Items Tagged ‘UCLA Endocrinology’

October 16, 2018

A Walk in the Park

By John John

I never noticed any symptoms but some blood work showed elevated PTH. I was referred to Dr. Yeh who removed my hyperthyroid. It was quick and painless with a minimal incision. It all flowed very smoothly, everything was on time- no issues. It was a walk in the park. The surgery was 4 weeks ago. […]

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Tags: blood work, Dr. Michael Yeh, hyperthyroid, patient stories, PTH, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology


October 15, 2018

Happy with Results

By Nana Nana

In 2008, my blood pressure went up after I had my first child. I exercised and it went down to normal. Then in 2011, I had my second child and it went up again. This time, exercise did not reduce it. My doctor thought it might be hormones so he sent me to Dr. Yen, […]

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Tags: blood pressure, CT scan, Dr. Michael Yeh, hormones, irregular heartbeats, medications, patient stories, surgery, tumor, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology


October 10, 2018

Reluctant but Willing

By Joyful1 Joyful1

I received my parathyroid surgery reluctantly even though in the back of my head, I knew I needed to have it. I don’t know anyone rushing into surgery and I wanted to explore other options or if surgery was really necessary. Dr. Yeh laid out all the steps and why surgery was needed. Everything was […]

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Tags: blood sugar, blood work, calcium levels, dialysis, Dr. Michael Yeh, parathyroid surgery, patient stories, surgery, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology


October 9, 2018

TODAY IS A GOOD DAY!

By DK DK

BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE. I HAVE BEEN INTRODUCED BY MY DOCTOR AND TALKS ABOUT HIM CONSTANTLY. ALL HIS PATIENTS ARE GOOD. I CAME HERE AND I MET HIM AND HE IS VERY SMART, YOUNG, VERY INTELLIGENT. HE TALKED TO ME HE TOOK DOWN MY PAST MEDICAL HISTORY. I HAD A LITTLE BIT PROBLEM WITH MY VOICE BUT […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, patient stories, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology


October 8, 2018

Trust UCLA and Your Doctors

By marco marco

I met with Dr. Livhits and she explained that I had a tumor on my adrenal gland. Having the tumor removed would regulate my potassium levels and blood pressure, so she recommended surgery. I am visiting 10 days following surgery and my blood pressure has gone down. My potassium level has improved and is getting […]

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Tags: adrenal gland, adrenal gland tumor, blood pressure, Dr. Masha Livhits, patient stories, potassium levels, surgery, tumor, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology


October 4, 2018

Faboulous Adrenal Surgery Success

By Marco Marco

I want to pass along my story as an encouragement to others that may have been told they need surgery from the UCLA team. Not only have I experienced a perfect surgery preparation and recovery but the removal of my adrenal gland which had a benign growth has completely eliminated my diabetic condition. quite miraculous […]

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Tags: adrenal gland, diabetic condition, endocrinology, patient stories, surgery, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology


October 3, 2018

Gratitude

By Auntie Auntie

I was having some neck problems so an ultrasound was done. A nodule was discovered on my thyroid. The doctor told me to wait and we would watch it. A biopsy was done and I was still told we could monitor it. I waited two years. But I came to UCLA and was told we […]

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Tags: biopsy, cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, neck problems, nodule, patient stories, surgery, thyroid nodule, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology, ultrasound


March 20, 2018

My ParaThyroid Cancer experience with Dr Livhitz

By Montrose Montrose

I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer about a month ago. Dr Livhits was my surgeon and I can’t say enough nice things about her and her team. Everyone was kind and knowledgeable and very reassuring.

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Masha Livhits, patient stories, thyroid cancer, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology


March 19, 2018

Rico’s Story

By Rico Rico

After 11 years of dialysis, I had a kidney transplant in October 2017. They found I had problems with my parathyroid so I had surgery for that. My calcium was high so in February 2018 I had surgery as my thyroid cancer had spread to my lymph nodes. The hospital staff at UCLA was very […]

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Tags: calcium, cancer, dialysis, Dr. Masha Livhits, kidney transplant, lymph nodes, parathyroid, patient stories, thyroid cancer, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology


March 16, 2018

5 Stars All the Way!

By Pete Pete

From the minute I entered UCLA – from Day 1- everyone cared so much. I had their full attention, their kindness, their friendliness. They took care of me so fast it was unbelievable! Dr. Michael Yeh performed surgery on February 23 and I am doing great. The surgery went well. It was a long incision […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, incision, patient stories, surgery, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology