tagged ‘primary care physician’

April 22, 2019

Trust & Confidence

By Grandpa Grandpa

My Primary Care Physician makes me feel I am her only patient at every exchange, whether in the office or through the portal. Her skill set is matched by her interpersonal skills. She has created a trust in her abilities as a Physician & confidence in her recommendations. She keeps my health care concerns to […]

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Tags: patient stories, primary care physician


April 1, 2019

Just A Good Doctor

By Mooch45 Mooch45

I love my doctor, Dr. Ryan Aronin. He is caring, compassionate, encouraging and even funny. I am so blessed to have him for my doctor.

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Ryan Aronin, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physician


March 31, 2019

Happy Doctors’ Day, Dr Hu!

By Marissa9 Marissa9

Happy Doctors’ Day to my wonderful GP, Dr. Katie Hu. I’m lucky to have a caring physician like you. I can tell that you really care about my health and I appreciate all of your advice. I am definitely healthier since you became my GP. You’re the best – have a wonderful Doctors’ Day!

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Katie Hu, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physician, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine


March 28, 2019

I have an AWESOME PCP

By Lety Lety

I have an AWESOME PCP I have been a patient of Dr. Chirra’s for 15 years or more. From day 1, her demeanor has been genuine and compassionate. She listens when you speak and will remember at your next visit or visits, any health concerns, life changing events, stories you share with her and names […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Annapoorna Chirra, patient stories, primary care physician


How colon cancer screening can save lives

March 7, 2019

How colon cancer screening can save lives

By uclahealth uclahealth

Colon cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death for men and women in the United States. But there is good news. Unlike other types of cancer, colon cancer has a greater than 90% cure rate if it is found early. The best way to be proactive and […]

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Tags: colon cancer, colon cancer screening, colonoscopy, FIT kit, healthy living, internal medicine, prevention, preventive care, primary care, primary care physician, The Checkup, wellness


How lifestyle changes can improve your health

January 14, 2019

How lifestyle changes can improve your health

By uclahealth uclahealth

We are all at risk for developing health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer in our lifetimes. In many cases, that risk increases with age alone. But other factors are also at play. Non-modifiable risk factors are things that you cannot change, such as family history, genetic profile, ethnicity and gender. Modifiable risk […]

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Tags: annual physical, exercise, Family Medicine, healthy living, internal medicine, lifestyle changes, pcp, plant-based diet, prevention, preventive care, primary care, primary care physician


November 8, 2018

From Apprehensive to Appreciative

By Jenny Jenny

The lump in my neck was first discovered when I was getting a facial. After bringing this up with my PCP, I got an Ultrasound and a biopsy done on this nodule, which came back for thyroid cancer. Hearing the word cancer shakes you, especially when my biopsy results predicted an almost 100% likelihood of […]

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Tags: Alhambra, biopsy, cancer, Community Cancer Care, Dr. Michael Yeh, lump, patient stories, primary care physician, scar, surgery, thyroid cancer, UCLA Endocrine Center


Teamwork benefits patients in health care

October 23, 2018

Teamwork benefits patients in health care

By uclahealth uclahealth

Health care today is a complex enterprise, best delivered by a team. And at the head of this team is a primary care physician, or PCP, who acts as head coach. In this important role, PCPs maintain an open and collaborative relationship with their patients. They also coordinate their patients’ care, and manage internal communication […]

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Tags: annual physical, care coordination, Family Medicine, healthy living, pcp, prevention, preventive care, primary care, primary care physician, teamwork, The Checkup, wellness


How can I get the most out of my doctor appointment?

October 19, 2018

How can I get the most out of my doctor appointment?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: How do I get the most out of my relationship with my primary care physician? The appointments are so short these days and I want to be smart about the way I use the time. That’s a great question. As fellow patients who see our own physicians, we share your concerns. And as […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, doctor appointments, doctor-patient relationship, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, primary care physician


September 12, 2018

A Really Good Decision

By Lefty Lefty

I did not experience any symptoms but since I have scoliosis, I had some xrays that revealed some osteopenia. My primary care physician ran some tests and noticed my calcium was high. He referred me to an endocrinologist who ran a scan and then referred me to Dr. Yeh. I had an adenoma and a […]

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Tags: adenoma, anesthesiologist, calcium, cyst, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, endocrinology, osteopenia, patient stories, primary care physician, scoliosis, surgery