colorectal surgery

“I focus a lot of energy on treating the patient as a whole person,” explains Dr. Anne Lin, a colon and rectal surgeon at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “When I meet patients, often they already have the diagnosis of colon cancer. I talk to them about the next steps in their [...]

By uclahealth • September 4, 2020

We are very thankful and fortunate for Dr. Kazanjian In taking such good care of Michael and giving him his life back. Since the surgery he can eat again and has gained 29 lbs. Thank you !! By: Rebecca T.

By adinielli • May 10, 2019

Jim Frost, 57, is an avid hiker, who spends hours each week on local trails. He is also a real [...]

By uclahealth • March 21, 2019

Dr. Vatche Agopian is my favorite doctor because he gave me a chance to live longer. He performed an extraordinary surgery on me, more than what was expected. And he is not only a great doctor but he is an amazing human being. He always cheered me up when I [...]

By luz1 • March 30, 2017

In 2014, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 colorectal cancer and immediately began to research a surgeon at UCLA. I was really lucky to find Dr. Anne Lin, a compassionate and wonderful surgeon, who took me into the preparation of my surgery at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Dr. [...]

By whwriter • March 29, 2017

As we’ve seen from the much-reported rise in abuse of prescription opioids, use of the painkillers can be fatal when not properly managed. But even under the careful supervision of a physician, opioid use can cause a less severe problem – opioid-induced constipation, leading to delays in a patient’s [...]

By Phil Hampton • June 26, 2016

Tommy Chong has had many identities in his decades-long career: comedian (he’s half of the Grammy Award-winning comedy duo Cheech & Chong), actor,

By uclahealth • June 3, 2016

Robert Greenwald was told after a routine colonoscopy that he had a suspicious polyp that was a little bigger than a quarter in a hard-to-reach place that was going to require major surgery to remove – even though it wasn’t certain if the polyp was cancerous or not. [...]

By uclahealth • May 4, 2014