Endocrine Surgery

February 4, 2020

At Ease with Dr. Livhits

By Scooby360 Scooby360

Prior to having surgery with Dr. Livhits I was diagnosed with crazy high blood pressure in the 190s, With medications it was down in the 160 range. I also experienced lots of fatigued and loss of energy.Now after surgery my blood pressure is in the 145-150 range and I am only using one medication as […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, high blood pressure, patient stories, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrinology


February 4, 2020

Return to Normal Life!

By Lorna141 Lorna141

In January of 2019, I was visiting our daughter in Los Angeles when I experienced the symptoms of a minor stroke: I temporarily lost the vision in my right eye, a condition called “amaurosa fugax”. My family took me to the emergency room at UCLA Medical Center where I was Immediately admitted and scheduled for […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, osteoporosis, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology


February 4, 2020

Hypercalcemia

By Ijeoma Ijeoma

So my first appointment with doctor Yeh was on August 19th, 2019. I was actually diagnosed with hypercalcemia back in 2017. I took me some time before I could see Dr. Yeh, due to the insurance plan I had at the time. I was seeing a different doctor before this because that was what my […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, hypercalcemia, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology


February 4, 2020

A Pleasure

By Hello Hello

After 20 years of “managing” an elevated PTH and Ca+ it became obvious that it was no longer to be managed.With no small amount of trepidation I did the necessary investigation and discovered that Dr. Masha Livhits was someone toConsult regarding the removal of the offending parathyroid. Her video presentations on the subject and references […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, parathyroid, patient stories, UCLA Endocrinology


February 4, 2020

Parathyroidectomy with Dr. Livhits

By Kris Kris

I had a wonderful result. My parathyroid levels dropped drastically immediately. I took a week off of work which was probably not necessary but it was made for a nice recovery. My scar is healing very nicely everyone says its hardly noticeable. Dr. Livhits did a fabulous job! Thank you Dr .Livhits!

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, parathyroid, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology


February 4, 2020

Hyperparathyroid!

By Amazing Amazing

I was referred to Dr Yeh after my primary care physician made a preliminary diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism, based on a reading of the calcium level in a blood sample taken during my annual check-up. The preliminary diagnosis was confirmed by Dr Yeh after reviewing a CT Scan which identified an adenoma on one of my […]

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Tags: adenoma, Dr. Michael Yeg, hyperparathyroidism, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology


January 31, 2020

Grateful

By LT LT

I wanted to express a special thank you and appreciation to Dr. Yeh and his staff for a wonderful job well done on my thyroid surgery. Only a couple weeks out and loving my results. You and your staff are thanked for the above and beyond I received. I feel a lot better than before. […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center


November 19, 2019

My wife's journey

By NF NF

My wife had enlarged thyroid glands. She was referred to Dr. Yeh for a consultation, and I must say I was very amazed and pleased with his genuine and caring personality, though this process was very traumatic for me and my family but Dr. Yeh made us feel very comfortable. He gave us hope and […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, enlarged thyroid glands, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center


November 19, 2019

MTC Survivor

By A day that is embedded in my mind forever A day that is embedded in my mind forever

On the day before my daughter’s 14th birthday, I’m visiting with my parents when I get a phone call from my doctor’s nurse. “Hi Hope. What’s up?” I had no worries, for I just had my biopsy a few days prior on my thyroid, and the doctor doing the procedure assured me that the tissue […]

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Tags: calcitonin, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, medullary thyroid cancer, papillary or follicular thyroid cancer, papillary thyroid cancer, patient stories, thyroid cancer, UCLA Endocrine Center


October 14, 2019

Adrenaline-producing Adrenal Tumor (Pheochromocytoma)

By JSL67 JSL67

I was referred to UCLA Department of Endocrine Surgery by my cardiologist after having hot flashes, sweating and high blood pressure. I had a cardiac work-up and ultrasound of my organs. A small mass was seen on my adrenal gland. i followed my doctor’s instructions and contacted UCLA. Initially seeing Dr. Michael Yeh and then […]

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Tags: endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrine surgery, endocrinology, patient stories, thyroid surgery