Patient Story

Alan and Blyden's Story Kidney Transplant Rejuvenates a Life and Reconnects Old Friends Friends since childhood but separated by years and geography, Alan Landros and Blyden Loutensock found each other again in a time of need. And when it came time for Loutensock to make a choice to help his old friend - [...]

By uclahealth • April 25, 2010

Pam's Story Kidney Transplant Chain Pamela Heckathorn, of Cypress, Calif., was to receive a kidney from her cousin Dave Busk, who lives in the Los Angeles area; husband and wife Arturo and Maricela Carvajal, of Fillmore, Calif., were to have formed a donor-recipient pair; and Randy Platt, of Covina, Calif., wanted to [...]

By uclahealth • April 24, 2010

Joe's Story Corneal Transplant New techniques for corneal transplantation are associated with improved safety and more rapid visual recovery along with equal or, in some cases, better visual results, says Anthony Aldave, MD, director of the Cornea Service at UCLA Stein Eye Institute. Corneal transplantation, which replaces a patient's damaged cornea with donor corneal tissue, is the [...]

By uclahealth • April 23, 2010

I would highly recommend going to the midwives at UCLA, they are confident and competent in giving you your best chance at success.

By uclahealth • August 16, 2009

I want to thank you for helping bring my little angel into this world. I had such a great experience with you Susan during my delivery.

By uclahealth • August 16, 2009

We loved the care we received from the midwife group throughout my pregnancy. But Ann deserves special mention for her assistance during labor. She was fantastic, supportive, instructive and really made the natural birth experience possible.

By uclahealth • April 14, 2009

I was only able to see the midwives for the end of my pregnancy and birth, but I had a fabulous experience. Their philosophy was exactly what I was looking for - laid back and non-invasive. I was able to have the birth experience I wanted, and I am confident that was due in part to being under their care, I am looking forward to working with them for my next pregnancy!

By uclahealth • February 27, 2009

I would recommend the UCLA midwives to anyone who is pursuing a safe and fulfilling birthing experience.

By uclahealth • February 9, 2009

We are so glad we chose to entrust both of our sons' pregnancies and deliveries to UCLA's midwives, and will always be grateful to them.

By uclahealth • January 26, 2009

It's...Jerry, Amy and 'lil Timmy...we're all doing great! We just had our first pediatrician visit this afternoon and everything is looking terrific. Timmy gained back the weight he lost and is now at 8 lb 8 oz; his birth weight was 8 lb 7 oz.

By uclahealth • January 26, 2009