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I originally had heart palpitations which is when I found out I had hyperthyroidism. I was then referred to an endocrinologist when they discovered that my thyroid levels were really high. That was when I found out I needed a total thyroidectomy done. I felt very [...]
I had a pheochromocytoma tumor removed from my adrenal gland. The doctors and staff were very knowledgeable and skilled in their particular field and asked me a lot of questions about my particular situation. They also followed up and prepared me really well for the surgery, [...]
I went to my OB and when she checked my neck, she felt a lump/swelling there. She did an ultrasound and discovered a large mass on my thyroid. I then got a biopsy done but it was inconclusive for atypicals. I got a second opinion from another doctor and he [...]
About 15 years ago, I had surgery on my left upper parathyroid. In December 2017, I had neck pains, stiffness and difficulty swallowing. I went to urgent care and they found nodules on my right side. I saw my endocrinologist in early 2018 and had a number of tests done. [...]
I had a lump on the right side of my neck. My primary care physician made an appointment for me with an endocrinologist in Orange County. A biopsy was done and I was told that it was cancer and that it did not look good. We needed to move quickly. [...]
I am a case manager at a small clinic. We have no specialties there. We are also semi-isolated and have to send our special needs patients out of clinic. This is where UCLA comes in. I LOVE LOVE LOVE pediatric endocrinology! Debbie rocks!! Got my [...]