UCLA Endocrinology

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 [...]
By marco • October 8, 2018
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 [...]
By Marco • October 4, 2018
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 [...]
By Auntie • October 3, 2018
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.
By Montrose • March 20, 2018
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 [...]
By Rico • March 19, 2018
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 [...]
By Pete • March 16, 2018
I was worried when UCLA took over the health plan for my union. I thought there would be less personal care and more red tape to get needed procedures done. However, the opposite has been true. I am now post-op with my second bout of thyroid cancer and have been [...]
By Lexi • March 5, 2018
During a routine checkup last August, my primary care doctor found that I had an abnormal lump in my neck. She directed me to have a set of tests and an Ultrasound, and the results came back showing high levels of Calcium in the urine and an abnormal result in [...]
By Belle • February 12, 2018
I was diagnosed in 2016 with Hashimoto's disease. My primary referred me to an endocrinologist in Pasadena who said we would keep an eye on it. Blood work followup was done after 2 months but the doctor told me I didn't need to do anything. [...]
By Jack • February 4, 2018
My experience has been really good with Dr. Yeh. Ive had issues with my thyroid since my thirties because I had thyroid nodules. Ive been taking thyroid replacements. They went in and did a thyroidectomy and it was so large that it was pressing against [...]
By OS • February 3, 2018