Endocrinology

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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 [...]
By David • August 23, 2018
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, [...]
By Pon • August 23, 2018
I had a thyroid sonogram done and that was when I learned I had papillary cancer so I had to get a thyroidectomy to remove my entire thyroid. My family doctor referred me to Dr. Leung who then referred me [...]
By Ellen • August 22, 2018
In February 2018 I was diagnosed with papillary carcinoma of the thyroid. I was scheduled for surgery in May at a hospital in the San Fernando Valley. The surgery was cancelled as I had a severe reaction to the medicines I was given and my [...]
By Lhen • August 21, 2018
My blood pressure was high and I was feeling dizzy. My blood work showed my potassium level was high. I needed to have adrenalectomy and I was referred to Dr. Livhits. The team was fantastic- everyone was professional and organized. I [...]
By Roadrunner • August 20, 2018
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 [...]
By Blessed Patient • August 19, 2018
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. [...]
By Nie • August 18, 2018
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. [...]
By CKFM • August 17, 2018
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 [...]
By DTaz • August 16, 2018
In 2009 I was told I had hyperthyroidism and began taking meds. Then in December 2011 I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. By March 2012 I was in remission. I had heart palpitations and tremors but nothing was offered to me [...]
By Lulu • August 15, 2018