Dr. Michael Yeh

I had an endocrinologist, Dr. Jelena Maletkovich, who suspected I had thyroid nodules. I had a sonogram. A second sonogram showed more calcified nodules. The fine needle aspirtation done by Dr. Yaroslav Gofnung showed Bethesdda level 5 pathology report 65-70% possibility of malignancy. The diagnosis was papillary thyroid carcinoma. Subsequent [...]

By pismostan • August 30, 2016

This story was submitted by an anonymous patient. MY STORY: I’m a 51 year old mother, business owner and speaker. During a check up for something unrelated, my primary doctor found a thyroid nodule. I had a scan, a needle biopsy and then got the call that brings you [...]

By uclahealth • August 3, 2016

An emergency appendectomy was performed on me on Saturday, 7/9/16 at your Santa Monica hospital location. I have to say, from check-in to check-out, my entire experience was extraordinary. I wish I could remember the names of all the outstanding men and women who helped me, but everyone, and I [...]

By elliottchang • July 20, 2016

I would like to thank Dr. Yeh and his team for such classy professional care during my stay at Ronald Reagan Medical Center. I am pleased to say that I've been a nurse for 50 years and an ICU nurse for 33 of those years. Dr. Yeh was so patient [...]

By • June 6, 2016

UCLA’s new Endocrine Center marks an innovative step forward for both our patients and our staff. Known as an integrated-practice unit, the center allows patients to receive all their related care in one location. “Instead of going to radiology for an X-ray, to a surgeon for a consult and [...]

By uclahealth • May 24, 2016

https://youtu.be/u4A_nDs4_JM   For more than two decades, bisphosphonates, better known via television ads as Fosamax and Boniva, have been the go-to prescription drug for people with osteoporosis. The drugs are supposed to strengthen bone and reduce fracture risk in people post-50. But for one leading cause of [...]

By uclahealth • April 22, 2016

Thyroid cancer radiation treatment comes in the form of a pill. You go into the radiation unit at the hospital, and someone who looks like they’re in a hazmat suit comes into the room, takes these tongs and hands you a pill,” says 33-­year-­old Lauren Shapiro, who discovered she had [...]

By uclahealth • December 11, 2015