Surgery

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

By uclahealth • March 9, 2020

I wholeheartedly recommend UCLA COMET if you are ready to change your life!

By uclahealth • January 10, 2020

Gastric Sleeve Patient Story Weight Loss Surgery: Sleeve Gastrectomy - Total Lost: 182 pounds in 15 months so far* *Weight loss results can vary depending on the individual. There is no guarantee of specific results. Read full disclaimer > "I wish that I would have done this years ago." —Female Patient I am a woman [...]

By uclahealth • January 3, 2020

“My mom is having surgery today so, I’m waiting for her,” reveals Gloria, a family member waiting at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. “She’s having parathyroid surgery, so it will be an hour or two-hour wait. I was in the waiting room when they invited me to come to the [...]

By uclahealth • December 20, 2019

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 > "I’m happy I went through with it." —Ashley I’ve always been overweight but active growing up. We always ate fast food. In college, I stopped playing [...]

By uclahealth • December 11, 2019

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

It was the best decision I have ever made.

By uclahealth • October 30, 2019

“I went in for my annual mammogram, and they saw a calcification,” recalls Marjan Shokri, who was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer. She chose the UCLA Breast Center, Santa Monica for treatment. “I had two biopsies because the MRI showed one more calcium deposit closer to my nipple. The options [...]

By uclahealth • October 24, 2019

Dr. Chen is amazing.

By uclahealth • October 24, 2019