Dr. Stephanie Smooke Praw

I was seeing my regular doctor, Jan Miyakawa M.D., for other reasons when she noticed a thyroid nodule. She has been my doctor for over 30 years and she is amazing. Because of regular check ups and a good relationship, she was able to notice this right away, She [...]

By mjf • June 15, 2017

There are not sufficient words to express our gratitude for the many doctors and other medical personnel who have helped and currently help both John and me. We have both needed MUCH in the past 5 years. My personal "UCLA story" began in 1990 with Dr. Gerhard Fuchs when [...]

By jan90 • March 30, 2017

My doctor, Stephanie Smooke, MD, is always there when I ask questions or concerns. She always gets back to me very quickly, which is great when you are waiting for answers. Dr. Smooke always has good referrals to other doctors if I need them. She contacts me first when lab test [...]

By GREAT FULL • March 23, 2017

After a year of doctor visits, procedures and worrying I got the great news I am cancer free. A little over a year ago, I got diagnosed when I went to see Dr. Susan Davis, an endocrinologist at UCLA, for hypothyroidism. She found a nodule, I wasn't very worried because [...]

By bserna • September 13, 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