Head and Neck Surgery

March 27, 2018

Our sweet Jenny

By Margie62 Margie62

Thank you to our amazing daughter, Jenny, PhD (soon to be MD in June) for being such an awesome daughter & Doctor. She’s done cancer research to help others & soon to be a head & neck surgeon (ENT). She always puts others first & is so dedicated to her profession. Thank you, Jenny!!!

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Tags: cancer research, Doctors Day, ENT, head & neck surgeon, patient stories

November 29, 2017

Best Buddies

By Eilish17 Eilish17

Hello I have a story you might be interested in. I am a long time UCLA patient. Ten years ago I had a malignant salivary gland tumor removed by Dr Paul Kedeshian. The type of cancer it is usually recurs at around 10 years. Dr K has been taking wonderful care of me and at […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Paul Kedeshian, malignant salivary gland tumor, patient stories


February 22, 2017


By john12 john12

My story begins with other physicians advising me that the UCLA Head & Neck Surgery Department was the only place to receive comprehensive treatment for my head and neck related invasive skin cancer. Following that advice, I began a journey with the UCLA Medical Center that not only included the Head and Neck Surgery Department, […]

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Tags: cancer, cancer treatment, compassionate care, Dr. Maie St. John, head and neck cancer, head and neck surgery, maxillofacial prosthetics, patient stories, skin cancer, UCLA Head and Neck Surgery Department

Above and beyond in every way

June 6, 2016

Above and beyond in every way

By Anonymous-98352 Anonymous-98352

For my entire life I’ve been the epitome of healthy, fortunate enough to not even so much as get a cold for the past 10 years. Shortly after turning 30, I had a growth on my tongue that I couldn’t get rid of. After seeing my dentist and having it biopsied, it was determined that […]

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Tags: cancer, cancer survivorship, Dr. Maie St. John, patient stories, tongue cancer