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UCLA Endocrinology

I had nodules that turned out to be cancer on the right side of thyroid. My endocrinologist suggested that I have the whole thyroid removed as a cautionary measure. Dr. Livhits said she would just take half of it out, why have more out [...]
By Grateful • May 8, 2019
Thank god for Dr. Barbara Geisser at UCLA neurology who called to say on your MS MRI, "It appears that you have these nodules that I am sure you know about and are being followed." I said, [...]
By Grateful • April 22, 2019
Dr. Kim from UCLA noticed that my wife’s calcium levels were a little high. She was found to have parathyroidism through a blood test and the target was visually located through Ultrasound. We had an appointment with Dr. Yeh and decided to proceed with surgery. [...]
By Red • January 8, 2019
“I was having trouble swallowing small bits of food and I would have to wash it down with water,” says 89-year-old Mariem Emmer, who sought out endocrinologist Dr. Michael Yeh at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for surgery. “I was seeing another endocrinologist and [...]
By uclahealth • January 2, 2019
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 [...]
By Jenny • November 8, 2018
I was 9 years old when I was diagnosed with Graves’ Disease. My mom and aunt first noted physical changes when I was visiting my grandma in Arkansas. They noticed that my eyes were bulging, my throat was getting swollen, and that I wasn’t acting [...]
By Blue • October 17, 2018
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 [...]
By John • October 16, 2018
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 [...]
By Nana • October 15, 2018
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 [...]
By Joyful1 • October 10, 2018
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 [...]
By DK • October 9, 2018