Items Tagged ‘UCLA Endocrine Surgery’

March 31, 2019

Comprehensive Doctor

By GREAT FULL keithakaplan

My UCLA endocrinologist, Dr. Stephanie Smooke checked comments from my other doctors and discovered I was to have cat scans because of spots on my right kidney. It determined I had a cancer on my right kidney. Because of Dr. Smooke, I was treated for this cancer and of now cancer free. I will always […]

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Tags: cancer, Doctors Day, Dr. Stephanie Smooke, endocrinology, kidney cancer, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Surgery


August 9, 2017

My Surgery

By beaubosco2003 beaubosco2003

I was very nervous when I was diagnosed with cancer. But then I accepted it. I was anxious about surgery because I had problems with surgery in the past. The doctors and the nurse practitioner were very reassuring. I am so happy I met Dr. Yeh. He is the best doctor and I got excellent […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrinologist, endocrinology, low vitamin D, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrine Surgery, UCLA Endocrinology


August 7, 2017

Thrilled with the Outcome

By eschill142 eschill142

I had hypercalcemia and low vitamin D for over 10 years. A year ago I went to see my endocrinologist who said my calcium level was dangerously high. An option to correct it was surgery. I was referred to Dr. Livhits and my thyroid was biopsied. Surgery was recommended. I was glad it was minimally […]

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Tags: biopsied, calcium level, Dr. Livhits, endocrine, endocrinologist, endocrinology, hypercalcemia, low vitamin D, minimally invasive, no scar, patient stories, sore throat