Items Tagged ‘UCLA Neurology’

April 22, 2019

Not a big deal

By Byrnsi miszm68

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, “I sure am not and don’t know about them.” Dr. Geisser said she would make a referral for […]

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Tags: brain surgery, Dr. Barbara Geisser, Dr. Michael Yeh, Dr. Pouyan Famini, endocrine surgeon, endocrinologist, MS, patient stories, thyroid cancer, UCLA Endocrinology, UCLA Neurology


April 1, 2019

Compassionate Care

By Anne99 aarikian

Dr. Yvette Bordelon has been caring for me for the past four years. I have a rare neurological disorder which very few physicians, including myself before my diagnosis, are familiar with. I was referred to Dr. Bordelon because she has some familiarity with my condition and she agreed to take me on. She has worked […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Yvette Bordelon, neurology, patient stories, UCLA Neurology


A breakthrough for migraine sufferers

August 14, 2018

A breakthrough for migraine sufferers

By uclahealth uclahealth

Close to 100 million Americans have chronic headaches. Nearly 40 million of them have migraines. And the majority of migraine sufferers are women. In fact, the World Health Organization suggests 20 percent of all women suffer from migraines (compared to only 8 percent of men). “Migraine is the third-most common of all disorders on the […]

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Tags: brain activity, diziness, headache, migrane, migrane therapies, nausea, neck pain, UCLA Neurology


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March 30, 2017

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By anselsdaybreak anselsdaybreak

I can’t believe it has been ten years, but what I wrote to friends and family about our very first visit with our son’s neurologist, Dr. Jason Lerner, back in 2007 is still true: “He left us with the impression that excellent medical care and a friendly, compassionate bedside manner don’t have to be strangers.” […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Jason Lerner, epilepsy, epilepsy treatment, IEP, infantile spasms, neurology, patient stories, pediatric neurology, seizures, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA Neurology


Forever grateful for Dr. Hussain

March 30, 2017

Forever grateful for Dr. Hussain

By natalie04 natalie04

We would like to recognize our Neurologist, Dr. Shawn Hussain. We first met Dr. Hussain back in 2010 when our then 5-year-old daughter, Natalie was first diagnosed with epilepsy. Dr. Hussain was one of the main Neurologists working to find the right medications to bring Natalie’s seizures under control. Natalie has been hospitalized several times […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Shawn Hussain, epilepsy, neurology, patient stories, pediatric epilepsy, refractory epilepsy, seizures, Shawn Mendes, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA Neurology


My Love for UCLA

March 23, 2017

My Love for UCLA

By Linda Pita lpita61

Hello! To be honest I have so many Doctors to thank. I have been an inpatient at UCLA four times in the last 11 months. I have two ongoing conditions, one being a GI disease and I must thank Dr. Kevin Ghassemi for my diagnosis. After suffering for three months at my local hospital I […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Gail Ishiyama, Dr. Kevin Ghassemi, Dr. Timothy Chang, gastroenterology, neurology, patient stories, UCLA Neurology