Patient Story

Gastric Sleeve Patient Story Weight Loss Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "Surgery changed everything and it feels good." —Hector I feel like I didn’t have motivation to go out prior to surgery. I had a difficult time [...]

By uclahealth • December 11, 2019

Having my surgery at UCLA was one of the BEST decisions I’ve ever made.

By uclahealth • December 10, 2019

“UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind is a program that really enhances kids who aren’t affiliated with sports,” explains Brandy Peacock, PE and softball coach at Culver City High School.

By uclahealth • November 27, 2019

The bride looked beautiful in her wedding dress, soft music welled in the background, and her father stood ready by her side.  But instead of walking down the aisle, Janneth walked down a hospital corridor and into the groom’s room in the Intensive Care Unit at UCLA Medical Center, Santa [...]

By uclahealth • November 27, 2019

It was the best decision I have ever made.

By uclahealth • October 30, 2019

Dr. Chen is amazing.

By uclahealth • October 24, 2019

“They told me the cancer had spread to my bones and I was given an 18-month prognosis,” reveals Nancy Radin, who found out her breast cancer had metastasized in her late 40s. “I decided to go elsewhere for a diagnosis and came to UCLA Health. I credit the doctors here [...]

By uclahealth • October 23, 2019

“I was the first one in my family to be diagnosed with breast cancer,” recalls Charisse Enrique, who had calcifications when she went in for her first mammogram at 40. “So every six months I would go in for a mammogram, and a year a half later, I got an [...]

By uclahealth • October 23, 2019

Parton knew he needed extraordinary measures to beat the disease: the cancer was spreading all over his body. That’s when he met with Dr. Edward Garon of the UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

By uclahealth • October 23, 2019

“Women get to come together, be pampered, and feel beautiful at a time when their bodies and their own identities feel in transition,” acknowledges Joyce Chang, who spoke during the Breast Cancer Spa Day. “I shared what it’s like to be Dr. Helena Chang’s daughter, which is sharing your mom [...]

By uclahealth • October 21, 2019