Patient Story

Giving birth during COVID-19: “Birthing may be different, but different doesn’t mean something isn’t good,” says Dr. Sridhar.

By Jane Murcia • June 23, 2020

By uclahealth • June 19, 2020

Head and Neck Melanoma Patient Story Testimonial: Head & Neck Cancer Surgery - Melanoma “I could not have received better care anywhere.” —Robb I am an American physician working overseas and was diagnosed with malignant melanoma while in Africa. I contacted UCLA from Africa and was given an appointment the day after I [...]

By uclahealth • June 19, 2020

HPV p16 Throat Cancer Patient Story - Robotic Surgery Testimonial: Robotic HPV p16 Throat Cancer Surgery “I was not a smoker or drinker by the way, just a healthy 55-year-old with HPV P 16 throat cancer that met the best Doctor in Maie St John and here today and for the next [...]

By uclahealth • June 19, 2020

This is an amazing team of highly qualified specialists.

By uclahealth • June 4, 2020

The process itself was effortless and I recovered really quickly from the surgery.

By uclahealth • May 21, 2020

I’ve lost 100 lbs and gained many years of life.

By uclahealth • March 9, 2020

“I was originally looking for a peer support program, but then I came and was encouraged to share my perspective,” remembered Chinna Balachandran, who joined the Neurosurgery Patient and Family Advisory Council (NPFAC). “I had a traumatic brain injury, a subdural hematoma. It’s bleeding in the brain that is so [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

“I had a golf ball-sized meningioma taken out of brain and was so impressed by the help I got at UCLA Health that when I had the chance to give back, I gave something back,” explains Brad Lusk. Lusk underwent a 14-hour surgery to remove a very healthy and growing [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020

“It’s so wonderful that UCLA Health was able to open up another clinic for those in this area,” remarks Vialva Steen, mother to four-month-old twins Epic Steen and Eikon Steen. Vialva is enjoying the convenience of the UCLA Health Culver City clinic. “They’re both preemies. Eikon was born four pounds, [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2020