Items Tagged ‘thyroid surgery’

October 14, 2019

Adrenaline-producing Adrenal Tumor (Pheochromocytoma)

By JSL67 JSL67

I was referred to UCLA Department of Endocrine Surgery by my cardiologist after having hot flashes, sweating and high blood pressure. I had a cardiac work-up and ultrasound of my organs. A small mass was seen on my adrenal gland. i followed my doctor’s instructions and contacted UCLA. Initially seeing Dr. Michael Yeh and then […]

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Tags: endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrine surgery, endocrinology, patient stories, thyroid surgery


November 9, 2017

Smooth Thyroid Surgery

By Rob Rob

I went to have my hearing checked and that’s when I found out about a nodule in my left thyroid. It was really scary when I first found out. When I came to UCLA, the doctors checked it with an ultrasound and decided to have it removed with surgery. The surgery itself went smoothly and […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, Endocrine Center, endocrinology, patient stories, surgery, thyroid surgery, ucla endocrine, ultrasound


April 13, 2017

Cancer free

By mom of 2 mom of 2

Here for the one year anniversary. All is clear! Dr. Yeh was very pleased and my scar is practically invisible. (And I usually scar horribly.) I was very scared and emotional after the diagnosis. I was recommended to come here although I live out of town. I got in very quickly and they made it […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Masha Livhits, Dr. Michael Yeh, patient stories, scarring, surgery, thyroid surgery


March 30, 2017

It has taken “a village” of incredibly competent doctors and medical personnel to care for our needs

By jan90 jan90

There are not sufficient words to express our gratitude for the many doctors and other medical personnel who have helped and currently help both John and me. We have both needed MUCH in the past 5 years. My personal “UCLA story” began in 1990 with Dr. Gerhard Fuchs when I needed kidney surgery. Dr. James […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Eugenia Wen, Dr. James Heaps, Dr. Jean Pierre Hubschman, Dr. Joseph Caprioli, Dr. Michael Ferrantes, Dr. Michael Yeh, Dr. Peter C. Galier, Dr. Stephanie Smooke Praw, Dr. Verna Porter, patient stories, primary care


March 30, 2017

Grateful for Dr. Yeh

By luz1 luz1

Dr. Michael Yeh is one of my favorite doctors because he gave me a chance to live longer by performing an extraordinary surgery on me. He is an amazing human being and he’s a very kind and caring man. I will be grateful to him for the rest of my life.  Thank U Dr. Yeh!

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Tags: Complete Thyroidectomy, Doctors Day, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrine surgeon, endocrine surgery, hyperparathyroid surgery, parathyroid, patient stories, thyroid, thyroid surgery, UCLA Endocrine Center