nodules

I had nodules that turned out to be cancer on the right side of thyroid. My endocrinologist suggested that I have the whole thyroid removed as a cautionary measure. Dr. Livhits said she would just take half of it out, why have more out when there isn't anything suspicious on [...]

By Grateful • May 8, 2019

About 15 years ago, I had surgery on my left upper parathyroid. In December 2017, I had neck pains, stiffness and difficulty swallowing. I went to urgent care and they found nodules on my right side. I saw my endocrinologist in early 2018 and had a number of tests done. [...]

By Nie • August 18, 2018

I saw my endocrinologist to talk about having to get my nodules removed. I knew this would be a risky procedure because it would be done in a very critical area so there could be a possibility that I would lose my voice. As a result, I did a lot [...]

By Sarah • July 5, 2018

My endocrinologist referred me to Dr. Yeh when cancerous nodules were found on my thyroid for a lobepectomy. Dr. Yeh did an excellent job and was highly recommended by my endocrinologist. Dr. Yeh took time to sit with me after my surgery during recovery and my incision is very small. [...]

By Laurien • June 22, 2018

I went to see my primary care physician for my physical. I told her I would like to have an ultrasound of my carotid artery because I had a 20 percent blockage. She did the test and found out that I had a nodule on the right side of my [...]

By pt7483 • January 31, 2018

We knew something was wrong when I saw visible nodules in my neck. I came in to the clinic not wanting surgery and I told Dr. Yeh the moment I stepped into the office. The idea of surgery and a scar on my neck was not something I wanted, so [...]

By Alyssa • December 5, 2017

I'm a teacher and have 2 beautiful children who are grown up and self dependent. I had my thyroid removed a few weeks ago because it was found to be cancerous, and I discovered it in an unconventional way. I was in the doctor's office for something else, and the [...]

By rbertell • May 19, 2017

I've found a lump in my throat for maybe about 6-7 years and I wanted to get it checked to get it removed as I didn't know what it was. I then found out it was thyroid cancer. I came to UCLA medical group and Dr. Livhits found 4 nodules [...]

By Happy Patient • October 26, 2016