Plastic Surgery

Phrenic nerve damaged from stroke

June 15th, 2017

Phrenic nerve damaged from stroke

By stratforddrive454 stratforddrive454

I had a bicycle accident in the late 1980s (No helmet) and my head hit the concrete very hard. 12 years after I had a full stroke. I was OK for several years then I almost passed out and my heart went into A-fibrillation. Fast and hard. my breathing mechanism seemed to be damaged and […]

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Tags: Afib, Anxiety, atrial fibrillation, breathing, Dr. Reza Jarrahy, exercise, nerve damage, patient stories, phrenic nerve, phrenic nerve damage, phrenic nerve injury, stroke


May 8th, 2017

The Best – Dr. Charles Y. Tseng, MD

By judy1 judy1

Dr. Tseng performed a tummy tuck and breast reduction for me. And I am extremely happy with the results. When I went to his office for the pre-op, I was very nervous regarding the surgery. Dr. Tseng explained everything thoroughly and put me totally at ease. I never felt rushed and all questions were answered […]

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Tags: breast reduction, cosmetic surgery, Dr. Charles Tseng, patient stories, plastic surgery, surgery, tummy tuck


Dr. Tseng is as good as it gets. Simply the best!

April 19th, 2017

Dr. Tseng is as good as it gets. Simply the best!

By marikmontoya marikmontoya

I’m forever grateful for my amazing team of doctors and nurses at UCLA. My care has been so well managed; with my every need anticipated. Yes, I went in strong, fit, and healthy; however it’s their compassionate care, with my goals in mind, that made my story a success. My team was lead by Dr. […]

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Tags: bilateral mastectomy, BRCA2, BRCA2 positive, breast cancer, DIEP Flap, DIEP Flap breast reconstruction, DIEP Flap breast reconstruction after bilateral mastectomy, Dr. Charles Tseng, geneticist, mastectomy, medications, occupational therapy


February 3rd, 2017

I am a trauma survivor

By stacey12 stacey12

In October of 2012, as I was picking my two year old son up from day care, my car was struck by a man driving a large work van. I had been standing next to my car, trying to cajole my son into his car seat. The force of impact drove my car frame through […]

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Tags: bone grafts, Dr. Andrew Da Lio, Dr. Devon Jeffcoat, patient stories, physical therapy, pregnancy, skin flaps, titanium rods


Thank you Dr. Da Lio!

February 2nd, 2017

Thank you Dr. Da Lio!

By mhf95 mhf95

Every since I was little I’ve had a freckle on the lower part of my eye. In the last few years it started getting larger and began to bother my vision and people began to comment on it. I was nervous to have it removed since it was so close to my eye but Dr. […]

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Tags: Dr. Da Lio, freckle removal, patient stories, plastic surgery


Dr. Jarrahy is one of the best!

January 25th, 2017

Dr. Jarrahy is one of the best!

By ccp ccp

A terrible car accident left me in rough shape a few years ago. In addition to a head injury, I suffered a broken nose and a deep laceration on the tip of my nose. Dr. Jarrarhy came to the rescue with some 3 a.m. stitches, and after a few follow-up appointments, a surgery to set […]

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Tags: broken nose, Dr. Reza Jarrahy, patient stories, plastic surgery